Donald joined the Tulane community in February 2016 as Tulane’s Emergency Preparedness Manager. As the Emergency Preparedness Manager, Donald partners with local, state and federal agencies to ensure compliance. In an effort to continuously improve the University’s ability to respond to emergencies and manage incidents effectively, Donald works directly with faculty, staff and students to develop, implement, manage and improve campus wide Emergency Preparedness plans and programs.
Prior to working at Tulane, Donald worked 14 years in the healthcare industry. During his tenure, Donald gained extensive experience in the design and maintenance of access control, CCTV systems for healthcare environments as well as conducting assessments of facilities to identify and prioritize security and safety risks.
Donald has served in the United States Marine Corps as a Marine Security Guard at American Embassies in both Managua, Nicaragua and Stockholm, Sweden. His job entailed providing security not only to the American Embassy and its Ambassadors, but VIP security for the President of the United States and the Secretary of State.
Donald has a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. He is a certified Louisiana Emergency Manager (LEM), Law Enforcement Active Shooter Emergency Responder (LASER), Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Instructor, a member of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) and the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS).