Operational Team

The EVP team consists of some of Israel’s most experienced and dedicated professionals in the various areas of emergency aid. All have an immense amount of knowledge derived from their experience in emergency situations in Israel.
Many of the team personnel have experience on relief expeditions to other parts of the world suffering from major humanitarian emergencies. All team members have served in key positions in Israeli Emergency Services and know all too well what is demanded and needs to be done in times of crisis.
Our instructors belong to the emergency services that volunteers will be working with. They will ensure that EVP volunteers get the best training possible to prepare them the tasks that await them.


Adi Zahavi,

Director & Founder 


Yoni Blitz,

Deputy Director / Operations & Training



Philip Barnea, 

Volunteers Communication 


Yaara Segal,

International Public Relations 




Eitan Charnoff, Spokesperson



Lt. Colonel Danny Lacker, Water Authority


Lt. Colonel Giora Rana, Civil Emergency Behavioer.


Eyal Zahavi, International Medical Dept. 


Israeli Police, Moshe Gutman, Security & Counter Terrorism



 Rennee Techelet, Israel Deployment Laison  



Lt. Colonel Jakob Ben Tzion, Israel Municipalities Rep.


Tony Santoro, Firefighters Operations, USA  


Scott Goldstien, CSR Operations & Training, USA  



Scott Weiner, USA Medical Operations



Dr. Chezi Levi, CEO Barzili Hospital, 



Dr. Eliaz Miller



Dr. Marty Jacob, MD, USA 


Dr. Evan Weisman, MD, USA



Dr. Joshua Kosowsky, MD, USA



Ayelet Kedar, Israel EMS Deployment Liaison 



Eyal Caspi, MG, Israel Fire & Rescue Services 


Col. Friedman, Israel Fire & Rescue Services 



Lt. Colonel Bibitko, Israel Fire & Rescue Services 


Col. Sami Ohana, Israel Fire & Rescue Services 


Major Yaron Koren, Israel Fire & Rescue Services  


Major Asaf Abras, Israel Fire & Rescue Services



Captain Shishitsky, Israel Fire & Rescue Services



S. Major Abulof, Israel Fire & Rescue Services




Brian Strelitz, Eastern Region , USA   



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