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Emergency Planning and Response Sciences Advisory Board 

Ms. Angela M. Alban

Training and Simulation Advisor 

Angela M. Alban is president and chief executive officer of SIMETRI, Inc., a firm that provides innovative technologies and services for medical training. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science from Emory University and a Master of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Central Florida. Ms. Alban founded SIMETRI in 2009 and now works with a team spread across Florida, Texas, Mississippi, and Kentucky.

Mr. Christopher Boyer 

Search and Rescue Curriculum Advisor 

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Chris Boyer is an experienced domestic and international emergency professional with roots in law enforcement, search and rescue and technology.  Chris is the Executive Director for The National Association For Search And Rescue (NASAR).


Involved in SAR and law enforcement since February of 1995, Chris has been an OES Cadaver Dog Handler and Evaluator with his partner Scout, a Labrador Retriever, and is a court recognized expert on Scent Behavior for Search Dogs.  Chris was the CA OES SAR Canine Mutual Aid Coordinator for many years.  A graduate of the OES search management class in 1996 and the National SAR School in 2000, Chris has been teaching the Direction and Control of the Search Function Class since 2000.  Chris served as the County Emergency Services Manager for the Contra Costa Operational Area from 2003 to 2010 when he retired. Chris was the Vice-President of Operations for Kenyon International from 2010 through 2013 where he managed the response and recovery of First Air 6560 crash above the arctic circle, National Air 102 crash in Bagram, and the Al-Shabab attack on the In Amenis gas plant.

Major R.J. Casey, USAF

Military Emergency Medicine and 
Curriculum  Advisor 

RJ Casey has 35+ years of Special Operations, Full Spectrum Personnel Recovery, Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response experience with the Department of Defense and other government agencies. Worldwide locations include Afghanistan, Colombia, Haiti, Iraq, Pakistan, the Philippines, Somalia, and Syria. As a veteran entrepreneur with Brigands Co., RJ is still serving his country and his community while consulting for non-profits, feature film/TV, and other organizations.

Mr. Dylan Curtis  

Fire Fighting and Cadre Curriculum Advisor 

Dylan Curtis is an Army Ranger veteran with multiple combat deployments to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Dylan is currently a career Fireman/EMT with the City of New Smyrna Beach. As Principal & Co-Founder of Brigands Co. Dylan works closely in areas such as e-commerce, community building, while assisting to consult for non-profits, feature film/TV, and other organizations. As a veteran entrepreneur, Dylan also plays a role in consulting with individuals looking to take a path into the special operations military community as well as assisting military members in transitioning into the civilian sector. 

Ms. Lauren Galvin   

Mental Health Curriculum Advisor 


Lauren Galvin is the Mental Health Social Worker at Winter Park High School. Lauren spends her days on our main campus along with our 9th grade center, supporting students with mental health and crisis support. She works closely with our faculty, staff, and community partners to make sure our students and families have the necessary resources and support. Lauren is so excited to be apart of the NJROTC team and Advisory Board to provide mental health training to our cadets.


Lauren received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida and went on to receive her Master's Degree in Social Work from Boston University. She is currently in the planning stages of applying to a Doctoral program to complete her Doctorate in Social Work. Lauren is currently a Registered Clinical Social Worker Intern with the state of Florida, pursuing licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and is also certified as School Social Worker with the FLDOE.  

Dr. Mitch Maulfair, D.O. 

Emergency Medicine Curriculum Advisor 


Dr Mitchell Maulfair has been an Emergency Medicine physician in the Central Florida region for over 25 years. He is the Medical Director for the Advent Health Winter Park Emergency Department, as well as the Winter Park Fire Department, and is an Associate Clinical Professor at Nova Southeastern University.  He has interests in all aspects of pre-hospital and emergency medicine, practicing in all environments and situations.  For fun, Dr. "Mitch" races and works on sports cars.

Mr. Jason McMillian 

Emergency Management 
Curriculum Advisor 


Jason is a United States Navy veteran and former firefighter who currently serves as the Training and Exercise Coordinator for the Orange County Office of Emergency Management, a position he has held since July of 2021. Prior to moving home to Florida, Jason served as the Operations Coordinator and Emergency Operations Center Manager for the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management in Kitsap County, Washington from 2008 until 2018. In 2018, he became the Emergency Manager for the City of Shoreline in King County, Washington and held that position until he moved to Orange County.

Throughout his Emergency Management career he has been responsible for managing several programs including the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program, Auxiliary Communications System (ACS) program and Severe Weather Shelter program. Jason is proud to have completed the FEMA Master Exercise Practitioner Program (MEP), National Emergency Management Advanced Academy (NEMAA) and Incident Command System (ICS) Train the Trainer curriculum.

Ms. Sai Oicata 

Emergency Planning and Emergency Medical System Curriculum Advisor 

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Sai Oicata is an emergency preparedness planner for the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council and paramedic for the National Disaster Medical System. Inspired by domestic and foreign catastrophic events, her education and career are aimed at strengthening the public safety community and bridging the communication gap in disaster preparedness. Sai holds an undergraduate degree in Emergency Management from the University of Central Florida and actively pursuing an MPA in Emergency and Crisis Management from the University of Central Florida.

Mr. Josh Olds 

Unmanned Aircraft Systems Curriculum Advisor 

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Josh Olds is the President, CEO and Co-Founder of USI. Over the last decade, Josh has served in commercial and civil operations flying and fixing remotely piloted technology around the world. He has operated and maintained helicopters for anti-piracy operations in the Indian Ocean, led advanced commercial agricultural initiatives in the Asia-Pacific and stateside in support of precision agriculture and trained government contractors for deployed ISR operations. More recently, Josh has helped formalize a variety of UAS organizational and operational standards through industry groups in support of corporate standardization and has directed advanced, standards-based education and training initiatives for remotely piloted aircraft systems to over 20,000 learners globally.


Josh is a FAA multi-commercial-instrument rated pilot and certified airframe & power plant mechanic. He earned his master’s degree in aeronautics with a specialty in educational technology from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

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