Corporal Mark Vogel, CEM who works at the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office as the Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator, Division of Emergency Management, graduated from FEMA’s National Emergency Management Executive Academy at the Emergency Management Institute in Emmitsburg, MD. Corporal Vogel completed the full curriculum that supports the advancement of the emergency management profession at strategic policy and executive leadership levels.
Corporal Vogel completed his training on Sept. 26, 2019. Corporal Vogel has served as Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator for the past fifteen years. This program enhances emergency management through critical thinking, strategic planning, negotiation, and conflict resolution applied to complex real-world problems. Sussex County Sheriff Michael Strada stated that Corporal Vogel’s training will enhance the operations of the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, Division of Emergency Management.
Corporal Vogel completed the four resident courses in the Executive Academy to include: Examining Emergency Management Policy and Doctrine; Leading Complex Systems; Interpreting the Contemporary Emergency Management Environment; Creating the Emergency Management Stakeholder Community; and a collaborative capstone project. The Executive Academy instills emergency management leaders with a deeper understanding of contemporary and emerging emergency management issues, debates, and public policy. It provides insights, theories, tools and resources that enable decision-makers to think and act more strategically and to build capacity relating to all types of disasters.