FESA 338 - Essentials of Emergency Management

  • 3 credits

This course will present emergency management theory and application to risk assessment, mitigation, planning and preparation, response, recovery, and Emergency Operations Centers development and operation in large-scale and multi-agency emergencies and disasters.

This course can be applied toward:

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Introduction to Emergency Management, 6th Ed. (2017)
    Haddow, George et al.
    ISBN: 978-0128030646


Lonnie Inzer
Lonnie Inzer


Lonnie Inzer has been a college instructor, professor, department chair, and division dean for the last three decades. Lonnie is Professor Emeritus (28 years) for Pikes Peak Community College in Fire Science Technology and Emergency Management, and is currently an affiliate professor for Colorado State University, Southern New Hampshire University, Bowling Green State University, and Charter Oak State College.

He served as a department chair and academic division dean for 17 years and has more than 25 years of experience in public safety leadership. He is now the Emergency Manager and Haz Mat supervisor for El Paso County Colorado. He is a retired Fire Captain from the Colorado Springs Fire Department, and began his career as a park ranger and forestry technician before entering the public safety field as a firefighter.

Lonnie completed the 2016 Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Emergency Manager Academy. He has completed numerous FEMA and NFPA certifications and courses. Lonnie has been teaching in the CSU FESA program since 2008. Lonnie’s son and daughter graduated from CSU in 2016.

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