Board of Advisors
Colonel Terry Ebbert, United States Marine Corps, retired, founded Ebbert & Associates, which provides consulting, planning, training, and education in emergency preparedness, public safety, disaster management and security. As the former Director of Homeland Security for the City of New Orleans, he was responsible for the administration and leadership for all Public Safety agencies\ (Police, Fire, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Preparedness and Criminal Justice). He served as the “Incident Commander” and coordinated all local, state and federal response to New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the largest disaster in the history of the United States. He was awarded the United States Coast Guard Public Service Award, The Louisiana Legion of Merit and the American Spirit Gold Medallion, for his service during that catastrophe.