Katie, a National Registry Paramedic, has been involved in emergency care for 20 years in central Texas. Currently, her roles include full-time faculty at Austin Community College within the EMSP program and adjunct faculty with ALERRT. Katie manages social media accounts and community engagement for the EMSP program as part of the Social Media team at ACC. Katie holds Texas certifications in EMS & Fire, various AHA, and NAEMT Instructor certifications, IBSC’s TP-C and CP-C certifications, a BA in Disaster & Emergency Management, and an MBA from Columbia College SC. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Health Sciences: Trauma Informed Care at Liberty University.