Senator Dan Soucek, North Carolina
Presiding Officer, 2012-13
SLC Program Manager
The mission of the Gulf Coast & Atlantic States Regional Task Force is to provide a more comprehensive understanding of the importance of the Southern Coastal region to the country, its demographic and labor issues, economic drivers and the ability of its governments to respond effectively before, during, and after disasters. Comprised of state legislators, emergency management officials and key staff from the executive branch in the states that form the Gulf Coast and Atlantic Coast,the Task Force seeks to:
Through panel discussions and presentations, the Task Force has examined sustainable community programs, disaster medicine, coastal erosion, disaster management in the private sector, and the Deep Horizon Oil Spill.