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Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (OEMHS)

Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Management Staff
 

Earl Stoddard, PhD, MPH, CEM, Director - Earl.Stoddard@montgomerycountymd.gov​
Dr. Stoddard is responsible for overall management and strategic direction of the Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security. He works with other county department directors to ensure coordination of planning and response efforts. Dr. Stoddard also manages the department's budget and grant efforts.

Chuck Crisostomo, CEM, Operations Division Chief - Chuck.Crisostomo@montgomerycountymd.gov
Chuck manages the Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security’s Operations Division. He works with other County departments and partner agencies to ensure coordination of response and recovery efforts. Chuck also manages the county’s Emergency Alert Notification systems, Emergency Management information systems, the National Incident Management program and the management of the Emergency Operations Center. This division is also responsible for conducting regular trainings and exercises to improve the County's local and regional emergency response capabilities.

Michael Goldfarb, Administration and Finance Division Chief - Michael.Goldfarb@montgomerycountymd.gov​
Michael manages the Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security’s Finance Division. The division is responsible for managing Federal, state, and regional homeland security grants for Montgomery County. The division also manages all budget, finance, procurement, and personnel responsibilities for the office.

Marianne C. Souders, MS, CEM, MEP, Planning Division Chief - Marianne.Souders@montgomerycountymd.gov​
Marianne manages the Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security’s Planning Division. The planning division is responsible for coordinating with multiple county departments, agencies, as well as public and private partners to develop emergency plans and preparedness initiatives. Additionally, the Planning Division is responsible for community engagement and outreach activities that enhance the awareness and preparedness abilities of the citizens who live and work in Montgomery County.

Andrea Chanin, Administrative Specialist II, Finance & Administration - Andrea.Chanin@montgomerycountymd.gov
Andrea provides project and financial management support for the office. Andrea is responsible for managing Department of Homeland Security grants including state, federal and regional.  She is also responsible for a variety of administrative, fiscal, technical and human resources management functions.

Dan Berkman, MEM, CEM, Emergency Management Specialist - Dan.Berkman@montgomerycountymd.gov
Dan is a member of the Planning division. His responsibilities include the coordination of partners in the planning, development, and in the execution of training, drills, and exercises that test the numerous county emergency plans. Dan also works on a number of projects including but not limited to, Hazard Mitigation, Critical Infrastructure/Key Resources, School Preparedness, Access and Functional Needs and Dam Emergency Preparedness. 

John Burke,  Emergency Management Specialist - John.Burke@montgomerycountymd.gov
John is a member of the Operations division who serves as the Training and Exercise coordinator for OEMHS, which includes the coordination of partners in the planning, development, and the execution of training, drills, and exercises that test the numerous County emergency plans. John is also responsible for the County’s Workplace Safety program and assists with the Alert Montgomery program.

Mitch Dinowitz, CEM, Emergency Management Specialist - Mitchell.Dinowitz@montgomerycountymd.gov​
Mitch is a member of the Operations division with the primary responsibility of serving as the County's National Incident Management Officer, assists with the Alert Montgomery program, coordinates the function of the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) and administers the county’s Employee Emergency Alert System.

Tina Laboy, MS, MDPEMP, Emergency Management Specialist - Kristina.Laboy@montgomerycountymd.gov
Tina is a member of the Planning division. She is the lead planner on the Montgomery County Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) and the County's Strategic Plan for the Emergency Management Program. Tina also works on other planning projects including but not limited to Family Reunification, Access and Functional Needs, and Crisis Communications. Tina maintains the OEMHS website and manages the office's social media accounts.

Matthias Miziorko, MS, Emergency Management Specialist - Matthias.Miziorko@montgomerycountymd.gov​
Matt is a member of the Operations division whose primary responsibilities include: administration of the Alert Montgomery notification system, the operational readiness of the Emergency Operations Center, and serves as the administrator for the WebEOC program. Matt is additionally responsible for using Geographic Information System (GIS) software and its associated spatial data to support day-to-day and emergency operations within the office.

Jim McClelland, Emergency Management Specialist - James.McClelland@montgomerycountymd.gov​
Jim is a member of the Planning division. He is responsible for the development and updating of the County's emergency response and prevention plans. Additionally, Jim works on a number of projects in the planning division, including plan development for damage assessment, debris management, large-scale evacuation, and Continuity of Government. He also works with all Montgomery County Government departments in the development of their Continuity of Operations (COOP) plans, and participates in regional planning efforts in the National Capital Region.

Barbara Moore, Hazmat Permitting Program Specialist - Barbara.Moore@montgomerycountymd.gov​
Barbara manages the county's hazardous materials use permit program, including helping businesses file online and pay their fees. The program is responsible for ensuring businesses are compliant with Executive Regulation 3-12 AM.

Danelia Quiroz, Management and Budget Specialist III - Danelia.Quiroz@montgomerycountymd.gov​
Danelia reviews and analyzes budgets for County operations and Department of Homeland Security grants, including state, federal and regional.  She monitors budgets for fiscal implications of requests.  Danelia is also responsible for program evaluation and management analysis that requires detailed attention to obtain and analyze information, provide recommendations, author reports, perform research, data and trend analysis, financial reviews and reconciliation reports.  She identifies issues and/or problems related to budget and/or programs and makes recommendations to senior management for resolutions.  Danelia is also involved in project management and oversight as it relates to grant funding.

Joe Corona, CEM, Community Outreach Coordinator (CHHS) - Joe.Corona@montgomerycountymd.gov​
Joe works for The Center for Health and Homeland Security as a contractor to OEMHS. Joe coordinates outreach efforts to promote emergency preparedness within the community. 

Maggie Davis, JD, MA, Health Planner (CHHS) - Maggie.Davis@montgomerycountymd.gov​
Maggie works for the Center for Health and Homeland Security as a contractor to OEMHS. She manages several health and emergency medical response-related grant initiatives for the planning division, including work with the Maryland Capital Region Emergency Response System (MD NCR ERS), Montgomery County Healthcare Collaborative for Emergency Preparedness (MOCEP), and the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services. Maggie also supports other planning and programmatic efforts in the department, including strengthening critical infrastructure and key resources in the county

Ashley McKibbin, MRES, Regional Planner (CHHS) - Ashley.McKibbin@montgomerycountymd.gov
Ashley works for The Center for Health and Homeland Security as a contractor to OEMHS. She is involved with the Regional Planners Subcommitte where she assists with National Capital Region collaborative planning efforts. Ashley is also working on Montgomery County planning projects including Dam Emergency Preparedness and Critical Infrastructure/Key Resources.

Jennifer Cleary, Audit & Administrative Specialist (Contractor) - Jennifer.Cleary@montgomerycountymd.gov
Jennifer is a contractor to OEMHS who helps to ensure quality control of sub-award spending reports as well as Capital Asset inventory reporting.

Michelle Morgan, Executive Assistant (Contractor) - Michelle.Morgan@montgomerycountymd.gov
Michelle is a contractor to OEMHS who assists with project and financial management support for the office. She shares responsibility for managing Department of Homeland Security grants including state, federal and regional.  She is also responsible for a variety of administrative and fiscal functions. She assembles materials for meetings and correspondence; prepares memoranda; and assists with research, data collection, and records management. Michelle ensures day-to-day operations of the Office.

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