Resiliency planning

Emergency preparedness

Hazard mitigation – electricity, carbon monoxide, etc.

Long term recovery

Pet emergency preparedness            

Monty Dozier, Ph.D. head of the agency’s Disaster Assessment and Recovery unit. The DAR teams of AgriLife Extension professionals provide rapid, precise assessments in case of disaster and implement critical recovery protocols, aiding communities with resiliency planning, emergency preparedness, hazard mitigation, and long-term recovery. 


Jeff Fant, Disaster and Recovery agent, previously worked as a senior disaster program manager for the American Red Cross in San Angelo.


Private water well safety post flooding

Diane Boellstorff, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service water resource specialist, College Station.

Joel Pigg, AgriLife Extension program specialist and TWON coordinator, College Station.


Elderly care during disaster

Andrew Crocker, AgriLife Extension gerontology and health specialist, Amarillo. 


Food safety during power outages

Matt Taylor, Ph.D., associate professor for the Department of Animal Science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.


Escape route planning and what to have on hand

Joyce Cavanagh, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension specialist in disaster assessment and recovery, College Station.


Community resilience  

Stephen Green, head of AgriLife Extension’s Family and Community Health Unit.


Mental health or stress management after disaster

Miquela Smith, AgriLife Extension health specialist.


Agriculture and Environmental Safety

Don Renchie, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension Program Leader and Pesticide Safety Education Program Coordinator.

Volunteering after a disaster

Texas Department of Emergency Management