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TS Talks Emergency Communications at LoCC City Managers Department Meeting

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League of California CitiesTripepi Smith President Ryder Todd Smith is scheduled to speak at the League of California Cities (LoCC) City Managers Department Meeting in San Diego.

Ryder will join Malibu City Manager Reva Feldman, Santa Barbara Communication Manager Gina DePinto and Municipal Water District of Orange County Emergency Manager Kelly Hubbard to discuss a pressing subject of California cities: emergency communications during natural disasters.

The group’s session titled “Major Incident Communications: Technical Solutions, Political Risks, and Community Information,” will take place from 2:15-3:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2019.

The panel will share their best practices, trusted resources, observations and lessons learned when it comes to communicating with stakeholders in the face of natural disasters. The talk will also explore the climate of emergencies with regard to politics, public relations risk, societal challenges, hurdles created by Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) and panelist experiences.

“This topic is especially near to all California city manager, councilmember and staff hearts. The insights of each panelist will add value to the ongoing discussions about emergency communications across our cities,” said Ryder. “Gatherings like the City Managers Department Meeting are an integral part of the education and growth of our cities and communities. And discussion from lessons learned in the trenches on an issue such as emergency communications is ultimately vital to the health and safety of California residents. I am honored to contribute and look forward to joining everyone for this and other important conversations in San Diego.”

A team of five Tripepi Smith associates will join Ryder in San Diego for the three-day conference. The marketing-technology-public affairs firm will also co-host a sponsor dinner with fourteen other firms that provide for the local government space.

About Tripepi Smith

Tripepi Smith is a marketing, technology and public affairs firm located in Orange County, CA. Its clients include for-profit, nonprofit and public agencies throughout the state of California. Its unique mix of marketing and technology prowess provide a competitive advantage for organizations seeking to leverage the Internet to achieve their communication goals. The firm also provides full content creation services, including: ghost writing, collateral development, photography, video production, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, email marketing campaigns and website design and execution. Tripepi Smith clients include: City of Culver City, City of Rolling Hills Estates, City of Tracy, City of Cupertino, City of Duarte, City of Daly City, City of La Cañada Flintridge, City of Santa Ana, City of Paramount, City of El Cerrito, City of Indian Wells, City of Yuba City, NHA Advisors, Cal Choice, California Joint Powers Insurance Authority, Rowland Water District, Valley Water Company, California Contract Cities Association, California City Management Foundation, League of California Cities, Institute for Local Government, Renne Public Law Group, Inland Empire Utilities Agency and Climatec Energy Services.

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