After Action Assessment of the Eric Frein Manhunt

Senate Veterans Affairs Emergency Preparedness Committee

After Action Assessment of the Eric Frein Manhunt

June 15, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.

Pike County Public Training Building

 

Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance by Chairman Vulakovich

Welcome & Introductions
*Senator Randy Vulakovich, Chair
Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

*Senator Lisa Baker

III.  Hearing on the Statewide Radio System

10:30 a.m.                    Law Enforcement – State

Major George L. Bivens, Director Bureau of Gaming Enforcement, PA State Police – Combined Testimony
Major James E. Degnan, Commander, Area III, PA State Police – Combined Testimony
Captain Christopher L. Paris, Commanding Officer, Troop R- Dunmore, PA State Police – Combined Testimony

11:15 a.m.                   Law Enforcement – Local
Raymond Tonkin, District Attorney (Invited), Pike County
Phil Bueki, Sheriff (Invited), Pike County

11:45 a.m.                   Emergency Management                               

Anthony Camillocci, Eastern Area Director, PA Emergency Management Agency
Matthew Osterberg, Chairman, Pike County Board of Commissioners
Timothy Knapp, Director, Pike County Emergency Management
Craig Lowe, Warden, Pike County Correctional Facility

12:15 p.m.                  Business Community

Debbie Gillette, Executive Director, Chamber of the Northern Poconos
Jody Welsh, President (Invited), Pike County Chamber of Commerce
Chris Barrett, Executive Director (Invited), Pocono Mountains Vacation Bureau

12:45 p.m.                  Education Community

William Riker, Superintendent (Invited), East Stroudburg Area School District
Michael Silsby, Superintendent (Invited), Wallenpaupack Area School District

Adjournment

Written Testimony:

Bruce Henry, Director of Emergency Management, Monroe County
Monroe County Control Center

Department of Health: Hospital and Healthsystem Preparedness

Joint Hearing

 Senate Health and Human Services
and
Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
9:00 a.m.
Hearing Room #1 North Office Building

 

Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance by Chairman Vulakovich

Welcome & Introductions
*Senator Randy Vulakovich, Chair
Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

*Senator Jay Costa, Democrat Chair
Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

*Senator Lisa Baker, Chair
Senate Health & Human Services Committee

*Senator Judith Schwank, Democrat Chair
Senate Health & Human Services Committee

Hearing on the Department of Health:  Hospital and Healthsystem Preparedness

9:10 a.m.
Ray Barishansky, Deputy Secretary for Health Planning & Assessment PA Department of Health

9:30 a.m.
Richard Flinn, Jr., Director (Invited) PA Emergency Management Agency

9:50 a.m.
Tom Grace, Vice President for Emergency Preparedness Hospital Association of PA – Attachment

10:10 a.m.
Matthew Linse, Emergency Services Liaison (Invited) Saint Vincent Hospital/Allegheny Health Network Northwest PA Health Care Coalition

Adjournment

PA Regional Task Forces (Map)

The Challenges of Firefighting Today

 Joint Public Hearing with Majority Policy Committee

Firefighter Issues

Friday, October 25, 2013
10 a.m.
Adams County Emergency Services Facility
230 Greenamyer Lane
Gettysburg


10:00 to 10:10 a.m.
Welcoming Remarks

Sen. Lisa Baker, Chair, Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee

Sen. Ted Erickson, Chairman, Senate Majority Policy Committee

Sen. Rich Alloway, Senator, 33rd Senatorial District

Adams County Commissioner Randy L. Phiel

10:10 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.

John Senft, Chairman, Board of Governors, Fire Chiefs and Firefighters Association of York County,
Retired Fire Chief for the City of York
Attachment 1

Robert Gordon, Adams County Council of Governments

Ben Thomas, Cumberland Twp. Manager

Ken Kime, President, Adams County Volunteer Emergency Services Association

John Eline, Director, Adams County Emergency Management Agency

10:40 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Jane Hyde, Vice-President, Wellspan Gettysburg

D. Robert Brady, Local Government Policy Specialist, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Attachment 1
Attachment 2

11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Firefighters Panel

Don Konkle, Pennsylvania Fire and Emergency Services Institute

William Jenaway, Chief, King of Prussia Fire Department

Jerry Poland, Chief, Bonneauville Fire Department and Board Member, PFESI
Act 7 of 2008
Act 8 of 2008
Act 9 of 2008

Jay Delaney, Chief, Wilkes-Barre Fire Department and PA Career Fire Chiefs Assn.

11:30 a.m. to 12 noon

State Fire Commissioner Ed Mann

Follow Up Hearing on School Safety

Follow Up Hearing on School Safety


Senate Education and Veterans Affairs and Emergency
Preparedness

Committees

March 13, 2013

9 a.m.

Hearing Room #1/North Office Building

Please click on links to view testimony in PDF format

 

9:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m.
  • Diane Barber, Director
    Pennsylvania Child Care Association
  • William Grant, Chief Executive Officer
    Hildebrandt Learning Centers
9:20 a.m. to 9:40 a.m.
  • Philip J. Murren, AttorneyBall, Murren and Connell
  • Sean P. McAleer, Director of Education
    Pennsylvania Catholic Conference
  • Livia Riley, Superintendent of Schools
    Diocese of Harrisburg
9:40 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  • Tom Leary, PresidentLuzerne County Community College
  • William Barrett, Director of Campus Security and SafetyLuzerne County Community College
10:00 a.m. to 10:20 a.m.
  • Steven Dupes, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Facilities
    State System of Higher Education
  • Michael Bicking, Police ChiefWest Chester University
10:20 am to 10:40 a.m.
  • Alison Kiss, M.S., Executive Director
    Clery Center for Security on Campus

Additional Information:

Pennsylvania School Bus Association
Education Law Center

School Safety Hearing

School Safety Hearing


Senate Education and Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness

Committees


February 13, 2013

9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Hearing Room #1/North Office Building

Please click on links to view testimony in PDF format

9:00 a.m. to 9:10 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Sen. Lisa Baker, Chair, Senate Veterans
    Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee
  • Sen. Mike Folmer, Chair, Senate Education Committee
  • Sen. Joe Scarnati, Senate President Pro Tempore
9:10 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
  • Supt. Mike Strutt, Butler Area SD
  • Supt. Timothy Deluccia, DuBois Area SD
  • Supt. Mike Silsby, Wallenpaupack Area SD
  • Joseph DeLucca, Director of Federal, State and Non-public
    Programs, Luzerne Intermediate
    Unit, Luzerne County Safe Schools Committee
9:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
  • Secretary Ronald Tomalis, PA Department of Education
  • Michael Kozup, Safe Schools Office, PA Department of Education
9:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  • Donald W. Smith, Jr.,
    Emergency Planning and Response Management Coordinator,
    Center for Safe Schools
10:00 am to 10:20 a.m.
  • Director Glenn Cannon, PA Emergency Management Agency
  • Colonel Frank Noonan, Commissioner, PA State Police
  • Lt. Colonel George Bivens, PA State Police
10:20 am to 10:40 a.m.
  • Chief Robert Martin, Susquehanna Twp. Police Dept.,
    Past President, Chiefs of Police Association
  • Sheriff Phil Bueki, Pike County,
    and Past President, PA Sheriffs Association
  • Police Officer John Bruner, South Strabane Township,
    Washington County
10:40 am to 11:00 a.m.
  • Michael J. Crossey, President, PA State Education Association
  • Joseph M. Zupancic, Canon-McMillan School Board of Directors,
    PA School Boards Association
Adjournment