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Michelle Reugebrink

Mindfulness & Resiliency Program Manager and Master Coach, USDA Forest Service

Michelle has worked for the Forest Service for 36 years. Michelle worked for 16 years on wildland fire engines, hand crews, and hotshot crews and still holds fire qualifications. She worked several years as an occupational health and safety manager for the Pacific Southwest Region in California, Hawaii, and the Pacific Islands. Michelle was featured in the fifth anniversary edition of Mindful magazine for her work around mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and coaching. Michelle was featured in TIME magazine’s anniversary edition in 2018, 2019, and 2020 for her work teaching mindfulness. Michelle is a national board-certified health and wellness coach, and a professional integrative health coach through Duke University’s Integrative Medicine program. Michelle was the first in the federal government to hold a Master Certified Coach credential. Michelle is a certified personal trainer and a certified MBSR teacher through the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Michelle is a certified forest therapy guided and a certified holistic stress management instructor. Michelle was part of a documentary for the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation to share stories and learn from a fatality fire in 1994 “Storm King Mountain.” In 2008, Baskin-Robbins and the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation named Michelle Reugebrink one of America’s 31 Firefighting Heroes. This honor recognizes her for outstanding acts of valor and commitment to the ideals of community service and protection of life as a forest safety officer and wildland firefighter. Michelle received the chief’s award for health and safety, in honor of and appreciation for “Her Passion and Caring for Employee Safety and Well Being.” 


Day 2

Meet Your Moderators Nikkia Morgan Bertha Ellis Terrell Wilson

Day 1

Meet Your Moderators Alia Davis Ronald Gaskins Terrell Wilson

11 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.

Welcome Ron Cortez

11 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.

Welcome Mark Wallace

11:05 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

Introduction by Lonnie G. Bunch III, Secretary of the Smithsonian Lonnie G. Bunch III

11:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.

The Museum: A Short History of Crisis and Resilience Samuel J. Redman

11:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.

The Fire at Notre Dame: A Chronicle of the Restoration Process Francesco Bandarin

12:25 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.

Preparedness and Response in Collections Emergencies (PRICE): The Smithsonian’s First Central Collections Emergency Response Team Melissa Miller Sam Snell

12:25 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.

Crime Deterrence and Forensic Traceable Liquids: Impacting Illicit Antiquities Trade Alesia Koush

1:10 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.

Vulnerability Assessment Results and Risk Management Resources Daniel (Dan) Genua Michael Stewart

1:25 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.

Locked Up With Art. How to Keep Your Visitors, Staff, and Collection Safe During a Lockdown Kim Covent Wesley De Smet

2:10 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Lightning Round: Innovative Physical Security and Staffing Techniques Kim Beck Yasmine Vatere Ana Muñoz Sonya Barron Kim Hoffman Dan Bailey Rose Soldano

2:10 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.

Working With a Barrier Model in Our Fight Against Art Crime Ibrahim Bulut Wesley De Smet

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Conservation and Exhibit of Stolen Willem de Kooning’s “Woman-Ochre” Olivia Miller Ulrich Birkmaier

3:10 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.

Art of the Guardians: Curator Discussion and Employee Panel Maureen Catbagan Lambert Fernando Ervin Hargett Sgt. Rosalind Hubbard Louisa Lam Emilie Lemakis Sgt. Will Palenscar Jevijoe Vitug

3:45 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.

Case Study: The MoMA Incident and Staff Wellness and Safety Michelle Reugebrink Amanda Jones Tunji Adeniji Danny Platt

4:25 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.

Year in Review Robert (Bob) Combs

5:10 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Closing Mark Wallace

5:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Virtual Networking

5:10 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Closing Mark Wallace

5:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Virtual Networking

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