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.
Lloyd Colston, Vice President
Lloyd Colston has over 20 years experience in emergency management as a volunteer, public information officer and director. With service at the Utah Olympics and Oklahoma events including wildfires, floods and ice storms, Lloyd has provided ample service to his community and partners. The American Red Cross, Salvation Army and the American Radio Relay League are just a few of the served agencies Mr. Colston has assisted.
Mr. Colston serves as the City of Altus (OK) Emergency Management Office director, an Ambassador with the National Weather Service Weather Ready Nation initiative, and as section manager of the Oklahoma Section of the American Radio Relay League. Mr. Colston actively engages in social media, amateur radio and with his church.