Al Davis serves as director for the Texas A&M Forest Service, TAMFS, as it conserves our state’s forest resources and leads Texans in stewardship and disaster preparedness.
Before coming to TAMFS, Davis was deputy agency director of the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service, serving as director of the National Emergency Response and Recovery Training Center.
He is a past chairman of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium, co-founder and principal emeritus of the National Cyber Security Preparedness Consortium, and a former advisory board member of the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security.
Prior to his time with The Texas A&M University System, he worked as a consultant with United Water and served as a chief executive of the Public School District in New Orleans. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired at the rank of colonel.
Davis earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; a master’s degree in national resource strategy from the National Defense University, Washington, D.C.; and a master’s degree of business administration from Averett University, Danville, Virginia.