Mark began his career in Emergency Management in 2000, where he worked for Ada City-County Emergency Management, Boise, Idaho, as Exercise and Training Coordinator. Robertson was also a Regional Coordinator for the Idaho Department of Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program and facilitator and evaluator for exercises held at the National Interagency Fire Center.
Mark was the State of Nebraska National Incident Management System (NIMS) Coordinator and Exercise Training Officer for the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency and worked with Nebraska Office of the Chief Information Officer as Disaster and Continuity of Operations Coordinator.
Currently, Mark is the Emergency Management Coordinator for the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. This season will be his eighteenth as the Planning Section Chief of the Incident Management Team for Nebraska football games, which sees regular attendance at 90,000 people, with the longest sellout streak in the nation (since 1962).
Mark admits to being an Incident Command System (ICS) nerd and beginning his career as a member of the media but asks to not hold that against him. Presently, Mark instructs three courses for NCS4 and has been a key member of the training team since beginning approximately two years ago.
Amanda is a sports and entertainment industry professional with more than 10 years of experience in guest services, event management, and security operations for stadiums, arenas and performing arts facilities. She has worked in a variety of complex organizational settings including university, municipal government, private firm, and major league sports franchises. Amanda has been instructing for NCS4 for the last four years. During this time, she has been serving as a lead instructor in the NCS4 training program to provide training that enhances multi-agency collaboration when planning and preparing for large special events. Prior to instructing for NCS4, she worked for the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium in the Event Operations and Security department managing more than 1,000 guest services and security employees. Some of the events include the Inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship, the 50th Anniversary of the Academy of Country Music Awards, 2014 NCAA Men’s Final Four, and WrestleMania 32.