CURRICULUM VITAE

                               WILLIAM BRYAN GENTRY


  North Carolina Central University
  - Masters in Public Administration (Expected in December 2010)
  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  - BA in History
  - Graduate Certificate from The Management Academy for Public Health
  Cape Fear Community College
  - Completed 540 contact hours of training in Fire and Emergency Services
  Federal Emergency Management Institute
  - Completed 376 hours of Emergency Management training including seven
      Train-the-Trainer courses and the Capstone Professional Development Series
   State of North Carolina
  - Completed 139 hours in Management, Equal Employment Opportunity, Diversity
      and Total Quality Management Courses
  - Type I – North Carolina Emergency Management Certification
  - North Carolina Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
  - North Carolina Hazardous Materials Operational Level - Technician


August 2009 to Present
  Asst. Director, Executive Programs
  Gillings School of Global Public Health
  University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, NC
 - Faculty position that assist with management of the online, executive format
     Masters programs within the Department of Health Policy and Management,
     Gillings School of Global Public Health.
 - Program consists of a Master's of Healthcare Administration (MHA) and a
     Master's of Public Health (MPH) open to students in North Carolina and from
     around the country and world.
 - Advise students, teach a self-leadership workshop and update curricula, and
 - Reviews and comments on executive student’s journal practicum requirement.

June 2005 to Present
   Director, Community Preparedness and Disaster Management Program
   Gillings School of Global Public Health
   University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, NC
  - Faculty position that manages the one year graduate level - distance learning
      certificate program in disaster management that is located in the Gillings School
      of Global Public Health.
  - Manage curriculum for 65 students (2 cohorts) per year.
  - Instruct courses in the program and disaster classes in related programs.
  - Liaison between the program and the first responder community.
  - Maintained 96% highest evaluation level from graduating cohorts.
 - Co-chair, School of Public Health All Hazards Task Force.

April 2008 to Present

  Adjunct, College of Veterinary Medicine
   North Carolina State University – Raleigh, NC
 - Teach and participate in field activities with 3rd year Veterinary students in
   their VMC 962: Animal Welfare, Ethics, and Social Responsibility

September 2002 to June 2005
   Emergency Services Director, Person County
  - Manage Emergency Management programs and response for Person County and
     the city of Roxboro, total population 36,000.
  -   Manage the County Emergency Medical Services program which runs
     approximately 4000 calls a year.
  - Manage the Veteran Services Office for the county.
  - Manage 1.5 million dollar county budget for Emergency Services.
  - Managed a 84% billing return on EMS Service. (minus Medicare chargeoffs)
  - Manage additional 800 thousand dollar budget for Emergency Management
     Grants including Homeland Security initiatives.
  - Applied and received 150 thousand dollar Doris Duke Foundation Grant for
     replacement of EMS Service Cardiac Monitor / Defibrillators.
  - Chaired and coordinated the counties Homeland Security / Public Safety
     Committee which consist of chief’s of all response agencies.
  - Updated the counties Emergency operations Plan to include a county Mitigation
     Plan, county Continuity of Operations Plan and an updated Resource Manual, as
     well as converting the plan to an eplan format to post on the web for access by
     county departments.
  - Completed the UNC School of Public Health’s Management Academy with
     county Health Department and Hospital team members.
  - Instructed Incident Command Courses to all county Fire, EMS, Rescue, Health
     Department and 911 responders.
  - Co-chair of the counties Drug Endangered Child Task Force.
  - Co-chair of the counties 911 Committee and implemented Emergency Medical
     Dispatch (EMD) within the county reducing emergency traffic on the highways by

 September 2002 to October 2005
 Board of Directors, Region K Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Team
 - Provide direction and coordination to the CISM Team for regional deployment as
 - Participate in CISM training and debriefings as requested.

 May 2002 to Present
 Adjunct Instructor, CPDM Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel
 - Instruct in the School of Public Health course HPAA-135 Disaster Management
 - Developed the “Emergency Operations Center and the Emergency Management
    System” module.

 January 2000 to Present
 Executive Board Member, North Carolina State Animal Response Team (SART)

-   Developed Statewide Animal Response Team Standards and Operating
-   Developed Animal Response team training in ICS, Exercise Design and Disaster
-   Market and deliver National SART program across the United States, participating
    States to date include Colorado, Maine, Kansas, New Jersey, Illinois,
    Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Mississippi, Louisiana, Virginia,
    Maryland, Michigan and Delaware.
-   Seated on the SART Executive Board of Directors in 2003.
-   Speak about and market SART to Veterinarian Conferences yearly.

