Category: HSEM Quarterly Newsletter

Q1-2024 Newsletter

Solar Eclipse Planning State agencies have been working diligently alongside local communities and businesses to prepare for the solar eclipse that will occur April 8. While all of New Hampshire will experience the eclipse, the northernmost part of the state, from the area of Lancaster north to the Canadian border, will experience totality. The rest …

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Q4-2023 Newsletter

Nick and Matt listening to an older gentleman in a library

December Extreme Weather and Floods A winter storm struck a large part of the state on December 17 leading to an activation of the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC). Many communities experienced a combination of snowmelt and heavy rainfall resulting in rivers across the state rising above flood stage over the course of several days. …

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Q3-2023 Newsletter

Kelly Brudniak Named Deputy Director Kelly Brudniak accepted the position of Deputy Director for the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management effective July 28, 2023.  Kelly has worked for the State of New Hampshire for more than 20 years, most recently as an administrator overseeing the largest bureau within the Division of Motor Vehicles …

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Q2-2023 NewsLetter

Megan Hoskins Confirmation After 11 years working at the Department of Safety, Megan Hoskins was appointed Assistant Director of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) on May 3 and sworn in on May 5. Since joining the team in 2021, Megan has become an integral part of HSEM. Hoskins previously served as …

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New Mission & Vision HSEM has begun to undergo an organizational restructuring in an effort to achieve the updated mission and vision laid out by Director Robert Buxton in a January general staff meeting. New Vision: Create a culture of high touch customer service in the area of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Creating a …

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