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Craig A Nemitz  

Disaster? What disaster? Are you really clueless?!?!


Craig Nemitz has been involved with humanitarian services for almost twenty years; and is the Director of Field Services for The Global FoodBanking Network, and a Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) through the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM).

Craig is a dynamic, award winning professional, with outstanding success working with US State and local governments, FEMA, corporations, citizens groups and non-profit organizations in all phases of humanitarian assistance.

Nemitz has earned the prestigious International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance from the University of Geneva, Switzerland / Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin / Fordham University, New York. Craig has served as a Member and Vice-President of National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (NVOAD) and as the Chairman of the National Donations Management Committee.

Professional recognitions and involvements include: Recipient, US Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA), Letters of Commendation Recipient, Georgia Emergency Management Association (GEMA)Certificate of Commendation Recipient, Chicago Anti-Hunger Federation, Certificate of Recognition Recipient, National Hurricane Conference, Certificate of Appreciation Recipient, State of Kentucky, Dare to Care Award Graduate, Disney Institute, Leadership Excellence Selected, International Whos Who of Professionals, 1999 & 2000. Nominee, Ellis Island Medal of Honor, 2003. Keynote Speaker, United Nations Conference on Volunteers, 2005 Kobe, Japan Panelist, Cities on Volcanoes 5 Shimabara, Japan 2007 Presenter and Session Chairman for the International Disaster and Emergency Resilience conference (IDER) on multiple occasions in the United Kingdom, Sweden and Italy. Keynote Speaker at the Second International Symposium on Disaster Management, Seoul, South Korea 2010.

Nemitz has shared his time, talents and expertise with non-profit, federal, regional, local and NGO counterparts in Korea, Japan, Australia, England, Italy, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Canada, Zambia, Sweden, India, South Africa and Costa Rica.

Craig Nemitz currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Panel of the Crisis Response Journal - the premier disaster print publication in the United Kingdom and the European Union.

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