|The Automated Exercise and Assessment System
Special Assistant to the Chief, National Guard Bureau
April 23, 2003
Transcript (MS Word)
Slides: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
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Mr. Donohue serves as the Chief, Public Affairs and Community Support Office, National Guard Bureau. Concurrently, he serves as the Special Assistant to the Chief, National Guard Bureau. He joined the National Guard Bureau in February 1979 and served as Chief, Command Information, Chief, Chief, Policy and Plans, and Chief, Media Relations, Chief, Public, Legislative & Intergovernmental Affairs prior to his appointment as Chief, Public Affairs in April 1983. Among the major issue areas for which he is responsible are Media Relations, Environmental Public Affairs, Community Relations, Command Information, Risk and Crisis Communications and Historical Services and the WMD "Automated Exercise and Assessment System".
Mr. Donohue's accomplishments include the creation of the ChalleNGe Youth Program-the most successful at risk youth program in the country, the first formal environmental public affairs program/office in the federal government, and the first risk/crisis communication program for Weapons of Mass destruction incidents and other catastrophic disasters. He authored the first comprehensive report to Congress on the Nation's preparedness for a WMD event; and most recently created and directed the development of the National Guard Bureau's WMD Automated Exercise and Assessment System.