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Tracey joined OKOHS in June 2021 as the Community Preparedness and Public Outreach Manager. She  originally started with the Department of Emergency Management in Hazard Mitigation doing disaster audits for just a few months and then transitioned to Field Services/Operations doing FMAG’s (Fire Management Assistance Grants) and became the interim NE Coordinator, which worked with the local emergency managers and partners in the NE part of the state building their capabilities and programs.  In 2012 she moved to the NW area as the coordinator there until January of 2016 when she took over the exercise program as the State Exercise Officer, she ran the state exercise program to help prepare locals and partners for any natural or man-made disaster that might happen within the state. In 2019 she transitioned into Field Operations Manager as well as Operations Chief through the 2019 floods. In 2020 Tracey took on Logistics Manager in the COVID19 response to assist with the states PPE warehouse, logistics, deliveries, etc. Tracey looks forward to continuing her relationships with the locals, state, public and private partners to make Oklahoma resilient.

Before coming to work for OKOHS, Nikki spent 20 years working in the telecommunications industry. She won numerous awards for outstanding sales achievements, provisioning and operations. In 1998/1999, she represented the first CLEC (Advanced Communications/lonex) to arrange a pro-active relationship with the Corporation Commission once local dialtone was deregulated to compete with Southwestern Bell in the Oklahoma City market. After leaving the private sector in 2007, Nikki began working for the Department of Public Safety serving as an Oklahoma Law Enforcement Telecommunications Operator.  She came to OKOHS in 2008 to assist with Interoperable Communications planning.  In March 2009, she moved into the Statewide Interoperability Coordinator position which includes planning for the state and coordinating the Statewide Interoperability Communications Plan (SCIP).
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Christina joined the OKOHS Grants Division in August 2009.  She provides grants support to OKOHS which includes preparing various account and expenditure reports, preparing and distributing award documentation to sub grantees, reviewing Quarterly Status Reports as submitted by sub grantees and assisting with procurement and finance issues.  Christina also facilitates the local sub grantee monitoring program.   Before coming to OKOHS, Christina worked in the food and beverage industry and was responsible for bookkeeping, franchisee documentation, payroll and other administrative duties.  Christina is also a Certified Procurement Officer (CPO).  She attended Oklahoma City Community College with a focus in Business.
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Sean has over 30 years of Emergency Management, Public Safety Communications, and Information Technology experience.  Before joining our office in 2018, Sean spent 17 years with the City of Tuttle where he served as Grant Writer, Floodplain Administrator, 911 Supervisor, Public Safety Radio System Manager, IT Director, and EM Director.  He has continued to chair the SWOEMA Communications Committee, be a member of the OEMA Communications Committee, and serve as a volunteer Communications Specialist for Grady County Emergency Management.  Sean is an Oklahoma Certified Emergency Manager and holds certifications as Professional Emergency Manager, Planning Section Chief, Resource Unit Leader, and Hazmat Awareness.  He has been a licensed Amateur Radio Operator for over 30 years, is Oklahoma's primary Local Frequency Advisor to the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO), and is part of the FCC’s 700 MHz & 800 MHz Regional Planning Committees for Region 34 (Oklahoma).  Sean holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics (Bowling Green State University) and a Master of Science in Meteorology & GIS (Mississippi State University).
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Curtis joined OKOHS in March 2014. Curtis retired after 25 years of service for the Oklahoma City Fire Department. His background includes Hazardous Materials Technician, EMT, Rescue Technician, and Fire Service Instructor. Curtis is responsible for working with responder agencies to help them achieve their departmental training goals. Curtis is currently representing FEMA Region 6  on the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium as part of their SAA Advisory Council and is a sitting member for the Oklahoma Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Commission. Curtis collaborates with state and federal partners to develop training curriculum, standards, and exercises.
