Sara Hicks-West is a consultant with The Cloudburst Group and the Disaster Team Lead for technical assistance to natural disasters and public health emergencies affecting persons experiencing homelessness for the HUD SNAPS Office. A career veteran of disaster response and recovery, Ms. Hicks-West has seen first-hand how disasters and public health emergencies impact unsheltered homeless households sooner and more severely and there are often fewer resources available in their recovery. She leads a team of TA providers to develop tools, provide training and assist CoC’s and ESG recipients prepare and respond to disasters in their communities. Her numerous leadership roles on disaster response and recovery operations with the American Red Cross has given her direct insight to the collaborative partnerships required to support special populations recover from disasters.
Ms. Hicks-West holds a master’s degree in Psychology from the University of West Georgia.
3:00 PM–4:15 PM Jul 26, 2022 (US - Eastern)