August 1997 to September 2002
Central Branch Manager, N.C. Division of Emergency Management
 - Manage five Area Coordinators along with a Program Assistant in
   coordinating State Emergency Management programs and response in thirty four
   of the central North Carolina counties.
- Manage the Forward Deployment initiative within the Branch and function as the
   Central Branch Area Command Incident Manager post-disaster.
- Worked under contract for the Salt Lake Organizing Committee as a venue
   manager for the 2002 Winter World Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah.
- Coordinated State Agencies and State Operations for the 1999 US Open Golf
   Tournament as well as the 1999 Special Olympic World Games held in North
- Served as Temporary Housing Chief after Hurricane Floyd managing a 62
   million dollar program involving purchase and setup of travel trailers and mobile
- Developed and currently instruct a forty hour “Emergency Planning Course for
   Correctional Facilities” for the National Institute of Corrections in Longmont,

JUNE 1993 to AUGUST 1997
Chief of Plans, Response and Operations Branch, N.C. Division of Emergency
- Managed eight Section Chiefs in coordinating State plans, the twenty-four hour
   operations center and six regional offices for the Division.
- During Emergency Operations served as the Assistant State Emergency Response
   Team Leader in the State EOC and coordinated State resources statewide.
- During Recovery Operations served as Deputy State Coordinating Officer on
   Federally Declared disasters.
- Managed the States’ Fixed Nuclear Facility Program (four plants) and conducted
   yearly accreditation exercises, as well as serving as the state’s NRC liaison.
- Developed and staffed the Division’s first twenty-four hour / seven days a week
   operations facility to act as the State’s backup State Warning Point.
- Managed the Division’s Donated Goods Program.

MARCH 1992 to JUNE 1993
Area B Coordinator, N.C. Division of Emergency Management

 -   Managed an Area Planner, Area Trainer, Fixed Nuclear Planner and a Program
     Assistant in coordinating State plans, response, recovery and mitigation programs
     in eighteen Area B counties.
 -   Responded on scene to coordinate State resources and assist local governments.
 -   Developed Statewide City/County Briefing Program for local coordinators to use.
 -   Developed a twenty-four hour Search and Rescue Overview Course for
     Emergency Services Agencies.

 NOVEMBER 1990 to MARCH 1992
 Area B Planner, N.C. Division of Emergency Management
  - Assisted counties in development and maintenance of their multi-hazard
    Emergency Operations Plan.
 - Coordinated the Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act (SARA)
    programs in the eighteen Area B counties including liaison with their Local
    Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs).
 - Conducted training courses as requested across the State.

 April 1987 to NOVEMBER 1990
 Area C Trainer, N.C. Division of Emergency Management
 - Instructed State and local training courses.
 - Developed, participated and evaluated State and local exercises.
 - Developed training courses for off site preparedness around Fixed Nuclear
    Facilities on Plan Review, Traffic Control Points, Security Roadblocks, Vehicle
    Decon and Offsite Medical / Radiological Response.
 - Responded to incident scenes to coordinate State resources.

 November 1985 to APRIL 1987
 New Hanover County Emergency Services, Wilmington, N.C.
 - Emergency Medical Technician – Advanced Intermediate


 -   NC Emergency Management Association (Chairman – Conference Sub-
     Committee and Awards Sub-Committee)
 -   International Association of Emergency Managers
 -   American Society for Public Administration


1988 Coastal N.C. Red Tide Infestation – State Liaison

1989 Hurricane Hugo – Eastern NC / IC, 1989 Raleigh Tornados

1990 Outer Banks Bonner Bridge Collapse – State IC

1991 Outer Banks Nor’Easter – State IC

1992 Hurricane Andrew in Florida – National Overhead Team, Orange County
     Tornados – State Liaison

1993 Vessel Adrift / Oil Tanker LYRA – State Liaison, Winter Super Storm – Central
     NC / IC

1995 Traveled to former Soviet Republic of Moldova – Partnership for Peace,
     Hurricane Emily – State Deputy SERT Leader

