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Scotie Selman
Director of Emergency Management & Safety Services
Scotie.Selman@unt.edu
940-369-6153

Scotie Selman is the Director of Emergency Management and Safety Services, supporting a talented team responsible for managing and administering the university’s Emergency Preparedness, Continuity of Operations, Fire and Life Safety, and International Risk programs. Scotie has over 22 years of experience developing and managing risk management, emergency preparedness, and safety programs for organizations within higher education and behavioral health.

Scotie has a Bachelor of Science in Emergency Administration & Planning (EADP) from UNT.

Corey Olszewski
Emergency Preparedness & Business Continuity Manager
Corey.Olszewski@unt.edu
940-369-5468

Corey Olszewski has been with Emergency Management & Safety Services since August of 2022. As the Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Manager, he facilitates the university’s campus-wide Preparedness and Continuity Programs. This includes weather monitoring and emergency messaging, developing and coordinating outreach and training opportunities, communicating with campus departments on building-level emergency preparedness and department continuity plans. He also oversees event emergency planning, and coordinating the office's emergency management internship program.

Corey graduated from UNT with a Bachelor of Science in Emergency Administration & Planning (EADP) degree in 2018. Prior to coming back to UNT, he worked for Team Rubicon, an international disaster relief non-profit organization, and the Texas Division of Emergency Management.

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Corey Olszewski

Meg Cochran
International Risk Control Coordinator
Margaret.Cochran@unt.edu
940-369-6154

Meg manages the international travel program UNT. In this role, she carries out international risk assessments and works to help facilitate international travel for UNT community members by maintaining a travel registry and working closely with the International Risk Oversight Committee to address travel to high-risk locations. She helps create travel policy and advises University leadership on issues relating to international security and traveler safety. She has over 12 years of experience in international security operations and management. 

Since March of 2020, Meg also serves as the Team Lead for the UNT Contact Tracing Team. She advises leadership on contact tracing issues and provides support and guidance to a team of contact tracers and case investigators responding to Covid-19 on campus. 

Meg has a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Mount Holyoke College and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Emergency Management and Disaster Science at UNT. 

Ronnie Dobbs, CSP, CFPS
Fire & Life Safety Program Manager
Ronald.Dobbs@unt.edu
940-369-6435

Ronnie Dobbs manages the UNT Fire & Life Safety Program, ensuring all UNT buildings are thoroughly inspected and are complying with adopted fire codes and applicable laws. Ronnie interprets fire code requirements and recommends appropriate mitigation measures. As a part of his position, Ronnie evaluates hazardous materials, determining how best to provide appropriate protections to UNT visitors, students, faculty, and staff. He manages fire and life safety inspection statistics for annual inspections of all campus structures. He is the university’s primary liaison with the State Fire Marshal’s Office.

Ronnie has a Master’s in Accounting from the University of Texas Dallas and is a retired firefighter. He holds three Master Certifications from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection, is a Certified Safety Professional, and a Certified Fire Protection Specialist.

Chris Cooper
Fire & Life Safety Officer
Chris.Cooper@unt.edu
940-369-6436

Chris Cooper joined UNT in 2019 and is a retired firefighter as well as a United States Air Force veteran. Chris conducts comprehensive fire and life safety inspections to maintain the safety of UNT students, staff, faculty, and visitors. He also assists with coordinating fire drills in residential buildings at UNT, acts as a safety officer at UNT events, and issues hot-work and space heater permits.

Chris earned an Associate of Applied Science degree in Occupational Safety & Environmental Technology from Tarrant County College and holds an Advanced Fire Inspector certification through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.  

Hannah Taylor
Emergency Management Specialist
Hannah.Taylor@unt.edu
940-369-8130

Hannah has been with Emergency Management & Safety Services since September 2022. In her role, she supports the University’s efforts to promote a culture of safety and emergency preparedness throughout the UNT community. Hannah manages the departments social media pages, facilitates outreach to the UNT community, and serves on an on-call basis to monitor weather that might impact both UNT and UNT Frisco campuses. Hannah also supports efforts to improve emergency plans, both campus wide and building specific, manage the UNT Safety Coordinator Program, maintain the Mean Green Ready app, and assist in activating the UNT Emergency Operations Center when needed.

Hannah earned her B.S. in Emergency Administration and Planning from UNT.

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