Jimmy JohnsonAssistant Vice President for Campus Safety The University of Texas at Austin

Mr. Johnson serves as the Assistant Vice President for Campus Safety at the University of Texas at Austin. Johnson oversees the Emergency Management, Fire Prevention Services and Environmental Health & Safety departments. As the assistant vice president, he is responsible for strategy and oversight to the Campus Safety portfolio; including preparation, organization and direction of emergency planning and preparedness activities, fire life safety strategies, and environmental health and safety concerns. Mr. Johnson is a public safety professional with over three decades of fire-life safety and emergency management expertise gained through leadership opportunities within a municipal fire department organization and at a flagship public university. He utilizes these attributes to drive highly effective operational and planning practices associated with nationally recognized principles of emergency preparedness/management activities in an all-hazards risk management environment. Mr. Johnson has developed a comprehensive campus safety and security perspective through a global body of education and experiential learning opportunities honed over a career encompassing the U.S. military, law enforcement, private-sector safety & security, the municipal fire service, emergency management, and higher education.

Decorated throughout his career for service, Mr. Johnson was honored in 2019 by Campus Safety Magazine as the National Campus Safety Director of the Year for Higher Education.

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