Disaster Preparedness Planning at the Pacific Disaster Center

Steve Recca is the staff advisor for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief initiatives with the Pacific Disaster Center (PDC; www.pdc.org). His primary role is coordination of PDC operations with Defense Department and United Nations disaster preparedness planning in the Americas, Europe, and Africa. Steve’s previous positions include security policy assignments with the State Department, Department of Defense, and in academia. He teaches Intelligence, Homeland Security, and Human Security courses at the University of Denver, University of Colorado, and University of Alaska, and is a Trustee for Marian University.

Steve also is on the Review Boards for four peer-reviewed journals: Homeland Security Affairs, Journal of Climate Security and Resilience, Journal of Security, Intelligence, and Resilience Education, and Pracademic Affairs.