Member Board of Directors
DRI International President
Global Partnership for Preparedness USA

John Copenhaver

John has been a licensed Georgia attorney since 1979 and a Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) since 1993. He has served in a number of senior executive roles, including as a Presidential appointee to FEMA and as President and CEO of the DRI International.

His career has resulted in the following appointed positions of prestige:

  • Principal of the Council for Excellence in Government, Washington, D.C.
  • University of Georgia School of Law, Board of Visitors in June, 2002-2005
  • Capital Campaign Committee of the University of Georgia School of Law in                                            October, 2004.
  • Advisory Board of the Disaster Resource Guide in February, 2002.
  • Elected to the Disaster Recovery Institute International Board of Directors October, 2001; Chairman 2003-2005
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce National Security Task Force, 2007 to present
  • FEMA National Advisory Council Private Sector Subcommittee, 2008 to present.