Instruction

Upcoming Teaching Schedule:

  • 13 April 2017: CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Unit 3 – Disaster Medical Operations, Part 1 at Franklin County Emergency Management / Homeland Security, Columbus, Ohio
  • 17-20 April 2017: ICS300/ICS400 – Intermediate & Advanced Incident Command System at Warren County Emergency Operations Center, Lebanon, Ohio
  • 07-09 August 2017: G290/G291 – Basic PIO Series at Warren County Emergency Operations Center, Lebanon, Ohio
  • 27-29 September 2017: G290/G291 – Basic PIO Series at Butler County Emergency Operations Center, Hamilton, Ohio

Currently, I teach for the following organizations:

  • Franklin County Emergency Management / Homeland Security (Since 2014)
    • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Instructor
    • Medical Unit Leader / Supplemental Disaster Medical Instructor (Since 2016)
  • The Ohio Department of Public Safety – Emergency Management Agency (Ohio Certified Instructor Since 2016)
    1. G191 – Incident Command System (ICS) / Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Integration
    2. G289 – Public Information Officer Awareness Course
    3. G290 – Basic Public Information Officer (PIO)
    4. G291 – JIC/JIS Planning for Tribal, State, and Local PIOs (Joint Information Center / Joint Information System)
    5. G300 – Intermediate Incident Command System (ICS) for Expanding Incidents
    6. G400 – Advanced Incident Command System (ICS)
    7. G402 – Incident Command System (ICS) Overview for Executives and Senior Officials
    8. E0428 – Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Instructor Train-the-Trainer
    9. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Instructor

Instructor Training:

  • MGT323: Instructor Development Workshop, 2015
    • Training presented by NCBRT (Louisiana State University: National Center for Biomedical Research and Training) at Ohio Emergency Management Agency in Columbus, Ohio
  • E0428: Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Train the Trainer, 2015
    • Training presented by FEMA Emergency Management Institute at the National Education Training Center in Emmitsburg, Maryland
  • MGT906/L449: Incident Command System (ICS) Curricula Train-the-Trainer, 2016
    • Training presented by NERRTC (Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX): National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center) at Ohio Emergency Management Agency in Columbus, Ohio

Communications / Leadership:

  • Toastmasters International Designations:
    • Advanced Communicator – Bronze, 2014
    • Advanced Leader – Bronze, 2014
    • Competent Leader, 2014
    • Competent Communicator, 2013
  • IS-00242: Effective Communication (PDS):

    • Federal Emergency Management Agency – Emergency Management Institute: Independent Study Program
  • University Coursework:
    • Writing for Magazines (Graduate seminar)
    • Disseminating research (Graduate seminar)
    • Communication in Society
  • Public Information Officer training:
    • G290/291: Basic Public Information Officer Training, 2015
      • Ohio Emergency Management Agency
    • L388: Advanced Public Information Officer Training, 2016
      • FEMA EMI staff at Ohio Emergency Management Agency
  • Public Information Officer Continuing Education:
    • Ohio PIO Symposium, Ohio Department of Public Safety, September 2016
    • Central Ohio Public Information Network, TTX Public Information at the San Bernardino Active Shooter Incident, October 2016
    • Central Ohio Public Information Network, Crisis Communications During a Winter Storm, January 2017
    • Central Ohio Public Information Network, Tornado & Severe Weather Alerting Systems / Crisis Communications Plan Basics, April 2017