Board of Directors
Virtual EMA has been blessed to have a number of incredible supporters and leaders within our organization. All of our Officers and Directors serve in a volunteer capacity. We are grateful for their service and commitment to the mission and vision of improving community resilience through social and collaborative communications.
Pascal Schuback, President
Pascal Schuback has worked in the emergency management field for over 18 years. He has been involved in virtual coordination responses including the earthquakes of Haiti, New Zealand, Japan, Hurricane Sandy, Typhoon Yolanda and many large scale forest fires. He is passionate about integrating technology, social media and drones to aid in public safety and disaster response globally.
He volunteers as the Managing Director of Crisis Commons, a global network of volunteers who use creative problem solving and open technologies to help people, agencies and communities in times of crisis. Examples include Virtual Operations Support Teams that support incidents including forest fires; flooding; earthquakes and winter storms globally and a university based global situational awareness tool for travel security.
Eric Frank, Treasurer
Eric serves as an emergency manager and public information officer in a countywide emergency management and 911 program. He chairs both his local CERT and Citizen Corps committees to provide well trained community members that will be able to ensure our communities bounce back after disaster.
Eric has used social media in all phases of emergency management and coordinates the nationally-known 30 Days, 30 Ways Preparedness Game during National Preparedness Month. Beyond being an emergency manager, Eric also served as a fire fighter for 16 years and is well versed in all facets of emergency response.