Peter B. Gudaitis has served as the president of the National Disaster Interfaiths Network (NDIN), and as a consultant, recovery contractor, researcher and trainer since 2007. He lectures nationally and internationally on interfaith and inter-religious partnerships and disaster management, as well as on religious literacy and competency in crisis settings, and disaster readiness, response and recovery best practices.
Gudaitis has over 25 years of experience in chaplaincy, disaster emergency management, faith-based philanthropy, program management and social services administration. As associate director of Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York from 1999 to 2003, he managed community-based outreach and youth grant programs and also directed diocesan 9/11 relief and recovery programs. He has eight years of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) experience.
Gudaitis holds a Master of Divinity degree from the General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church and a B.A. from Kenyon College. He has served on many local and national boards and committees in a variety of capacities.