Registration Now Open!

Registration for the Severe Weather Seminar is now open. This year we are bringing in a wide variety of speakers. Some of the topics are:
– Paul Rasch from IEMA
– Chad Sperry talking about GIS and Drones
– Social Media do’s and don’ts
– Houston Flood Response – Lessons Learned
– Damage Assessment and more!
This year we will be in Decatur at the Richland Community College on March 3! Hope to see you there!

The Severe Weather Seminar does count for 6.5 hours of training credit towards the 48 hour requirement for IEMA accreditation.


Rodney Reed from the Harris County Fire Marshals Office will be this years Keynote Speaker at the Severe Weather Seminar. Rodney will be speaking about the tactical response and go in to the strategic “high level” actions and lessons learned from hurricane Harvey. He is the Assistant Chief of Operational Support for the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office, with over 13 years’ fire service experience. Previously, Rodney was an Infantry Captain and Army Ranger with the 101st Airborne Division and deployed to Afghanistan; and District Chief with the Crosby Fire Department.