Deputy State Coordinator
Brett A. Burdick
Joined the Virginia Department of Emergency Management in 1994 and is currently Deputy State Coordinator for Administration.
Positions and Accomplishments
- Director of the Technological Hazards Division (2000 through 2008) with oversight of the Commonwealth’s Hazardous Materials Emergency Response System.
- Environmental Programs Manager (1994 through 2000) directing the environmental restoration of the Commonwealth of Virginia Emergency Fuel Storage Facility in York County.
- Terrorism Program Manager directing Virginia's Consequence Management efforts and preparedness for terrorist incidents.
- Member of the Regional Response Team for EPA Region III.
- Virginia's representative on the Southern States Energy Board Radioactive Materials Transportation Committee.
- Member of the DOD/DOJ Interagency Board for Equipment Standardization and Interoperability.
- Professional Geologist in two states.
- Certified Hazardous Materials Manager at the Masters Level through the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management.
- Certified Emergency Manager from the International Association of Emergency Managers
- Bachelor of Arts in Geology and Oceanography from Humboldt State University, California
- Master of Public Administration from California State University – Dominguez Hills
- Graduate Studies at the University of New Hampshire and the College of William and Mary in Virginia
- Master of Science from Virginia Commonwealth University
- Graduate of Commonwealth Management Institute and the Virginia Executive Institute
A rugby fanatic, Mr. Burdick is married with three children and currently resides in Henrico County.