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1 Louisiana Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness Research, Training, & Equipment Initiative

2 Introduction SPC Richard DeBlieux SPC Richard DeBlieux Program ManagerProgram Manager Research, Training, & Equipment InitiativeResearch, Training, & Equipment Initiative Louisiana Homeland Security & Emergency PreparednessLouisiana Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness Ph# (225) Ph# (225) LT Casey Shamblin 2LT Casey Shamblin Program Manager Grant Research Louisiana Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Ph# (225)

3 Louisiana Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness Located in Baton Rouge, Located in Baton Rouge, Independence Park State Police Compound Satellite offices in Satellite offices in New Orleans, Carville, Pineville, and Minden Prepare for and React to terrorist attacks, natural disasters, and other state emergencies Prepare for and React to terrorist attacks, natural disasters, and other state emergencies

4 Administration Kathleen Babineaux Blanco Kathleen Babineaux Blanco Governor Governor MG Bennett C. Landreneau MG Bennett C. Landreneau Director

5 Administration COL Michael L. Brown (Ret) COL Michael L. Brown (Ret) Deputy Director,Deputy Director, Emergency Preparedness COL Jadwin V. Mayeaux (Ret) COL Jadwin V. Mayeaux (Ret) Deputy Director, Homeland Security

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7 Grant Information Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between the State and the Department of Economic Development Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between the State and the Department of Economic Development LSU National Center for Security Research and Training LSU National Center for Security Research and Training Louisiana Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Louisiana Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

8 Purpose Seek out opportunities in Louisiana to create economic development Seek out opportunities in Louisiana to create economic development Make Louisiana more competitive for federal homeland security projects related to disaster preparedness, response, and bioterrorism research Make Louisiana more competitive for federal homeland security projects related to disaster preparedness, response, and bioterrorism research

9 Goals Seek out opportunities to create economic growth in Louisiana based on Homeland Security in order to help drive the state’s economy Seek out opportunities to create economic growth in Louisiana based on Homeland Security in order to help drive the state’s economy Help “spin-off” new companies and create new jobs for the citizens of Louisiana Help “spin-off” new companies and create new jobs for the citizens of Louisiana

10 State Inventory List Programs and individuals within Louisiana with an interest in areas related to: Programs and individuals within Louisiana with an interest in areas related to: Chemical & Bioterrorism researchChemical & Bioterrorism research Training, equipping, research, and support infrastructure for emergency respondersTraining, equipping, research, and support infrastructure for emergency responders

11 Comprehensive State-Wide Tour Hold Homeland Security meetings throughout the state Hold Homeland Security meetings throughout the state Meet with all interested college or university leaders, government officials, and business leaders Meet with all interested college or university leaders, government officials, and business leaders Explain the state’s goals and their implementation throughout the state Explain the state’s goals and their implementation throughout the state

12 Inventory Database Develop an inventory database that will be accessible online Develop an inventory database that will be accessible online Stimulate grant utilization in the areas related to emergency responder operations and chemical and bioterrorism research Stimulate grant utilization in the areas related to emergency responder operations and chemical and bioterrorism research

13 Louisiana Bio-Terrorism Emergency Preparedness Conference The National Center for Security Research and Training (NCSRT) will host the 1 st annual statewide Louisiana Bio-Terrorism Emergency Preparedness Conference for emergency responders, public health and medical personnel The National Center for Security Research and Training (NCSRT) will host the 1 st annual statewide Louisiana Bio-Terrorism Emergency Preparedness Conference for emergency responders, public health and medical personnel The Conference will be held early next year The Conference will be held early next year

14 Vendor Information Sheet Fill in your information as thoroughly as possible Fill in your information as thoroughly as possible Information will be transferred to the state’s comprehensive inventory list Information will be transferred to the state’s comprehensive inventory list List will be accessible on the web to all interested parties List will be accessible on the web to all interested parties Your contact information will be listed on the inventory sheet Your contact information will be listed on the inventory sheet

15 Grants Division The Louisiana Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Grants Research Division The Louisiana Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Grants Research Division Research federal grants that fund Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness initiatives Research federal grants that fund Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness initiatives Provide state and local agencies with grant information and assist in the application process Provide state and local agencies with grant information and assist in the application process LT Casey Shamblin, Program Manager LT Casey Shamblin, Program Manager


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