Team Members

Carlene Anders Mayor Pateros WA

Carlene Anders

Executive Director, DLT and Okanogan County Long Term Recovery Group

Carlene Anders is mayor of the City of Pateros, a small city in North Central Washington. Since 2014, she has led the recovery efforts for the largest wildfires in Washington State history, fires which burned over one million acres and destroyed 800+ structures during the summers of 2014 and 2015. Carlene was a wildland firefighter … Read More

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Christine Files Attorney at Law

Christine Files

Board President, DLT

Chris serves as the President of the Disaster Leadership Team and served as the President of the Bastrop County Long Term Recovery Team and Chair of the Unmet Needs Committee for seven years. In September, 2011, the most destructive wildfire in Texas history struck Bastrop County, Texas destroying almost 1700 homes, 38 businesses, 34,000 acres … Read More

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Jeff Koller Mennonite Disaster Service

Jeff Koller

Board Vice-President, DLT and Regional Operations Manager, MDS

As the Regional Operations Coordinator for Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS), Jeff has seen more than his fair share of disasters. MDS, a long-term recovery volunteer organization, assists those affected by natural disaster by rebuilding homes in their communities. Jeff’s first experience with disaster took place in his home state of Kansas in 1973 with others … Read More

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Nina Andaloro


After flood waters receded and the Town of Jamestown identified the need for a Volunteer & Donations Coordinator, resident Nina Andaloro took action. She identified potential volunteer groups to assist residents build back their lives. She successfully recruited Mennonite Disaster Services, Flatirons Habitat for Humanity and worked with various county, state and federal agencies to … Read More

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Janice Butler

Janice Butler

Board Treasurer, DLT and Disaster Advocate

In September 2011 Janice Butler lost her home and much of her community during the most destructive wildfire in Texas history. The Bastrop County Complex Fires destroyed almost 1700 homes, 38 businesses, 34,000 acres and resulted in the loss of 2 lives. What it didn’t destroy were the spirits of those affected. Despite her losses, … Read More

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Robin Clegg

Board Member, DLT, President of San Diego VOAD & Board Chair Community Recovery Team

Robin Clegg has disaster experience which spans several events including one of the largest in California history – the Cedar Fire (2003) where she assisted to coordinate the one-stop shop for long-term recovery efforts. As part of the San Diego County 2003 Wildfire Recovery, Robin served as Chair and convened funding efforts for uninsured and … Read More

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Stephanie Brady Community Clinic Joplin MO

Stephanie Brady

Board Member, DLT and Executive Director, Community Clinic of Joplin

Stephanie is the Executive Director at Community Clinic in Joplin, Missouri, a nonprofit organization that serves the uninsured residents of southwest Missouri. Previously, Stephanie was the Assistant Executive Director at The Independent Living Center where she was employed for 15 years.  She served on the Missouri Statewide Independent Living Council (and was the Chairperson on … Read More

Anna Tangredi Retired Texas State Emergency Management

Anna Tangredi

Board Member, DLT Retired Texas State Dept of Emergency Mgt

Anna began her career back in Beaumont, Texas, so she is no stranger to hurricanes. She received her college degree from Lamar University and immediately began working as a child abuse investigator. After 4 years she left and began working on her Masters’ Degree, only to be sidetracked by a new job offer from the … Read More

Renee White, PhD, Professor University of Southern State MO

Renee White, EdD, LCSW

Team Member & Associate Professor, Missouri Southern State University

Dr. Renee White, LCSW has many ‘lessons learned’ to share with communities who are recovering from natural disaster, garnered from her experience as the Chairperson of the Joplin Area Long Term Recovery Committee (LTRC) and the Chair of the Spiritual/Emotional Committee following the Joplin tornado in May 2011. For the past 30 years, Renee has … Read More

Steve Barbour

Team Member, DLT & Chair of the Wyoming VOAD (WYVOAD)

Although the state of Wyoming historically does not experience disasters, Steve Barbour has now assisted through the recovery of three, which all occurred during the same year. His first experience brought him to a small Eastern WY community, where he arrived on the second day of the response and ended up staying for the next … Read More

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