Ms. Alyssa Carrier started this company to provide more compassionate leadership into emergency management and disaster recovery. Disasters are local and impact people. Our goal is to bring together all members of the community for inclusive recovery and to rebuild a better future.
Ms. Alyssa carrier
Ms. Carrier has over 14 years of experience in Emergency Management Services. She received her a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Emergency Administration and Planning from the University of North Texas. She is a highly skilled leader with extensive experience managing and delivering complex projects. Alyssa manages AC Disaster Consulting’s Texas and Washington, D.C. office, where her responsibilities include coordinating all federal and state government business activities and collaborating with leaders across the nation.
Her experience includes employment with FEMA Region VIII during Hurricane Sandy and FEMA Region VI during Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, where she worked in a variety of areas including Grant Management, Mitigation, Public Assistance, Damage Assessments, training and exercises. She was the Deputy Project Manager for Hurricanes Gustov and Ike, managing over 2 million CY of Debris and over 1,000 employees for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. Ms. Carrier also led a recovery team during Hurricane Sandy. Following, the 2017 Hurricanes Ms. Carrier is lead debris operations for the Florida Department of Transportation following Hurricane Irma as well as the Texas Department of Transportation following Hurricane Harvey. Ms. Carrier is a certified Federal Grants Manager, Certified Floodplain Manager and Certified Hazard Mitigation trainer.
Meet the Team
Ms. mollie rivas, CEM
Ms. Rivas is a senior level advisor who has performed advanced, professional and supervisory work administrating all activities and programs of the for the assigned Texas Department of Public Safety regional operations. This consisted of formulating short-, mid- and long-range objectives and goals; developing guidelines, procedures, schedules, and budget proposals to achieve objectives; and evaluating the effectiveness of program activities.
She also directed and oversaw the activities and performance of TDEM personnel stationed within or assigned to the region to ensure disaster preparedness; the coordination of emergency response for local governmental jurisdictions; and support to designated disaster districts and regions.
She also served as the Director of the Office of Emergency Management for the City of Garland for five (5) years supervising staff, administering all emergency management activities and programs for the City. During her tenure, she was responsible for formulating short- and long-range goals, including maintaining the departmental strategic plan and both the departmental and Homeland Security Grant Program budgets. She also provided supervision and guidance for both full-time staff and volunteer cadre in preparedness, response and recovery activities and served as Deputy EOC Director during disaster responses ensuring overall coordination of local and mutual aid resources.
Most recently, Ms. Rivas assisted the City of Mexico Beach with response and recovery following Hurricane Michael. She served as the liaison to Bay County providing advocacy for the City, as well as overseeing the registration and compliance for the Private Property Debris Removal and Hazardous Structural Demolition programs.
Ms. Rivas holds the prestigous Certified Emergency Manager from the International Association of Emergency Managers and a Bachelor of Science in Emergency Administration and Planning from the University of North Texas.