George Navarini has been involved in emergency management, as both a professional and a volunteer, for more than 40 years. “This career really gave me the ability to save lives and relieve people’s suffering after a disaster,” he says. Learn more about George’s career and how emergency managers have a direct impact on people's lives before, during, and after a disaster.
David Robinson served in the U.S. Army for 22 years. He is now the Federal Financial Budget Analyst at the National Institutes of Health. “What public service means to me is that I can wake up every morning and know that I will touch the lives of millions of people with the work I do,” he says. Learn more about David’s career.
Frank Hooton is a Lieutenant with the JOIC for the Texas Military Department, which is attached to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Ranger Division. He provides intelligence analysis and coordination to the agency. “The most satisfying part of my job is helping make Texas—and the country as a whole—safer by providing good intelligence and enhancing awareness of threats,” he says.
Liam O’Brien spent 30 years working in the field of geospatial intelligence. "People who work in geospatial intelligence help keep others safe. Their work includes providing support to our troops in war zones, helping with homeland security defense, or building strong alliances with partner nations." Learn more about Liam's career in this unique and exciting field.
Gary Minor spent 30 years in law enforcement, retiring as a chief of police. "It’s hard to pick any one moment or incident that exactly captures why I chose this career. It was really 30 years’ worth of small moments helping many people," he says. Learn more about Gary's career in law enforcement.
Jordan Garza is a former corrections and police officer who has been in public service for 10 years. “I understand the physical and mental barriers of the veterans I work with. That has helped me with assessing their needs and educational and career goals,” he says. Read more about Jordan’s career.
Brian Meek has been a police officer for more than 24 years. “The most satisfying part of the job is making positive differences in people’s lives every day, regardless of whether or not this contribution is recognized or understood by others,” he says. Learn more about Brian’s police career.