1996 Hurricane Bertha – State Deputy SERT Leader, Hurricane Fran – State Deputy
     SERT Leader

1997 Flooding, Grand Forks, North Dakota – National Overhead Team

1998 Western North Carolina Floods – Western NC / IC, Rockingham County
     Tornados / IC, Hurricane Bonnie / IC

1999 US Open Golf Tournament, World Special Olympic Summer Games, Hurricane
     Dennis – Eastern NC / IC, Hurricane Floyd – Eastern NC / IC, State Deputy
     SERT Leader, Hurricane Irene / State Liaison

2000 January Winter Snow Storm (21 inches of snow & ice) Central NC / IC

2001 World Trade Center Attack, New York City – National Overhead Team

2002 January Winter Storm (16 inches of Snow) Central NC / IC, Winter World
      Olympic Games, Salt Lake City, Utah / Olympic Square Mgr.

2003 Hurricane Isabel

2004 Hurricane Charlie in Florida

2005 US Open Golf Tournament, Hurricane Katrina in Mississippi – State Animal
     Response IMT Leader

2007 US Women’s Open Golf Tournament

2009 Two trips to Moldova to assist with CODRII Black Sea Initiative Exercise,
     H1N1 (Swine) Flu Outbreak – Plans Chief for School of Public Health

2010 Partnership for Peace training mission to Botswana, Regional Black Sea
     Initiative exercise/workshop in Moldova


Managing Prisons During Natural and Environmental Disasters, 00-P1101. US
Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections, September 1998.

Stockpiling Solutions: North Carolina’s Ethical Guidelines for an Influenza Pandemic,
North Carolina Institute of Medicine, April 2007.

Closing the Seams – Developing an Integrated Approach to Health System Disaster
Preparedness, PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Health Research Institute, 2007.

Preparedness and Disaster Response Training for Veterinary Students: Literature
Review and Description of the North Carolina State University Credentialed Veterinary
Responder Program, Journal of Veterinary Medicine Education 2009 36(3) 317-330.


Health, Safety and Disaster Preparedness Within the Workplace, Human Resources in
Healthcare – Managing for Success Third Edition, 2008; Chapter 11.


                              Radiological III Series

                  Professional Development Series – Basic Skills

                            Formulating Public Policy

                                 Exercise Design

                            Continuity of Government

                  Civil Defense Systems, Programs, and Policies

                         Developing Volunteer Resources

                               Emergency Planning

                                ICS/EOC Interface

                                EOC Management

                  Hazardous Materials Awareness

             Hazardous Materials Emergency Medicine

                        Damage Assessment

                         Disaster Recovery

                    Search and Rescue Overview

          Emergency Planning for Extended Care Facilities

                Incident Command System 100 – 400

           National Incident Management System IS – 700

                  National Response Plan IS - 800

              Introduction to Emergency Management

                 Inland Hurricane Planning Course

           Emergency Planning for Correctional Facilities

               State Animal Response Team Overview

                   Unified Command and Control

                 Field Deployment During Disasters

                   CERTIFICATION COURSES

Emergency Management Professional Development Series Capstone Seminar
             Incident Command System I-100, I-200, I-300, I-400
            National Incident Management System IS-700, IS-800
            Emergency Management Assistance Compact Training
            Basic Skills in Decision Making and Problem Solving
                    Basic Skills in Effective Communication
                     Search Resource Management Seminar
                       Managing the Lost Person Incident
                  Methods and Techniques of Adult Learning
                Civil Defense Systems, Programs, and Policies
                            Formulating Public Policy
                                 Exercise Design
                            Continuity of Government
                         Developing Volunteer Resources
                              Emergency Planning
                               ICS/EOC Interface
                                EOC Management
                  Preparedness Planning for a Nuclear Crisis
                            Disaster Recovery Course
                  National Inland Search and Rescue School
              Civil Defense Volunteerism / Self-Help Conference
                       State Coordinating Officer Course
                      Fundamentals of Search and Rescue
                    Basic Skills in Leadership and Influence
                          Disaster Response Exposition
                       Hazardous Materials 1st Responder
                  Hazardous Materials Emergency Medicine
                               Damage Assessment
                                Disaster Recovery
                          Search and Rescue Overview
               Emergency Planning for Extended Care Facilities
                    Intermediate Incident Command System
                    Introduction to Emergency Management
                        Inland Hurricane Planning Course
               Recognizing and Identifying Hazardous Materials
                         Damage Assessment Workshop
                      Surviving the Wilderness Emergency
              Disaster Related Needs of the Disabled and Elderly
                Fundamentals Course for Radiological Officers
                  Hazardous Materials Contingency Planning
                        Managing Emergency Operations
              Radioactive Materials Transportation Emergencies
                       Business and Hazardous Materials
                      Community Emergency Preparedness
                            Defensive Driver Training
                      Inter-Agency Response to Terrorism
                            Basic Trauma Life Support
                          FEMA Home Study Courses:
                          Emergency Management USA
                     Radiological Emergency Management
                    A Citizen’s Guide to Disaster Assistance


