(Brooksville) – Hernando County Authorities is happy to announce David M. DeCarlo because the Hernando County Director of Emergency Administration. DeCarlo joined Hernando County on February 6, 2023, on an interim foundation and can turn into the everlasting Director of Emergency Administration efficient June 12, 2023. DeCarlo started his public service profession in 1987 with the Citrus County Sheriff’s Workplace. There, DeCarlo rose by way of the ranks with expertise as a communications officer, vice and narcotics detective, Sergeant of Particular Investigations, Lieutenant of Main Crimes, SWAT Workforce Commander, and Captain of Prison Investigations Division. The final 5 years of his profession, DeCarlo served as Captain and Director of Emergency Administration for Citrus County, FL. There, he oversaw EOC Emergency Operations for quite a few hurricanes and tropical storms for full and partial activations throughout this timeframe.
Duties included conducting preliminary injury assessments, getting ready public catastrophe restoration facilities, helping with FEMA public help, FEMA Particular person Help, FEMA Small Enterprise Administration Loans and State Catastrophe Unemployment Help, and numerous hurricane preparedness public shows. Additionally, he was closely concerned in helping the Florida Division of Well being with COVID-19 response. Director DeCarlo retired from the Citrus County Sheriff’s Workplace after 33 plus years of service.
In 1999, DeCarlo attended the College of Louisville’s Southern Police Institute 102nd Administrative Officers Course. Director DeCarlo holds a BA in felony justice and a grasp’s diploma in enterprise administration, each from St. Leo College. He responded with a regulation enforcement mutual help contingent for Hurricane Andrew in 1992 and resided in Crystal River for the “No Title” storm of 1993. He has efficiently accomplished each of the Federal Emergency Administration Company’s (FEMA) skilled growth and advance skilled growth collection.
Director DeCarlo is fortunately married to his spouse Sherri for the previous 27 years. He has two sons and two granddaughters. His oldest son is a US Coast Guard veteran and presently serves as a Florida regulation enforcement officer. His youngest son presently serves with the USA Marine Corp.
For questions or extra data, please contact Hernando County Emergency Administration at (352) 754-4083 or go to www.HernandoCounty.us/EM.