Rob McDaniel is currently a Faculty Researcher and Senior Fellow at the Center for Disaster Risk Policy, Florida State University. Additionally, Mr. McDaniel serves as an instructor and the Internship Coordinator for the Emergency Management & Homeland Security Program.
Rob is a graduate of Florida State University, holds a Masters in Public Administration. He provides operations, planning, training and exercise expertise in emergency management on local, state, federal and non-profit agency projects. Mr. McDaniel also supplies technical assistance in Domestic Security/Preparedness and specializes in Exercise Design/Development and Bio-Terrorism response. Mr. McDaniel is a Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) instructor and has spearheaded several large statewide exercises. He is principle author and instructor of the nationally recognized "Planning Considerations for Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents" curriculum at the National Terrorism Preparedness Institute. Having previously served in operations, training, exercises and evaluations with the United States Air Force, Florida Division of Emergency Management, Florida Department of Health, the St. Petersburg College and several private consulting firms, Mr. McDaniel has actively participated in hundreds of crisis situations.