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Thursday, 11 May 2017 21:19

Remembering Dr. Tom Phelan


The Board of Directors at Private and Public Businesses, Inc. (PPBI) mourns the loss of our friend, Board of Advisors and key contributor to the Emergency Planning, Response, Business Continuity and Academic communities which he served, Dr. Thomas D. Phelan. In recognition, the board of PPBI and his friends have discussed with his widow Catherine, a repository of who, what, and why so many people and groups in so many different disciplines were inspired by Dr. Tom. With that purpose in mind we wish to follow the same format as the memorial service for Dr. Tom on the campus of Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y. Hamilton College Chaplin Jeff McArn and Newman Chaplin John Grogan asked for anyone wishing to say something about their personal experiences with Dr. Tom to please come forward and share. It started slowly, but it grew, eventually the majority in that chapel took the opportunity to