[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.0.3″][et_pb_row column_structure=”1_4,3_4″ _builder_version=”4.0.3″][et_pb_column type=”1_4″ _builder_version=”4.0.3″][et_pb_image src=”http://droneradioshow.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/WernerHead.jpg” _builder_version=”4.0.3″][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”3_4″ _builder_version=”4.0.3″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.0.3″]Charles Werner is Director of the DroneResponders, a non-profit organization whose mission is to facilitate preparedness, response and resilience using unmanned aircraft systems operated by public safety organizations around the world. Charles Werner is the retired Charlottesville Virginia fire chief, a 44 year veteran of public safety and a FAA certified Part 107 remote pilot. He organized and is the Chair of the National Council on Public Safety UAS. He also serves on several local, state and national committees and has authored more than 120 published articles on public safety. In 2018, he was selected as Homeland Security Person of the Year by Homeland Security Today Magazine for his work on public safety UAS. In this episode of the Drone Radio Show, Charles gives us an update on the Drone Responders and what to look forward to in the months ahead if you’re interested in advancing the public safety use of drones.
Tiamyou Radji, Director of Senegal Flying Labs, talks about the use of drones in West Africa to provide social good and create sustainable economic development for communities. Really interesting conversation.