With over 150 years of collective experience, IMFC's consultants are able to clearly convey disaster response procedures and techniques. Our professionals incorporate past experiences, current knowledge, and federal guidelines to better prepare your teams for an effective response. IMFC will customize assessment, planning, training, and exercises to accommodate your agency's unique needs, as well as provide online courses at no cost to your organization.
IMFC will better prepare your agency for attainment of goals and objectives by providing the following:
- A customized operational plan and training that has been thoroughly researched and developed
- Subject matter experts that have demonstrated skills and experience
- Capabilities to support and work collaboratively with agency personnel
- Cost effectiveness while maintaining a qualitative approach
Morgue Operations/Search & Recovery
Garold D. "Gary" Huey is a licensed Texas Funeral Director and Embalmer. He serves as an adjunct faculty member at San Antonio College Mortuary Science Department and the Protective Services Department Emergency Management Administration Program.
In 2006, Gary has served as the Post Mortem Operations Manager, Louisiana Family Assistance Center, following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Gary retired in 2003 from the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Division with over 31 years experience in military mortuary affairs. He is experienced in all phases of mass fatalities operations including search and recovery, personal effects processing, identification documentation, next of kin briefings, preparation, casketing, and movement of remains.
His mass fatalities experience includes leadership roles in Operation Iraqi Freedom, the space shuttle Columbia mishap, 9/11 Pentagon terrorist attack, Operation Desert Shield, and aviation disasters.
Gary has over ten years experience in private sector funeral service.
Critical Incident Stress Management
Diane Myers is a licensed Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse and Clinical Nurse Specialist in private practice. She has advanced training and certification as a specialist in traumatic stress and works with individuals and families experiencing trauma, grief and loss, life change, anxiety, depression, family, workplace, and health problems.
Diane has thirty years experience working with disaster and critical incident stress and has provided mental health and stress management services in over fifty major disasters. She is a consultant and trainer for federal, state, local, and nonprofit agencies, as well as fire, police, emergency management systems, military, schools, and private industry. She is the author of over seventy publications on trauma, disaster, and critical incident stress.