Kathy Fulton is ALAN’s executive director. She leads the organization in facilitating donations of logistics services and equipment to enable delivery of millions of dollars’ worth of humanitarian aid. Kathy served as the organization’s director of operations from 2010 until her promotion in 2014. Kathy’s passion is the intersection of supply chain and emergency management, focusing on the critical role logistics and supply chain professionals play in disaster relief. She serves on national workgroups focused on efficient coordination of logistics activities during disasters, including those hosted by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, the Department of Homeland Security, the Transportation Research Board, National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, and the National Emergency Management Association. Preceding her work with ALAN, she was senior manager of information technology services at Saddle Creek Logistics Services, where she led IT infrastructure implementation and support, corporate systems, and business continuity planning. Kathy holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Northwestern State University of Louisiana and master’s degrees in business administration and management information systems from the University of South Florida.
Learn how a group of experts examined disruptions to demand and supply networks due to impacts from COVID; how these observations are being applied to prepare cross-sector support for continuity of supply chain flow following a Cascadia seismic event; and how your organization can both support and benefit from this work.