Troy Lutrick, emergency manager for the city of Scottsdale, completed the Executive Leaders Program at the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security on Nov. 11.
Lutrick oversees citywide emergency management programs planning and development including leading the city COVID-19 incident management team, leading the critical infrastructure vulnerability task-force, all-hazards incident management team development, and leading the Emergency Operations Center, plus various other assignments, according to a press release.
He earned a bachelor’s of arts in public administration from Ottawa University, a master’s of science in fire executive leadership and disaster preparedness from Grand Canyon University, and is a certified public manager from ASU, a certified emergency manager, and is a graduate of the National Emergency Management Advanced Academy from FEMA.
Lutrick also has maintained his National Registry Paramedic certification since 1993.
During the 12-month program, Lutrick collaborated with homeland security officials from across the nation on current policy, strategy, and organizational design challenges.
“The ELP program is one of the most prolific learning opportunities that I have had the pleasure to participate in,” said Lutrick.
The NPS-CHDS ELP participants represent a snapshot of the homeland security enterprise, including professionals from the fields of emergency management, education, law enforcement, fire service, homeland security, public health, private sector, and city/county government.
Located at the Naval Postgraduate School, CHDS is the nation’s homeland security educator. CHDS is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, National Preparedness Directorate, within the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The mission of the Naval Postgraduate School is to provide unique advanced education and research programs in order to increase the combat effectiveness of the U.S. and Allied armed forces as well as enhance the security of the United States.
For information, visit www.nps.edu.
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