SAFE-D Leadership

President
Scott Morgan

Harris County ESD No. 29
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Vice President
Liz Cargile
Medina County ESD No. 5
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Secretary
James Kelly

Montgomery County ESD No. 8
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Treasurer
Paula Barr
Travis County ESD No. 6
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Directors

Jim Carter
Denton County ESD No. 1
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Bob Janusaitis
Harris County ESD No. 9
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Mark Jack
Parker County ESD No. 1
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Thomas Nanninga
Williamson County ESD No. 2
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Billy Ted Smith
Jasper County ESD No. 1
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Don Wagner
Comal County ESD No. 3
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Cliff Avery
Executive Director (nonvoting)
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Clay Avery
Asst. Executive Director (nonvoting)
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Reporting to the Texas Dept. of Agriculture

State law requires all ESDs to submit a report to the Texas Dept. of Agriculture by Jan. 1.

Click here to see the 2017 Report (EXCEL).


CDC guidance for emergency personnel
regarding Ebola virus. CLICK HERE.


Presentation from SAFE-D Legislative Conference
9/20/2014

Click here


SAFE-D Q&A

Q&A on Emergency Services Districts


Affordable Care Act Guide

Fire Departments and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act


Truth-in-Taxation Documents

Click here for a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation.

Comptroller's Truth-in-Taxation handbook.


TDRA manual for ESDs

The Texas Department of Rural Affairs was folded into the Texas Dept. of Agriculture. This is the last update of its manual for ESDs.

A copy of the manual (PDF) is available by clicking here


Report on Volunteer Firefighter Retention

The U.S. Fire Administration has issued a report "Retention and Recruitment for the Volunteer Emergency Services: Challenges and Solutions"

Click here for a copy of the report (7.5 MB)


Senate Bill 917

Click here for a copy of SB 917


Helpful Links

Open Meetings/Open Records

State Library and Archives Commission

Texas Dept. of Agriculture Office of Rural Affairs

Texas Commission on Fire Protection

State Firemen's and Fire Marshals' Association (SFFMA)

Texas Department of Health EMS Information

Texas Fire Chiefs Association

Texas A&M University

Texas State Auditor

911 Agency

Window on State Government

Truth in Taxation