Deputy Director Danielle May Completes Emergence Program

An Amarillo City Official has completed the Emergence Program at the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security.

The Amarillo Area Office of Emergency Management Deputy Director Danielle May, finished the eight month program in Monterey, California on April 12th.

The Emergence Program finds homeland security practitioners early in their career to address emerging issues and trends while utilizing innovative thinking and policy development skills.

May has been with the City of Amarillo in her position for over two years. She is continuing her education for a Master’s in Public Health from Texas A&M University.

She says, “The Emergence Program was a fantastic experience. It was a great opportunity to broaden my professional skills to better serve the residents of Amarillo. I thoroughly enjoyed the program, and look forward to the consideration of implementing many of the innovative and unique strategies and policies that were presented.”