Michelle Constant brings 20 years of experience in the industry and is recognized for spearheading innovative endeavors in health security, healthcare preparedness and emergency management. Award winning and published, Ms. Constant is known for her leadership as an industry expert and business executive. As an engaged contributor to the field, she has spoken at the National Homeland Security Conference, the International Association of Emergency Managers Conference, the National Preparedness Summit and several others. She has been published in prints such as the Crisis Response Journal and the International Association of Emergency Managers trade publication.
Ms. Constant earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from California State University San Marcos, as well as dozens of other sector and threat-specific certifications. Ms. Constant founded Women in Homeland Security Southern California and currently serves as the President.
Favorite Disaster Movie: Airplane
Favorite acronym: ROI
Strangest/Favorite Personal Emergency Kit Item: High heels & a bottle of wine
First EM response/experience: Working for Kaiser Permanente’s safety & security department as a teenager
Hobbies: Working at CONSTANT (of course) and supporting the phenomenal members of Women in Homeland Security. Besides that – spending time with family & friends, traveling internationally (50 countries and counting!), Trojan and Charger football, fitness, collecting exorbitant amounts of beauty products, one-liner jokes & puns