Director, Emergency Preparedness
Organization: Save the Children’s U.S. Programs
Dr. Paul Myers is Save the Children’s lead for emergency preparedness programming in the United States, including the organization’s signature Resilient and Ready Communities initiatives. Previously, he served at various levels within the American Red Cross, including being the educational lead for the Preparedness department at the National HQ and a Director of Emergency Services. Paul graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a PhD in Communication where his research focused on mass-media persuasion in the context of disaster relief, health threats, and counter-terrorism. His publication history includes a book chapter, academic articles and professional publications.