Staff Profile

Richard Atkins, Emergency Management Coordinator

Richard started with Adams County Office of Emergency Management in January 2015. His primary duties include emergency plans development and implementation and also coordinating the Adams County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC).

Richard came to Adams County from Oklahoma. He served 36 years at Oklahoma State University with law enforcement and emergency preparedness responsibilities. Richard also was an adjunct instructor for eight years with the Oklahoma State University Fire Service Training, instructing Homeland Security and Hazardous Material Response classes.