APA-NC Section 6: Disaster Recovery

APA North Carolina Chapter


Friday, December 7, 2018
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. EST

Wilmington, NC, United States

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This training session includes discussions regarding the basic tenets of disaster recovery. The workshop provided a generalized overview of disaster recovery funding, mitigation options, public assistance pitfalls, and various need to know details that are often left unaddressed. The session was also be open for a question and answer period.

Topics covered include:

    • Public Assistance Funding
    • Elevation and Recovery
    • Buyout and Acquisition
    • Economic Recovery

By the end of the session, attendees learned about the basic disaster recovery principles for assisting their communities in recovery and mitigation.


Mike Healy

Mike’s 22-year career includes extensive knowledge and diverse experience in the risk and emergency management field. He is a Civil Engineering graduate from Virginia Tech and a Professional Engineer registered in North Carolina, having worked as a roadway engineer early in his career. For over 18 years he has ... Read More

Chris Hilbert

Mr. Hilbert earned his B.S. in Geography from East Carolina University. He has worked for Holland Consulting Planners, Inc., since 1996. His principal focus has been on community development and management of housing related projects, including acquisition and elevation projects. Mr. Hilbert has experience in preparation of administrative guidelines ... Read More

Jesse Miars

Ms. Miars earned her B.A. in Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her experience includes over thirty years in community development/planning administration. She has worked for Holland Consulting Planners, Inc., since 1990, primarily in community development and management of housing related projects, with an ... Read More

Dana Crater

Dana Crater is a Senior Associate for Economic Development, where she works on a variety of research and technical assistance projects in the Knowledge Management and Development (KMD) department at IEDC. Over her twelve-year tenure at IEDC, Dana has worked on a broad range of economic development topics including economic ... Read More

Wes MacLeod

Mr. MacLeod earned his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and his Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Florida. His primary areas of expertise include land use planning, non-motorized transportation planning, and coastal planning. Mr. MacLeod has extensive community engagement experience and enjoys working ... Read More

Contact Info

Wes McLeod, wmacleod@capefearcog.org