Mayor Bill Finch news release:
On Monday, Mayor Bill Finch will recognize City Council member Richard M. Paoletto Jr., who has been invited to become a member of the State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Government Coordinating Council (SLTTGCC), a panel which works together with the Department of Homeland Security and state, local, tribal and territorial governments for the national goal of critical infrastructure protection.
The Council plays a role in the development of a partnership among all levels of government and the private sector that is “committed to coordination, communication and collaboration for State, local, tribal and territorial governments with the Federal government.”
Members commit to serving a one-year term, which is subject to renewal at the close of the first year.
Paoletto is the Deputy Director of Housing and Commercial Code Enforcement for the City, and serves as the point person for the City’s critical infrastructure and key resources in the Emergency Operations Center. In addition, he has completed courses in Threat and Risk Assessment, Enhanced Threat and Risk Assessment and Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources through the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service, and several certificate courses through the Emergency Management Institute.