National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Hazardous Materials Protective Clothing and Equipment Technical Committee
Dr. Baxter is a senior leader with over 25 years of experience in the chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high yield explosive (CBRNE) defense community. She previously served as the program manager of the CBRNE program at the Department of Defense Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office where she was responsible for managing domestic and international CBRNE research and development programs to combat terrorism, as well as overseeing international CBRNE agreements with Australia, Canada, Israel, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. She currently utilizes her expertise to produce training courses, develop exercises, and provide solutions for emergency response through the development of next generation tools to enhance situational awareness and responder safety. Christina is currently the chairperson for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Hazardous Materials Protective Clothing and Equipment Technical Committee and is a member of the NFPA Fire Service and Occupational Safety Technical Committee and the NFPA Hazardous Materials Response Personnel Technical Committee among others. Dr. Baxter received dual undergraduate degrees in chemistry and environmental science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and she completed her doctoral studies in analytical chemistry at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
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