Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has appointed Michael Dossett as Director of Kentucky Emergency Management, effective June 1, 2014. with his appointment as Emergency Management Director, Mr. Dossett will also serve as a member of the CUSEC Board of Directors.
“Michael Dossett is the right man at the right time for this job,” said Gov. Beshear. “Kentucky’s emergency management team has a proven track record, putting it among the best in the nation. I have full confidence that, under Mike’s leadership, the safety and welfare of citizens of the Commonwealth are in good hands.”
Mr. Dossett served as KYEM’s Resource Management Logistics Chief and Regional Response Manager from 2009 – 2013. As Director, Mr. Dossett will plan and direct disaster response and crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural and man-made disasters within the Commonwealth. Prior to working for KYEM, Mr. Dossett served as the Deputy Commissioner for Kentucky’s Department of Juvenile Justice as an Assistant Chief of Police for Louisville Metro Police Department.