George has been involved in the fire/rescue service and emergency management for more then 20 years. He is presently the Director/Professor at the University of South Florida's Center for Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance and The Center for Biological Terrorism Defense. George was previously with St. Petersburg College as Director/Professor of the Institute of Emergency Administration and Fire Science, and the National Terrorism Preparedness Institute. George has served as a Fire Management Specialist with the United States Fire Administration in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Previously, he served more than fourteen years with Addison (Dallas County), Texas Fire Department in the Operations Division. He is a Principal member of the Technical Committee for "Emergency Management, NFPA 1600" and has been serving on the committee since 1992. He has spoken at many national and international conferences. George has also published many articles, manuscripts, white papers, etc., both nationally and internationally. George is also the author of Delmar's Preparing for Terrorism, an Emergency Services Guide, and soon to be released Preparing for Biological Terrorism, an Emergency Services Planning Guide.
APCO Magazine Columist and Full-time 9-1-1 Public Educator, Pinellas County, FL
Former 9-1-1 Director, Pinellas County, FL