Serving in HHSA's Administration, Andrew Lockman is the Manager for the Tulare County Office of Emergency Services, a position he has filled for the past eight years. Andrew coordinates the County’s preparedness for, response to, and recovery from large-scale emergencies and disasters. This includes a wide range of activities reaching across all County departments, other local jurisdictions, and numerous partner organizations, including training personnel to serve in the Emergency Operations Center, writing emergency plans, managing preparedness and recovery grants, and administering the County’s mass notification system, AlertTC.
Prior to this role, Andrew was an Office of Emergency Services Specialist for two years assigned to special projects, including a statewide flood exercise and implementing AlertTC. Prior to joining the County in 2009, Andrew’s experience included work with the City of Visalia Police/Fire Communications Center, Tulare County Consolidated Ambulance Dispatch, and the Kaweah Delta Medical Center Emergency Department.
Andrew holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in information technology. He is a graduate of the National Emergency Management Advanced Academy and teaches emergency management courses on behalf of the California Specialized Training Institute.