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.
Caroline Milligan, Secretary
As a former UK police officer with policing experience in the United States and New Zealand, Caroline brings insight and practical experience working within highly regulated and accountable environments. She has been involved in virtual coordination responses including earthquakes in New Zealand, counter terrorism responses in Australasia, active shooter incidents in the US and many large scale wildfires.
Caroline is based in New Zealand and speaks regularly at national and international emergency management conferences; provides counsel to Australasian government agencies on social media implementation and delivers social media for intelligence gathering and investigative training to the criminal justice sector, and public safety, security and emergency management audiences.