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DAVE FAIR Chaplain Dave Fair has served at dozens of natural and man made disasters including Ground Zero following 911, Hurricane Katrina, NASA Space Shuttle Disaster, Sri Lanka Tsunami, the Ft. Hood shootings, and the Haitian Earthquake. President of the LECC and CEO of Homeland Crisis Institute, Fair also serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board of the American Board of Certified Master Chaplains , and also serves on the Curriculum Committee of the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security as well as the Editorial Advisory Board of Inside Homeland Security. He is the Region 7 Deputy Director of the International Conference of Police Chaplains and is on the Crisis Response Team for Chaplain Fellowship Ministries.

Chaplain Fair holds a PhD in pastoral counseling and psychology from Bethel Bible College and Seminary. He is Certified in Homeland Security Level Five (CHS-V). He holds certifications in Psychology of Terrorists, Sensitive Security Information, Homeland Security Emergency Medical Response, Disaster Preparedness and Crisis Response Coordinator. Dr. Fair serves as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff/ Chaplain for the Brown County Sheriff’s Department. He is Chaplain Emeritus of the Brownwood Police Department, and retired as a Chaplain for Brownwood Regional Medical Center after 25 years.


Dr. Fair also serves as a military chaplain. He has received a number of ribbons and awards for his service. He is a Military Emergency Management Specialist (MEMS) and trained in Defense Support to Civil Authorities- Liaison Officer (DSCA-LNO) He is coordinator of the First Incident Response Support CISM Team. Fair serves on the Scientific and Professional Advisory Board for the National Center of Crisis Management/ American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and is Board Certified in Crisis Chaplaincy, Forensic Traumatology, Stress Management, School Crisis Response, and Emergency Crisis Response. He is also a member of the American College of Forensic Examiners, American Psychotherapy Association and the American Association of Integrative Medicine.


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