Noël Francine Kepler
Noël Kepler started at EMMP in 2009 as an independent contractor. Coming on full time in 2010, she was promoted to partner in 2012. Her passion for her work and her commitment to social innovation has brought a new focus to our mission as an organization.
As a life-long activist and thought leader in crisis management, community engagement and emergency readiness, Noël works with communities, both public and private, to facilitate their own preparedness program, while educating emergency management practitioners on special interests including Community Engagement, Climate Change, and Diversity.
For the last 15 years, Noël has worked in both public and private sector working on projects including city-wide planning in New York, program development, security strategies, risk and vulnerability assessments, and curriculum development and training. Her true passion is community organizing and education. She serves as a mentor for college students and entry level practitioners, and is a guest lecturer for Public Administration.
Noël is a 2011 Disaster Science Fellow (FAcEM) of the Emergency Management Academy, and a Master of Public Administration (MPA). She holds active memberships in the Project Management Institute (PMI), the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), the American Society for Public Administrators (ASPA), 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).