Community Impact

Brevard Long Term Recovery Coalition


To strengthen area-wide disaster coordination through the sharing of information, simplifying resident access to services, jointly resolving cases with disaster-related recovery needs and providing mitigation activities to low income residents of Brevard County.


Promote collaboration among community partners to address the long term recovery needs resulting from a disaster.

Advocate for ongoing hurricane preparedness within the community through cooperation with governmental, faith-based, non profits and voluntary agencies.

To help resolve recovery needs that have not been met by local, state, federal or voluntary agency assistance.

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Board Chair
Jim Watson
Brevard Workforce
Development Board, Inc.

Vice– Chair
Sam Dettra
Brevard County, Housing & Human Services

Jim Spanogle

Past Chair
Frank Barger

Other Board Members
Representatives from:
Salvation Army
Brevard County Emergency Management
Community Services Council
American Red Cross

At-Large Members
Franck Kaiser
Home Builders & Contractors Association of Brevard

Melinda Thomas
City of Melbourne

Glenn Morris
City of Palm Bay

Executive Director
Liz Lee

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