BCFS Health and Human Services’ Emergency Management Division Appoints Resource Director to Ensure Readiness

BCFS Names Davenport Director of Warehouse, Fleet and Technology Resources

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BCFS Health and Human Services’ Emergency Management Division (BCFS EMD) has named William Davenport its Director of Warehouse, Fleet and Technology Resources. As a national partner of local, state and federal agencies during times of emergency, it is critical that BCFS EMD have impeccable inventorying and inspection of resources, as well as maintenance of an extensive vehicle fleet that includes multiple 18-wheeler mobile command platforms, fire engines, mobile medical clinics, box trucks, generators and more, all ready to deploy at a moment’s notice.

Davenport has spent his career on the front lines of disaster response. He served more than 35 years with the San Antonio Fire Department in roles that included firefighting, technical rescue, communications, and technical services. He joined BCFS EMD in 2008 and has filled vital roles on the organization’s incident management team during several major responses, ensuring continuity of communications technology, fleet readiness and logistical execution. He has also overseen the integration of BCFS EMD’s communications technology with a number of local and state-run communications equipment, ensuring immediate interoperability when BCFS EMD is tasked to support government responses.
“Bill is always one of the first responders to report for duty in the morning, and oftentimes one of the last to leave,” said Kari Tatro, EVP/COO – Administration, Education & Emergency Operations . “His dedication is undeniable, and his thoroughness and ability to move fast makes him an important member of our emergency management team.”
For more information about BCFS EMD, visit BCFSEMD.org.
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BCFS Health and Human Services’ Emergency Management Division is a non-profit partner of federal, state and local government and private industry, specializing in emergency management, incident management, disaster response, public health & medical emergency response, mass care, mass fatality planning, medical sheltering and planning for vulnerable populations.