~DeLorenzo returns to former post, Godsey promoted to State Meteorologist~
Florida Division of Emergency Management (DEM) Interim Director David Halstead today announced that Michael DeLorenzo has been named Bureau Chief of Response and State Emergency Response Team Chief (SERT Chief) and Amy Godsey as State Meteorologist.
“Mike brings an extensive background in public service and emergency management to the State team and we are honored to have him return to our ranks as Response Chief,” said Halstead. “Amy has been a dedicated member of our Meteorological Unit and a proven communicator while serving as Deputy Meteorologist. I am proud to promote Amy to the top position of State Meteorologist.”
DeLorenzo previously served as Bureau Chief of Response and Preparedness for the Division from 2001 to 2006. He served as SERT Chief during the 2004-05 hurricane seasons when eight storms impacted the Sunshine State. From 1975 to 1999 DeLorenzo served in several technical and management positions with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Godsey has served the Division as Deputy State Meteorologist from 2006 to November 2009 when she was named Acting State Meteorologist. Amy is a 2006 graduate of the Florida State University in Tallahassee and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology and a minor in Physics.