Noelle MacKay, Commissioner of Vermont Department of Economic, Housing, and Community Development. MacKay took some lessons from Irene in helping businesses prepare for and respond to disaster and applied them to Sandy. Resources at vtstrong.vermont.gov
Liz Schlegel of the Institute for Sustainable Communities, on the Resilient Vermont project, which is applying preparedness lessons from Irene to the whole state.
Jon Erickson, UVM professor and interim director of the Rubinstein School of Natural Resources, on their work developing Genuine Progress Indicators for the state of Vermont, for decision-making in state government.
Carl Etnier hosted.