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Glen L Woodbury

Phone: (831) 656-3038

Overview

• 2007 – Present: Professor of the Practice; Director, Center for Homeland Defense and Security (PI)
• 2004-2007: Associate Director of Executive Education Programs, Center for Homeland Defense and Security (under contract with Military Personnel Services Company)
• 1998-2004: Director, Emergency Management Division, State of Washington
• 1995-1998: Emergency Operations Manager, Emergency Management Division, State of Washington
• 1992-1995: Operations Center Coordinator, Emergency Management Division, State of Washington
• 1992-1994: Co-Owner/Sales Manager, Western Wireless Communications, Inc.
• 1985-1992: Officer, US Army, Signal Corps – final position: Commander of GTE/RITA Communications Company, 29th Signal Battalion, Fort Lewis, WA.
NPS Experience
  • 2007 - current: Professor of the Practice
Other Experience
  • 2004 - 2007 Associate Director of Executive Education (on service contract), Center for Homeland Defense and Security
  • 1998 - 2004 Director, Washington State Emergency Management Division
  • 1992 - 1998 Emergency Operations Manager and Operations Officer, Washington State Emergency Management Division
  • 1985 - 1992 Officer, O-1 through O-3(P), US Army
Research Interests
• Continuing policy and strategy evolution of homeland security and defense
• Disaster preparedness and response to catastrophic events
• Multi-agency, multi-discipline, multi-governmental interactions in homeland security environments
• Complexity theory as cognitive framework for homeland security leaders
• Network based organizations to further understand and advance governmental objectives
• Advancing and innovating graduate education for public safety leaders

Teaching Interests
• Homeland Security and Homeland Defense
• Emergency and Disaster Management
• Policy Development and Implementation
• Strategic Planning and Thinking
• Complexity as applied to Governmental Efforts

Awards

  • 2017 - Lacy Suiter Distinguished Service Award, National Emergency Management Association (NEMA)
  • 2017 - Lt. Cmdr. David L. Williams Faculty Award, NPS Foundation

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • 1998 Past President, National Emergency Management Association