Maximizing Your Disaster Cost Recovery
The Critical Role of Purchasing and Procurement

Michael Martinet, CEM
Martinet Group, LLC

February 12, 2014

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Related Web Resources:
FEMA Public Assistance Program
EMI IS-634, Introduction to FEMA's Public Assistance Program
44 CFR ß13.36 Procurement

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4 1/2 stars 16 Ratings Submitted

5 Stars 7 (44%) Academia 1 (6%)

4 Stars 7 (44%) Business 4 (25%)

3 Stars 2 (12%) Government 8 (50%)

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"This presentation was extremely useful. As a Procurement Officer in Missouri, I am well-versed in disaster response and recovery and will use this presentation to help build a recovery plan for SEMA."
Amber Willis
Missouri State Emergency Management

"The information is very useful to Emergency Management."
Jeffrey Robinson
Area G

"Great information."
Curtis L. Wallace
Savannah Fire & Emergency Services

"Great information to share with city manager and finance director to ensure our purchasing policy is in line with Feds."
Rita Beaudry
City of Auburn Police Department

"Amy,  Great topic and very important to every community.  These recovery funds will help rebuild the impacted area much faster."
Dan Linehan
Command Post Solutions

"The bean counters always win in the end - this presentation highlighted why it is important to plan financial activities in the quiet time."
Walt Polley

"Always more things to learn! Great job, Mike."
Isabel McCurdy

"This is really good information. As stated during the webcast, many organizations are unaware of the FEMA after disaster recovery complicated auditing process."
Rocky Rhoads
Lee Memorial Health System

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Michael Martinet is the principal of the Martinet Group, LLC and specializes in disaster finance training and cost recovery planning.

Previously he was the Emergency Planning Manager for the Controllerís Office in the City and County of San Francisco. Mr. Martinet served as the Executive Director for the Office of Disaster Management, Area G for 16 years, a consortium of 14 cities in Los Angeles County.

He holds a Masterís degree in Emergency Services Administration, and is a Certified Emergency Manager.  He is the past Vice-president of IAEM Region IX, and a past member of the IAEM Global Board.  He currently chairs the Ad Hoc Committee on Disaster Cost Recovery for IAEM.

He served on the CEM© Commission for six years and he was a principal on the NFPA Committee on Standard 1600.  He also served as an assessor for the Emergency Management Accreditation Program.

Mr. Martinet frequently speaks at state, national and international emergency management conferences on disaster finance and business continuity issues.

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