Bonnie brings many years of experience in business continuity, disaster recovery, emergency management, and resiliency planning across the NGO and for-profit sectors. Bonnie will lead the organization through the end of the calendar year, and later this fall the Board of Directors will begin its search for a permanent Executive Director.

“I am thrilled for the opportunity to lead Evacuteer for the remainder of 2019,” says incoming Interim Executive Director Bonnie Canal. “As a native New Orleanian, I know how important this organization is to both the City of New Orleans and to its citizens. We look forward to continuing a close partnership with our great City, to support New Orleans’ public evacuation efforts with trained and competent volunteers. We will answer the call to serve our community when we are needed.”

As the Interim Executive Director for, Bonnie oversees all communications, volunteer recruitment, management, training, logistics, community outreach, fundraising, partnerships, web presence, and information technology.