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About Dr. Mark S. Warnick


     Dr. Mark S. Warnick is a disabled United States Air Force veteran who has over 25 years in the fire service and (consecutively) 17 years in emergency management. He has earned a BSc. in public safety with a concentration in emergency management, an MSc. in Public Safety with a concentration in emergency management and a specialization in fire service administration, and a Ph.D. in public safety with a concentration in emergency management; he maintained a 4.0 GPA in each of his degrees. Since graduation with his Doctoral Degree, he has been educating university students, firefighters, emergency managers, business owners, houses of worship, church goers, the general public. He also provides classes for those with access and functional needs (e.g. elderly, disabled, children).
     Mark has had the honor of speaking before members of congress at a Congressional Rural Caucus briefing, and he has worked on a special project with a former FEMA Director, spoken with a former United States Secretary of Agriculture, and numerous members from the United States House of Representatives and members of the United States Senate.
     During his career as a firefighter, he won the Stihl National Forestry Hero award for his work as the founder and Executive Director of a $7 million per year charity that assisted underfunded fire departments and EMS squads with equipment. Over a period of six years, the non-profit assisted over 650 fire departments with over $36 million (used value) of lifesaving equipment. He has been involved in the response to numerous disasters and managed four strike teams that provided fire, EMS, and emergency management equipment to public safety agencies after Hurricane Katrina. While working on his doctoral degree he was awarded the International Association of Emergency Managers Student of the Year award, and earned the Espilon Pi Phi (emergency management honor society) silver and later the gold classification.
     Dr. Warnick is an active social research scientist whose research interests include how to improve emergency management for Access and Functional Needs populations, managing spontaneous responders, mitigating active shooter situations, and other gaps in emergency management. He is currently writing a textbook on managing emergency’s and disasters with plans to write a second book on protecting Access and Functional Need individuals in a disaster.
     He is regularly a guest lecturer at colleges and universities as well as houses of worship. Dr. Warnick has over 130 FEMA certifications, over 40 fire and EMS certifications, numerous state emergency management certifications, and regularly attends conferences and training symposiums to deepen his knowledge in the field of emergency management, He brings a common sense approach with a scholarly background.