National Treasure Award hereby declares that
Edward A. Thomas, Esq. is a NATIONAL TREASURE
Ed Thomas’s successful lifetime of work includes leadership
in hazard mitigation and management in more than 200 disasters,
including service as the President’s federal coordinating officer dozens of times.
As an attorney, lecturer, and author, Ed is a noted authority
on wise land use, safe community development, and prudent planning.
As NHMA president, he has lent his vast knowledge, his broad vision, and great heart
to help create a nation of communities that are safe, sound, and livable.
Ed Thomas is succeeding in his efforts to make the world a better place
and is, indeed, a National Treasure.
Awarded this 16th day of July, 2013,at Broomfield, Colorado.
JoAnn Jay Howard Ann Patton
NHMA 1st Vice President NHMA 2nd Vice President