DEM's Elizabeth Ownsby Receives U.S. Army and FEMA Award for Superior Service

In appreciation of Elizabeth's outstanding contributions to the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program, Carmen J. Spencer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Elimination of Chemical Weapons) and James R. Kish, Director, Technological Hazards Division of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, recently presented Elizabeth with the "Program Manager's Award for Superior Service."  

The award was in recognition of Elizabeth's Information Technology and Telecommunications support to federal, state and local partners as a Team Leader for exercises and as an exercise Master Planner and evaluator.  The exercises are in integral part of the CSEPP process and form the backbone of first response and emergency preparedness competency and capability testing for communities, including Colorado's Pueblo community.