JSU Newswire
Jacksonville, Alabama

Dr. Brenda Phillips Addresses
National Weather Service

JACKSONVILLE -- June 3, 2002 -- Dr. Brenda Phillips, professor of emergency management at Jacksonville State University, addresses the National Weather Service in Kansas City on June 4 on outreach strategies for improving warnings to underserved populations including the elderly, persons with disabilities, the deaf and hard of hearing, and women and children.

The meeting was part of a National Weather Service effort to develop action plans that better serve underrepresented groups, including efforts to increase women and minorities in the profession of meteorology.

Dr. Phillips has 20 years of research and teaching expertise in working with underserved populations in disasters and mass emergencies.


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