June 5, 2020
Appointment of New Disaster Manager – Mr George Skerritt
The Montserrat Red Cross (MRC) announces that Mr. George Skerritt has joined its staff as our Disaster Manager.
Mr. Skerritt brings a broad range of experiences and skills to the position which are are needed as we prepare for the 2020 hurricane season. He holds BSc degrees in Land Surveying and in Management Studies as well as a post Graduate Certificate in Project Management.
As a land surveyor he possesses skills in mapping and Geographical Information Systems and at the heart of the volcanic crisis, volunteered with the Montserrat Volcano Observatory as a ground deformation surveyor. In his private life he is the Vice President of the Montserrat Amateur Radio Society.
As the Disaster Manager for MRC, he is responsible for coordinating the organization’s preparation for and response to crisis situations such as a hurricane impact. He is also responsible for coordinating the organization’s resilience program to as to reduce the impact or effect of events on the local community.
The Montserrat Red Cross welcomes Mr. Skerritt and solicits the support of the community as he sets about fulfilling the multiple and indeed critical roles he is required to play.
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