Mary Jo Flynn is the Emergency Operations Coordinator for Sacramento County Office of Emergency Services where she is responsible for: training, exercises, planning coordination, technology, and social media. She has worked in EmergencyManagement and related roles since 2005 in addition to roles in: Legislative External Affairs; Recreation and Volunteer Management; and Film and Television development. Ms. Flynn has a MS from CSU Long Beach in Recreation Administration, and a BA from CSU Fullerton in English Literature. She currently holds a Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) credential through the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) and served as the Chair of the Emerging Technology Caucus from 2013-2015. Additionally, she served as the Chair on the Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate from2014-2016 on the Social Media Working Group (SMWG) and is a consultant/instructor with the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC) specializing in social media education for emergency managers.