Nick Licata serves as the HMCC Emergency Preparedness Planner, and is primarily responsible for resource procurement, such as purchasing personal protective equipment and other emergency dispensing site supplies, inventory tracking and inspection. Nick provides support to the Franklin County REPC in meeting its deliverables, including maintaining Tier II hazardous material inventory. Nick also serves as an HMCC duty officer. He is a native of Western Massachusetts and worked in public safety for 16 years prior to joining the HMCC. He is active in local politics and serves as an elected Montague town meeting member as well as on the Gill-Montague Regional School Committee.