Kay Goss

"Ms. Goss is a lecturer for the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University in the subject area of the protection of the nation's critical infrastructure. She also is the senior principal and senior advisor for Emergency Management and Continuity Programs for SRA International in Arlington, VA, where she is responsible for leading the development and enhancing the quality of emergency management services to government, nonprofit, and private sector clients.

Ms. Goss earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in public administration at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She did doctoral studies in public administration at West Virginia University and in American history at American University. She actively participates in the Foundation for Higher Education Accreditation of Emergency Management Degree Programs, where she serves as the president, and in the International Association of Emergency Manager, where she serves as chair of the Committee on Training and Education. She is also former associate FEMA director in charge of National Preparedness, Training, and Exercises, as well as former senior advisor for Homeland Security, Emergency Management, and Business Continuity for EDS - an HP company."