Roberta Dwyer, DVM, MS is an extension veterinarian and professor in the Department of Animal & Food Sciences at the University of Kentucky. She was on the MARCE Core Planning Team and served as Lead Evaluator for both the 2014 and 2017 exercises. For the past 25 years she has been involved in disaster preparedness training and exercises, biosecurity, and equine infectious disease outbreak investigation. She is a co-author and trainer for the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) Strengthening Community Agrosecurity Preparedness (S-CAP) program and regularly presents at local, national and international conferences on disaster preparedness and biosecurity. She is board certified in veterinary preventive medicine and epidemiology.