Director, Cen-Tex DART
Course: Adaptation of CERT
Ms. Forte is a United States Air Force veteran. She has been deeply involved in the field of Emergency Management as a disaster responder and volunteer instructor for many years and has participated in numerous emergency and disaster operations country-wide.
As Director of the Central Texas Disaster Action Response Team, she oversees and guides training pro-grams for those interested in community service, preparedness, and self-reliance.
In addition to being the lead Medical Instructor for her team, Ms. Forte is also an instructor for the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) course, a wide variety of National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS) courses, and the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) National Emergency Management Basic Academy.
Highly qualified, her skills are often requested to in-struct in different parts of Texas and neighboring states. She is additionally trained as a Planning Section Chief, Public Information Officer, and Safety Officer.