Noël Francine Kepler
Noël Kepler is a thought leader in crisis management, community engagement and emergency readiness. A nationally recognized speaker on Emergency Management issues, she continues to work with communities, both public and private, helping them facilitate their own preparedness programs, while educating emergency management practitioners on special interests including Community Engagement, Climate Change, and Diversity.
Currently working in Risk Management at Ogilvy, Noël has worked for the last 15 years on crisis management projects including city-wide planning in New York City, program development, security strategies, risk and vulnerability assessments, and curriculum development and training. Her true passion is community engagement and education. She serves as a mentor for college students and entry level practitioners, and is a guest lecturer for Public Administration.
A 2011 Disaster Science Fellow (FAcEM) of the Emergency Management Academy, Noël holds a Masters degree in Public Administration (MPA). She maintains active memberships in the Project Management Institute (PMI), the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), is a founding member of the International Network of Women in Emergency Management (inWEM) and has recently been inducted into the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW).