Senior Law & Policy Analyst
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Netta Squires joined CHHS in October 2016 as a Senior Law & Policy Analyst. Netta is contracted to Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, where she specializes in planning. The local projects she has worked on include the County’s Family Reunification Plan, Shelter Plan, Volunteer and Donations Management Plan, and Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan. She is the liaison to Public Health (ESF#8), Health and Human Services (ESF #6), and is a subject matter expert in cybersecurity policy. At a regional level, Netta serves on the Council of Governments’ (COG) Emergency Preparedness Specialist Committee, RESF# 6/11 Committee, and RESF #16 Committee. She is also on the training and exercise committee for the Region V Hospital Coalition. Netta regularly conducts trainings and has been on the planning committee for numerous exercises, including the County’s Cybersecurity Senior Leadership Exercise, Region V Full Scale Exercise, and the Emergency Operations Center’s (EOC) Functional Exercises.
Netta started her path in Emergency Management in 2004, with Magen David Adom (MADA) in Jerusalem, Israel. In the U.S., Netta joined the American Red Cross (ARC), International Emergency and Disaster Services Department, where she still serves in a volunteer capacity as a trainer and government liaison to the various NCR EOCs during severe weather events and National Security Special Events. Netta also worked as the Emergency Management Coordinator for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, focusing on employee preparedness and Continuity of Operations planning. During law school, Netta worked as a law clerk for The Employment Law Group, and was a student- attorney representing post incarceration clients. Netta focused on Disaster Law and International Criminal Law and spent a semester abroad in The Hague at the Asser Institute.
Netta earned her undergraduate degree in Emergency Management from the University of Maryland University College, cum laude, and graduated with honors from the George Washington Law School in 2016. She is admitted to practice law in Maryland. In 2018, Netta graduated top of her class with a Masters of Science in Law in Cybersecurity Law, from the University of Maryland Baltimore Law School.