Title/Position: Director, Office of Emergency ManagementProfile:
Scott Burnotes joins the University of Miami with over 10 years of emergency management and disaster relief experience. From 2007 through 2010, Mr. Burnotes served as the Director for Emergency Preparedness at Miami Dade College and was responsible for the overall administration of the College’s emergency management functions, including the development and maintenance of its comprehensive emergency management plan. From 2004 through 2007, Mr. Burnotes served in various roles at the Miami-Dade County Department of Emergency Management leaving the department as the Acting Assistant Director responsible for the Public Safety and Preparedness Branches with two branch managers and six emergency management coordinators. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Burnotes served as a Police Officer for the George Washington University Police Department. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Burnotes served as a Municipal and Non-Governmental Organization Support Volunteer for the United States Peace Corps in Macedonia. Mr. Burnotes holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Florida State University and a Master of Science in Crisis, Emergency, and Risk Management from George Washington University. Mr. Burnotes is a certified Florida Professional Emergency Manager, Incident Command System instructor and is a member of the Florida Emergency Preparedness Association, International Association of Emergency Managers and the South East Regional Domestic Security Task Force.