A resident of North Texas, Mr. Siebert earned a BAAS degree in Public Administration
from West Texas A&M University and a graduate of the International Association of
Fire Chief’s Fire Service Executive Development Institute.
Chief Siebert has more than 20 years experience in the Fire Service and Emergency
Management. His Fire Department experience includes emergency response and mitigation,
hazardous materials response, command, communications, prevention and public education.
Two operations projects he was responsible for was the development and deployment
of a Hazardous Materials Team and a state-of-the-art Command and Communications Response
Since 2009, Chief Siebert has been responsible for the Situational Awareness for
Emergency Response (SAFER) project, a GIS-based real-time intelligence program coordinating
School and Commercial facility development with Police, Fire and EMS first responders.
Highlights of the program include the pre-planning of over 3,000 facilities, data
maintenance and live video delivery to fire and law enforcement officials. In 2010,
the SAFER program won the prestigious President’s Award from ESRI President Jack
Chief Siebert continues to work toward technology integration in the Fire Service.
He is a current member of the National Fire Protection Association’s Standard on
Data Exchange for the Fire Service (NFPA 950/951), a member of the Fire Protection
Research Institute’s Smart Firefighter project, co-authoring the Research Roadmap
for the Smart Firefighter, and working with several agencies and companies on the
development of their products and programs for delivery within the Fire Service.