Cindy Mohat is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State where she was credentialed with a Life Time Teaching Certification in Geography, Earth Science, and Geology for 6-12 grades. She taught school for fourteen years in the state’s public school system. Wanting to challenge herself and make a career change, she obtained a degree from the University of North Texas Emergency Administration and Disaster Planning program and for fourteen years practiced Emergency Management at the local, county, state or federal levels.
At the local level, she was a emergency management specialist for the city of Dallas. Responsibilities included school liaison, Plans Section Chief, mitigation planner, Incident Command System planner and trainer. At the county level in Pitkin County, Colorado she created the first planning documents in response, was the Incident Command System training coordinator and trainer, and responded to several incidents and was assigned the role of Resource Status, Situation Report Unit, and Deputy Planning Section Chief. As a state of Colorado regional coordinator responsible thirteen counties, she coordinated response efforts during disasters, interfaced with county judges, supported planning efforts in each county, facilitated Homeland Security Grant processes, and trained Incident Command System to responders. At the federal level, she participated as a Disaster Assistance Employee on four major disasters in all functions of the Planning Section. Her volunteer efforts include Medical Reserve trainer and participant, Citizen Emergency Response Team Train-the-Trainer, Point of Dispensing trainer, United Way representative for the city of Dallas and Co-Vice Chair for the Community Needs Assessment Committee.
For the last 7 years, she has been the University of Texas at Arlington’s emergency management coordinator and business continuity planner. She has coordinated and facilitated hazard and security assessments on campus; responded to incidents; written disaster plans, exercised different scenarios, trained first responders in the Incident Command System and participates in preparedness presentations on campus.
If you would like to schedule a preparedness presentation, or just have questions about business continuity planning or Incident Command training, contact Cindy at 817-272-0119 or firstname.lastname@example.org.