Richard G Hildreth

1564 Lorson Loop

Round Rock, Texas  78665



American Military University

2012 - 2015   BA Degree in Emergency and Disaster Management

2015 - Present  Masters Student - Emergency and Disaster Managment


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 Program

    • Basic instructor certificate

    • Basic instructional design

  • Master Exercise Practioner (3 classes + prodems)

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

  • Integrated Emergency Management Course (3 classes)

  • 40 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)

  • 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


Texas Engineering and Extension 

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

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


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.


(as of 01/01/19 - 8000 documented hours in Emergency Management)

Oct. 2018 - Dec. 2018 - FEMA Reservist -  Surge DSA.

  • Deployed to Anniston for Training for Surge Cross-training.

  • Deployed to Sacramento to support DSA mission in  Camp Fire (FEMA-4407-DR-CA).

Sept. 2018 - Oct. 2018 - BCFS

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

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

  • Served as part of a team to provide emergency services, care and supervision over 1500 unaccompanied minors as part of the US Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of Refugee Resettlement.

Sept. 2017 - August 2018  - FEMA Reservist - CPCB-RSF

  • Deployed to Austin JFO to support Hurricane Harvey

  • Assisted in the development of CCA (Community Conditions Assessment), MSA (Mission Scoping Assessment) and RSS (Recovery Support Strategies) as part of CPCB team

  • Assisted in development and conduct of Recovery Forums for elected officials and other policy leadership

  • Developed Table Top Exercises to support  Training programs and community outreach


April 2017 - Sept. 2017 - BCFS

  • Served as a member of the White Team IMT

  • Deployed prior to Hurricane Harvey Landfall to help establish medical sheltering for the State of Texas

  • Helped establish Federal Medical Shelter in Houston


Feb 2016 – Feb 2017   Blanco River Regional Recovery Team   

  • Communications and Outreach VISTA

  • Serve as a member of BR3T’s Public Information Team

  • Established or revised policies,  MOU’s and other documents

  • Wrote BR3T Strategic plan, non-profit bylaws and policies and procedure manual

  • Wrote and submitted multiple grant, foundation and other funding applications

  • Develop, write and publish BR3T Update Newsletter

  • Adapted and developed Prepare in a Year – Texas project

  • Conduct Outreach to public, civic organizations and business

  • Facilitated multiple stakeholder and volunteer meetings.


July 2013 – Feb 2016  Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management )

  • Served as credentialed volunteer

  • Served as ICS 300 and CERT Instructor

  • Conducted public education / outreach

  • Wrote draft of Crisis Communications Plan


Jan 2004 – Dec 2011   City of Pacific, Washington 

  • Responsible for administration of all laws and functions of a municipal corporation as well as daily operations, financial control and creation of initial budget.

  • Ensured compliance with all State and Federal laws and requirements.   

  • Wrote Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, COOP and Multi Year Training and Exercise Plan.

  • Wrote and Conducted Disaster Exercises to maintain EMPG Eligibility

  • Provided CERT, ICS and IS-22 training to staff, volunteers and community at large.

  • Appointed by Governor to State Emergency Management Council representing all local government.

  • Founding member of Valley Regional Fire Authority Governance Board: 

    • Chairman 2009 -2010, Vice Chairman 2007-2009, 2011