Kristin Kearns, MPA CEM

Kristin Kearns, MPA CEM

Kristin Kearns, the Training and Exercise Coordinator for Asfalis Advisors, develops exercise documents in accordance with Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Programs (HSEEP) methodology and instructs course materials for stakeholders. Some of her other duties include assisting with plan development, marketing, and business development.

Has worked in Emergency Management through multiple events including a total loss of information technology, Category 4 and 5 hurricanes, chemical release, pandemic, mass vaccination, mass sheltering, winter weather (in the South!), active shooter, child abduction, workplace violence, loss of water, loss of primary and emergency power, and HazMat incidents.


  • Master’s in Public Administration – University of North Dakota
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Minor in English – The Ohio State University
  • Certified Emergency Manager – International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)

Fun Facts:

  • Loves reading, especially mysteries
  • A member of the Junior League of New Orleans, an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable