Resume

Richard G Hildreth

1564 Lorson Loop

Round Rock, Texas  78665

RichhildrethAEM@aol.com

253-347-8514

Education

American Military University

2012 - 2015   BA Degree in Emergency and Disaster Management

2015 - 2017  MA Degree - Emergency and Disaster Management

 

Center for Homeland Defense and Security

  • Executive Leaders Program Cohort 110

     

Emergency Management Institute

  • FEMA Emergency Management Basic Academy

  • CERT Train the Trainer / Program Manager/ Master Trainer

  • Master Trainer Program

    • Basic instructor certificate

    • Basic instructional design

  • Master Exercise Practitioner (3 classes + prodems)

  • Incident Command Systems (E/GS-449) Train the Trainer (Note: I also hold 100,200,300,400,700,800) (including 2019 update /test)

  • Integrated Emergency Management Course (3 classes)

  • 70+ online (IS classes + others) including Professional Development Series

 

Center for Domestic Preparedness

  • Management of Civil Action Threat Incidents (MCATI)

  • Incident Command: Capabilities Planning and Response Actions  w/HOT

  • Hazard Assessment and Response Management (HARM)  w/HOT

  • Technical Emergency Response Training for CBRNE Events (TERT)  w/HOT

  • Instructor Training Certification (ITC)

  • Standard Awareness Authorized Training TTT (AWR-160 TTT)

  • Crime Scene Management for CBRNE events

  • Pandemic Planning and Preparedness (P3)

  • Technical Emergency Response Training for CBRNE Events (TERT)  w/HOT (updated)

  • Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response Operations

  • Advanced Public Information Officer (APIO)

  • Disaster Related Exposure and Monitoring (DREAM)

  • Note: HOT is hands on exercise inside the COBRA training facility, including work with live Bio and Nerve agents

 

National Fire Academy

  • O-305  Type III Incident Management Team

  • R-0335 Administration of Public Assistance for Community Recovery

 

Texas Engineering and Extension 

  • Enhanced All Hazards Incident Management / Unified Command (MGT 314).

  • Public Information in an All Hazards Incident (MGT 318)

  • sUAS for Public Safety Agencies

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s)

 

  • Ability to Write, Analyze and Refine Emergency and Disaster Plans.

  • Ability to establish, adapt to and follow Incident Command Structure as needed to effectively handle a crisis event.

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, flexibility, initiative and commitment in an environment of rapid change

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures, relevant to the area(s) of responsibility.

  • Knowledge of various laws, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, research, budget, etc., involving assigned area/duties.

  • Skilled in analyzing, interpreting, developing, and applying policies/procedures etc., to situations/issues related to area(s)/duties assigned.

  • Skilled in effectively communicating and carrying out, both verbal and written instructions.

  • Skilled in establishing goals and objectives, devising solutions to problems/issues, developing policies and procedures.

  • Skilled in supervising others, prioritizing work, planning, budgeting, managing program activities.

Value Added Experience:

  • Contract Instructor for IEMC Classes at EMI (6 classes)

  • Speaker Restoration 2007 – New Orleans

  • Speaker 2009 National Council on Community Preparedness Conference – Washington DC

  • Named “2009 Risk Innovator” by Risk and Insurance Magazine

  • Authored Article for Risk and Insurance Magazine Aug. 2010

  • Authored Article for National Civic Revue 2008

  • Featured on FEMA Blog for preparedness training as an elected official.

Experience

 

April 2019 to Present - Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Emergency Management Program Coordinator

 

  • Developed agency-wide Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan for Diverse (thirteen divisions) State Agency.

  • Developed agency-wide training and exercise plan to support CEMP and COOP

  • Updated agency COOP, supported development/update of divisional COOP documents

  • Developed, conducted, and evaluated multiple disaster exercises

  • Represent TPWD on multiple boards and committees including charter member of State Continuity Committee

 

Nov. 2018 – December 2018 – FEMA Reservist

  • Cross trained to serve as part of an eight member Disaster Survivor Assistance Team for Camp Fire.

Sept. 2018 – Nov. 2018 – BCFS (DHS/FEMA/DHHS Contractor) – IMT Reservist

  • Served as Assistant Shelter Manager for the 2018 US DHHS ORR Operation at Tornillo, Texas. (Emergency Sheltering of Unaccompanied Alien Minors)

  • Served as direct supervisor of up to sixty-six direct care workers through four unit leads.

Sept 2017 – Aug. 2018 – FEMA Reservist

  • Served as CPCB Local Government Expert in support of 4332-DR-Tx (Hurricane Harvey)

  • Assisted in drafting Mission Scoping Assessment (MSA) and Recovery Support Strategies (RSS) documents in support of NDRF (National Disaster Recovery Framework)

  • Helped coordinate and conduct community forums focused at policy and leadership of impacted communities.

April 2017 – Sept. 2017 – BCFS IMT Reservist (Deployed Aug. 2017)

  • Served as part of Incident Management Team for the establishment and operation of four medical shelters in advance of Hurricane Harvey

  • Served as part of the Transportation Unit for establishment of Type One Federal Medical Shelter located at the NRG Arena (Houston) in support of Hurricane Harvey

Feb. 2016 – Feb. 2017 –VISTA (AmeriCorps/ VISTA)

  • Served as Communications VISTA (PIO) for BR3T, a long-term recovery agency facilitating recovery from two declared disasters.

  • Served as Interim Executive Director for 6 weeks following resignation of former ED.

    • Oversaw overall operations of group

    • Provided supervision of two additional VISTAs

    • Rewrote By-laws to meet Texas State Law for 501-c-3 agencies

 

  • Coordinated volunteer workgroups to repair /replace more than 400 homes (out of estimated 1260 homes) for low-income disaster survivors

 

July 2013 to Feb 2016 - Credentialed Volunteer (Part Time) – Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management

  • CERT Instructor

  • ICS Instructor

  • Public Educator

 

Jan. 2004 to Dec. 2011 – Mayor - City of Pacific, Washington

  • Wrote initial CEMP and COOP Plans

  • Led City through four Disaster Declarations

  • Helped Facilitate the development of Valley Regional Fire Authority – first RFA in Washington State.

  • Wrote eight municipal budgets