Peggy is a graduate of the University of North Texas where she obtained a degree in Emergency Administration and Disaster Planning and for six years has practiced emergency management with the university and within a hospital setting.
She is certified to teach through the Center for Domestic Preparedness, National Domestic Preparedness Program, Texas Emergency Management Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the University of Texas System Police Academy.
Peggy is certified as a train-the-trainer to teach courses in Incident Command System (100, 200, 300, 400, 700, and 800), Planning Section Chief, and Situation Unit Leader. Peggy is a Level 1 Professional Continuity Practitioner through FEMA and holds a Technician amateur radio license issued by the Federal Communications Commission.
Some of her accomplishments include: facilitating, developing, writing, and evaluating the gamut of exercise types; developing and writing all phase, all community, all hazard Crisis Management Plans; participates in hazard analysis and vulnerability assessments; facilitates shelter site management, logistics, and staffing; and participates in National Incident Management System training of campus first responders and Emergency Operation Center staff.
Peggy Sue Morales