Put names to faces and learn more about the individuals behind NEW HERC.
Steve Pelch- Northeast Wisconsin Healthcare Emergency Readiness Coalition President
Steve Pelch is the Divisional Director of Safety & Security, Transport, Guest Services and Telecommunications for Hospital Sisters Health System - Eastern Wisconsin Division. Steve oversees hospital activities at St. Vincent, St. Mary’s, St. Nicolas and St. Clare that have interfaced with hospital emergency preparedness in partnership with the Wisconsin Hospital Emergency Preparedness Program since 2002. Currently Steve is the Board Chair for the Northeast Wisconsin Healthcare Response Coalition.
Anna Destree - Northeast Wisconsin Healthcare Emergency Readiness Coalition Vice President
Anna serves as Public Health Officer and Administrator for the Brown County Health & Human Services – Public Health Division in Green Bay, WI. Prior to her role of Public Health Officer Anna served as a Public Health Educator for the Brown County Health Department and has been involved in public health and healthcare preparedness in Northeast Wisconsin for over 10 years.
Shawn Metzner - Northeast Wisconsin Healthcare Emergency Readiness Coalition Coordinator
Shawn has over 25 years in Public Safety with a focus on Special Operations. He has successfully organized and co-led a regional Search and Rescue Team, private Technical Rescue Team and coordinated a state disaster medical response team. Shawn has 4 years of experience working for a Healthcare Coalition as a Healthcare Emergency Planner and healthcare preparedness and response manager.
Shawn has lead Healthcare Coalition response to more than 20 regional, state and federally declared disasters.