We are pleased to announce our new team member, Kymmie Scott. Kymmie joins the Preparedness, Resiliency and Emergency Management (PREM) team as a Senior Emergency Preparedness Specialist.

Kymmie is an emergency management professional with more than a decade of experience. Prior to joining Tidal Basin, she supported both a county and a tribal nation in their development and implementation of emergency services and all-hazards emergency management programs, creating disaster plans and managing operational resources. Her most recent role included oversight of public health grants, giving her a breadth of knowledge about public health in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

She has also served in the industry as a first responder, public information officer, policymaker, and incident commander as well as an adjunct college professor instructing on historic and cultural preservation. She is an advocate for preserving and utilizing cultural heritage in disaster management efforts as a way of furthering the community’s resilience.

We’re very pleased to have Kimmie join the Tidal Basin PREM team.