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RUSSELL, Stephen

RUSSELL, Stephen

Genero: Masculino

Nivel de Educacion: Master

Titulo de Grado: Director

Descripción: Captain Stephen M. Russell Sr., currently seconded from the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, is the Director of the National Emergency Management Agency currently headquartered at the Cabinet Office, Churchill Building, Rawson Square, Bay Street, Nassau, Bahamas.

Captain Russell hails from the island of New Providence and was commissioned a Sub- Lieutenant in 1984 following completion of his studies at the Britannia Royal Naval College, in the United Kingdom, and other acquaint training with in the Royal Bahamas Defence Force.

His military education includes a Small Craft Command Course, and a Small Craft Crew Command Course with US Naval Technical Training School, Panama, and the Canadian Coast Guard College respectively. Naval Staff College, and Navel Justice School, both at Rhode Island, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. He holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration (magna cum laude), Master’s Degree in Resources Management from the American Military University.

His command experience includes Commanding Officer of HMBS Bahamas, HMBS Yellow Elder, HMBS Fort Montague and an assortment of small craft. Additional assignments include Chief Staff Officer, Commanding Officer Commando Squadron, Squadron Commanding Officer, and Training Officer.

Captain Russell has served several tours of duty with the National Disaster Organization. In 1992, he was assigned to the Organization as its Logistics Officer following the impact of Hurricane Andrew that same year. In 1997, he was appointed as Deputy National Disaster Coordinator and assisted with managing the operations following Hurricane Floyd 1999, and Hurricane Michelle 2001.

In 2000, he successfully completed a course of studies in Disaster Management from Cranfield University in the United Kingdom. In 2008, Captain Russell was appointed Director of the National Emergency Management Agency and provided support in the aftermath of Hurricanes, Ike( 2008), Irene (2011), and Sandy (2012).He currently serves on the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency’s (CDEMA) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC).

Captain Russell’s awards and decoration include the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s Long Service and Good Conduct medal (with a clasp and two rosettes) affixed.
The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency award for 19 years of service in Disaster Management (2011)

Nacionalidad: Bahamas

Idioma: Inglés

Especialización:  Otros (Director)

Agencia Nacional para el Manejo de Emergencias (Director)



Fax: (242) 326 5456

Teléfonos: (242) 376 6362

Teléfonos: (242) 322 6081


Foros activos
Plan Interamericano para la Prevención, la Atención de los Desastres y la Coordinación de la Asistencia Humanitaria
Buenas Prácticas Plan Interamericano
Monitoreo de Emergencias. Organización Panamericana de la Salud