2018 Speakers

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Lisa Hecker, MS, NMCEM
Session #49

Lisa Hecker has been the Safe Schools Coordinator at the Safe and Healthy Schools Bureau at the New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) since March of 2015. As the Safe Schools Program Coordinator, Lisa is responsible for overseeing the emergency operations planning for all of New Mexico’s public and state charter schools. She provides guidance on emergency operations planning, training and exercises, and individual technical assistance to schools as needed. Prior to joining the PED, Lisa worked as a contractor mostly with the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Justice for 15 years. Lisa holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of New Mexico and an M.S. in Justice from the American University in Washington, D.C.