Patricia McIntosh, PhD, CEM
Master Consultant, Emergency Management Solutions (Texas Division)
Dr. Patricia McIntosh is an experienced Emergency Manager whose background includes campus emergency management, public health preparedness, oil spill response, and firefighting. She has a passion for training development and program management. She also has in-depth experience with curriculum design, academic and professional development design, and delivery.
Dr. McIntosh currently serves on the United States Fire Administration Board of Visitors to the National Fire Academy. She also serves as a Commissioner on the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Certifying Commission. She represents junior colleges on the FEMA Region 6 Higher Education Advisory Collaborative.
Dr. McIntosh is a Master Firefighter through the Texas State Firefighters and Fire Marshals’ Association and a National Registry EMT-Basic. She has served with the League City Volunteer Fire Department for over a decade, currently serving as the Training Officer and Certifying Coordinator. She is a Certified Emergency Manager with the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM). She also has her Advanced Professional Development Series, and Advanced Continuity Professional.
Dr. McIntosh received her PhD in Fire and Emergency Management Administration from Oklahoma State University. Her dissertation is titled “The Functional Motivations of Volunteer Fire Cadets and Correlations of Academy Completion.” She also has a Master of Public Health with an emphasis in epidemiology and homeland security. Her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology is from Stephen F. Austin State University with a minor in International Studies.