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Scott joined OKOHS in August 2021. Scott retired from the United States Army, in 2019, as a Lieutenant Colonel with over 28 years’ service. During this time, he possessed several occupational specialties including: Military Intelligence (35D), Military Police (31A), Emergency Responder (R8), Logistics (90A), and Human Resources (42A). The majority of Scott’s operational experience is in Military Intelligence. Scott was instrumental in developing the cyber plan and funding procurement for the establishment of the first permanent sensitive compartmented information facility (Top-Secret-SCI) in the Oklahoma National Guard. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Oklahoma, and a Master of Arts-with honors (Criminal Justice) from the University of Central Oklahoma. Scott also holds certifications in Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection, Physical Security, Open Source Intelligence, and Radiological Incident Response.
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April joined the OKOHS staff in the Spring of 2012 and has served in several different capacities. Most recently, she acts as a liaison to the National Training Consortium where she schedules training within the state for first responders. She coordinates all NIMS related courses, Homeland Security Exercise & Evaluation Program (HSEEP), and Position Specific training. April administers Oklahoma's ICS and Position Specific Instructor programs and oversees NIMS Implementation. She acts as a liaison between FEMA and locals with the goal of assisting Oklahoma jurisdictions and academic institutions in reaching their NIMS Implementation Objectives. April also collaborates with other state and federal agencies to enhance the State of Oklahoma Training and Instructor programs and acts as the administrator of the OKOHS website.
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Hannah joined the OKOHS Grants Division in September of 2022. She provides grants support to OKOHS, which includes preparing various account and expenditure reports, preparing, and distributing award documentation to sub-grantees, reviewing Quarterly Status Reports as submitted by sub grantees, and assisting with procurement and finance issues. Before coming to OKOHS, Hannah worked for ODOT and OMD doing administrative work and managing a statewide program. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Georgia State University and a Master of Arts from The University of Oklahoma.
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Melanie joined the OKOHS team as the Administrative Grants Assistant in April 2022. She provides grant support to OKOHS which includes all purchasing, expenditure reports, state budget reports, procurement and finance issues and overall daily office management duties. Before joining OKOHS, Melanie was in the medical field working as an Admissions Director that was responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining revenue-generating strategies related to admissions and patient capacity. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology (BA/BS) from Mid-America Christian University.
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Before coming to work with OKOHS in October 2019, Michael was a career firefighter for the Oklahoma City Fire Department for 30 years. During his career Michael was a Hazardous Material Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, and Part of the Urban Search and Rescue Team. Michael was also a Fire Service Instructor and the Planning Officer on Oklahoma Task Force 1. He retired in 2015 at the rank of Major, responding and supervising personnel on emergency scenes. Currently as the Regional Response Coordinator, Michael prioritizes the needs of the Regional Response System by replacing and maintaining equipment using money provided by the Homeland Security Grant.
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Rohit has been with OKOHS since June 2009. His primary focus is the state’s critical infrastructure and the Continuity of Operations & Continuity of Government (COOP/COG) program. Among his other duties, he is a liaison between OKOHS and the private sector, conducts analysis of intelligence data and criminal activity, follows up on intelligence information received, and interacts with law enforcement across the state to facilitate the exchange of information about criminals and crimes. Rohit is responsible for the annual submission of the Stakeholder Preparedness Review (SPR) and the Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA), which are requirements of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. He also coordinates multiple annual reports on the state’s critical infrastructure for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Rohit graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor’s in Public Affairs and Administration as well as a Master’s in Public Affairs and Administration with a focus in Organizational Leadership.
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Ben W. Rosser is a retired Special Agent from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI), with over 21 years of investigative experience, where he specialized on major crime cases.  He also retired from the Norman Police Department with 11 years as a Detective, specializing in Crimes Against Persons.  He also worked 2 years as an investigator with the Oklahoma Office of Attorney General.  He is a CLEET certified Firearms Instructor; instructing in Basic Academies, Basic and Advanced Firearms Instruction and Active Shooter Drills. Rosser is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Law Enforcement Administration. Rosser has also served as an instructor in CLEET Academies, Norman Police Department Academy, Reserve Officer Schools, as well as in-service classes on investigations and firearms across Oklahoma.
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Last Modified on Sep 19, 2023
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