- The State Hazard Mitigation Team (SHMT) is a joint effort between the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA). The SHMT is co-chaired by the State Hazard Mitigation Officer at DCR and the Disaster Recovery Manager at MEMA. The SHMT consists of the staff in DCR and MEMA working full-time on hazard mitigation programs, projects, and planning, such as the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance programs including HMGP, the FMA program, the PDM program.
Name Title Agency Phone Number Colleen Bailey, CFM DCR Flood Hazard Mapping Coordinator DCR (Floodplain Management) 617-626-1446 A.Colleen.Bailey@state.ma.us Eric Carlson
Acting State Hazard Mitigation Officer/NFIP Coordinator
DCR (Floodplain Management) 617-626-1362 Eric.Carlson@state.ma.us Beth Dubrawski Hazard Mitigation Contract Specialist MEMA 508-820-1425 Beth.Dubrawski@state.ma.us Marybeth Groff, CFM Hazard Mitigation Planner MEMA 508-820-1435 Marybeth.Groff@state.ma.us Sherry Leung Lead Hazard Mitigation Contract Specialist MEMA 508-820-1436 Shirletta.Leung@state.ma.us Scott MacLeod Mitigation & Disaster Recovery Division Manager MEMA 508-820-1445 Scott.MacLeod@state.ma.us Sarah White Hazard Mitigation Grants Supervisor MEMA 508-820-2053 Sarah.White@state.ma.us David Woodbury Hazard Mitigation Grants Coordinator MEMA 508-820-2034 David.Woodbury@state.ma.us
State Hazard Mitigation Interagency Committee (SHMIC)
The State Hazard Mitigation Interagency Committee, which consists of state, federal, and private sector organizations, is responsible for contributing to the development of the State Hazard Mitigation Plan as well as reviewing and endorsing project applications proposed by applicants for grant funding. Learn more about the SHMIC members and responsibilities: SHMIC Responsibilities