Al Davis, deputy agency director of the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service, TEEX, is serving as interim agency director for the Texas A&M Forest Service, TAMFS. Davis has been employed with TEEX since 2005, having served as director of the National Emergency Response and Recovery Training Center. In 2014, he was appointed to deputy agency director.
He is the immediate 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.