Brunswick, Sharon Harris, Catawba and McGuire Nuclear Facilities Exercise

                       Statewide Hurricane Exercise

 Guilford, Forsyth, Wake, Durham, Halifax, Vance, Lee, Chatham, Franklin,
                    Person counties Terrorism Exercises

   Vance County Smallpox Vaccination Clinic Health Department Exercise

       League of Municipalities / County Commissioners Association
                            Terrorism Exercise

 Person, Franklin, Vance, Lee, Chatham, Halifax, Granville, Durham, Wake,
Johnston, Moore, Pender, New Hanover, Onslow, Brunswick, Burke, Orange,
    Buncombe, Rockingham, Richmond, Scotland, Cumberland, Lenoir,
 Columbus, Harnett, Nash, Edgecombe, Warren, Robeson, Wilson counties
             Multiple Scenario Full Scale Countywide Exercises

                       Person, Vance, Lee counties
                      High School Violence Exercises

Person, Vance, Harnett, Wake, Chatham, Mecklenburg, Lee, Brunswick, New
           Hanover, Pender, Durham, Orange, Scotland counties
                            Hospital Exercises

                   Cumberland, Onslow, Wayne counties
       Federal Military Base Coordination and Cooperation Exercises

                    Atlanta, Ga., and Washington, DC
      National Emergency Management Assistance Compact Exercises

             Burke, Wake, Scotland, Robeson, Lenoir counties
              County and State Animal Response Exercises

     Pender, Robeson, Burke, Wake, Durham, Person, Franklin counties
                       Search and Rescue Exercises

1999 & 2005 US Men’s Open Golf Tournament USGA Operational Exercises

           2007 US Women’s Open USGA Operational Exercise

   2008 Vance – Granville Community College Active Shooter on Campus

Moldova - 2009 CODRII Black Sea Initiative Multi-national Disaster Exercise

2010 Orange County School System – Readiness and Emergency Management
        for Schools (REMS) Grant Tabletop and Fullscale Exercises


International Association of Emergency Management Conference
National Emergency Management Association Conference

National Disaster Medical System Conference

National Hurricane Conference

North Carolina Emergency Management All Hazards Conference

North Carolina Emergency Management Fall Conference

North Carolina Emergency Medical Services Today Conference

North Carolina Hurricane Conference

Virginia Emergency Management State Conference

Alabama Emergency Management State Conference

South Carolina Emergency Preparedness State Conference

National State Animal Response Team Summit Facilitator
    _Colorado             _ New York
    _ Maine               _ Mississippi
    _ Kansas              _ Maryland
    _ New Jersey          _ Michigan
    _ Illinois            _ Louisiana
    _ Pennsylvania        _ Virginia
    _ Connecticut         _ Delaware

North Carolina Safety Council Annual Conference

North Carolina Public Works Association Annual Conference

North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association Conference

North Carolina Business and Industry Conferences
    _Wake County
    _Forsyth County

North Carolina Law Enforcement Association Conference

North Carolina Business and Environmental Safety Training Conference


         NC Institute of Medicine and NC Division of Public Health:
            _ Ethics and Pandemic Influenza Planning

                    NC General Assembly:
_ Joint Study Committee on Emergency Preparedness and Disaster
                    Management Recovery

Federal NIMS Integration Center National Credentialing Initiative:
        _ National Incident Management Working Group

            NC Emergency Management Association:
              _ Annual Conference Sub-committee
     _Chair, Annual Awards and Recognition Sub-committee

     NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services:
    _Southern Agriculture & Animal Disaster Response Alliance

                  UNC – School of Public Health:
                _ Co-chair, All Hazards Task Force

            Durham Technical Community College
    _ Emergency Preparedness Technology Advisory Committee


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