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Leadership

President
Scott Morgan

Harris County ESD No. 29
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Vice President
James Kelly
Montgomery County ESD No. 8
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Secretary
Liz Cargile
Medina County ESD No. 5
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Treasurer
Paula Barr
Travis County ESD No. 6
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Directors

Jim Carter
Denton County ESD No. 1
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Bob Janusaitis
Harris County ESD No. 9
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Mark Jack
Parker County ESD No. 1
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Thomas Nanninga
Williamson County ESD No. 2
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Billy Ted Smith
Jasper County ESD No. 1
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Don Wagner
Comal County ESD No. 3
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Cliff Avery
Executive Director (nonvoting)
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Clay Avery
Asst. Executive Director (nonvoting)
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Special Conference in Austin!

Legislature Warm-up: Handling Hot Topics Without Getting Burned

Explore issues on the front burner of Texas politics like - open and concealed carry, annexation, emergency preparedness, and more!

Saturday, September 17
9:30 am-12:30 pm (Central)

Austin Marriott North
2600 La Frontera, Round Rock

$75: SAFE-D Member Rate
$155: Non-Member Rate

ESDs live and die by the laws passed in Austin, and you can have an impact on laws being considered at next year's legislative session by participating SAFE-D's Biennial Legislative Workshop.

ESD Commissioners from across Texas will develop strategies to improve the way that ESDs deliver their services and protect the lives and properties of Texans.

Help SAFE-D develop legislative approaches on topics like:

And suggest topics of your own that SAFE-D can address with lawmakers.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

A block of rooms has been arranged at the Austin Marriott North, 2800 La Frontera Blvd. in Round Rock for the SAFE-D rate of $105/night (single). Make your reservations directly with the Austin Marriott Hotel by calling 512-733-6767.

SAFE-D has applied to Texas A&M's V.G. Young Institute of County Government for accreditation of this event for three (3) hours of ESD Commissioner Training Credit.


Last Monday Webcast

Infection Control Officers

Monday, September 26
6:30 pm-7:30 pm (Central)

A new state law requires emergency responder organizations to designate an infection control officer.

The officer is charged with interfacing with hospitals and other health services providers to monitor and report on exposures.

Join SAFE-D's Last Monday Webcast as an official with the Department of State Health Services explains what the new law requires and how ESDs can comply.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!


SAFE-D Online Education Opportunity

Join ESDs around the state in timely, practical online education through SAFE-D, in partnership with the V.G. Young Institute of County Government.

Click here for information on how to enroll for the course.

Click here for the link to the course (IMPORTANT: be sure to read the above information page that explains how to enroll for the course)


Apply to Become a Certified Emergency Services Commissioner!

CESC Application


Save the Date for SAFE-D's 16th Annual Conference!

March 9-11, 2017
Embassy Suites, San Marcos

Click here for the 15th Annual Conference presentations (PDFs)
(we'll be adding to it as we collect them from presenters).

Thanks to Sponsors of SAFE-D's 15th Annual Conference at Moody Gardens in Galveston!

The State Association of Fire and Emergency Districts expresses its gratitude to these sponsors who help reduce the training costs for Texas ESDs.

DIAMOND SPONSORS

PLATINUM SPONSORS

GOLD SPONSOR
NBH Bank

SILVER SPONSORS
Community Leasing Partners
Deep South Fire Trucks, Inc.
Joiner Architects, Inc.
Neel Fire Protection Apparatus
Randall-Porterfield Architects, Inc.
Slattery Tackett Architects, LLP
TML Intergovernmental Risk Pool