Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control
Daisy Harch, Palm Beach County
County ESF-17
Bill Armstrong, Hillsborough County
Biosecurity: At Home, On the Ranch,
and In the Field
Dr. Matt Hersom,Dept. of Animal Sciences, UF/IFAS
Livestock Industries' Concerns
G. Ashby Green, DVM, VP Producer Education, NCBA
Beware of the Bees
Jamie Ellis,PhD, Department of Entomology and Nematology, UF/IFAS
Economic Impacts of Disasters on Florida's Agricultural Sector
Alan Hodges, Food & Resource Economics Department, UF/IFAS
Edward Evans,Tropical Research and Education Center, UF/IFAS
Plight of the Honey Bee
Jamie Ellis, PhD, Department of Entomology and Nematology, UF/IFAS
FBI Laboratory Chemical Biological Sciences Unit Biology Program
Neel Barnaby, Ph.D, Hazardous Material Response Unit, FBI
The First 48 Hours:
When People Shelters Open
Raquel Aluisy and Mary Jo Maruca,C.H.A.A.R.T., Hillsborough County
Community Preparedness: New First Responders
Penny S. Burke,Community Preparedness Division Citizen Corps, FEMA
Pasco County SART Pasco
Animal Response Team PART
Successes and Challenges
Dr. Terry Spencer, Pasco County
Suzan Loerzel, DVM, PhD, Veterinary Services Area Emergency Coordinator
UF Vets and Vet Corps
John Haven, Director, UF College of Veterinary Medicine
Florida Animal Control Association (FACA)
- A Key SART Partner
Bill Armstrong, Hillsborough County
Florida State Response Structure
Greg Christy, D.V.M., Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Emergency Programs Veterinarian Manager
2009 SART Conference
March 25-27, 2009
Cocoa Beach, Florida

Conference Contact: Joe Kight
Phone: 850-410-0900
Pet Friendly Shelters:
Separating Myths from Truths
Laura Bevan, HSUS
Pet Friendly Shelters:
Failure is not an option
Emily Meyer,DEM, Community Assistance Consultant