Region 1

Region 1

Assistant Chief: Josh Roberts

Josh Roberts is an Assistant Chief for Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), serving Region 1 and its 42 counties throughout the greater Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, Texoma and northeast Texas areas.

Josh has served 12+ years in several positions in emergency management agencies at state- and local-levels in Texas and Florida. Prior to his current post within TDEM Josh was the Emergency Manager and Neighborhood Services Director for the city of Lewisville, Texas. In varying capacities Josh has worked numerous large-scale incidents and events, including 15 state and federal disaster declarations, and administered several programs within local emergency management agencies across all phases of disaster. Within TDEM, Josh has previously served in the District Coordinator and regional State Coordinator roles.

Josh has a Bachelor’s of Science in Emergency Administration and Planning and a Master of Public Administration degree, both from the University of North Texas. Josh holds his Certified Emergency Manager (CEM®) certification with the International Association of Emergency Managers.

Contact Info

Office: (214) 861-2436


350 W. Interstate 30
Garland, TX 75043

Josh-Roberts Assistant Chief

Disaster Districts

District 4A – Hurst
District 6 – Tyler

District 4B – Garland
District 22 – Sherman

District 5 – Mt. Pleasant


District Coordinators by Region

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