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Steven J. Craig

Steven Craig is a retired Coast Guard Reserve captain with over thirty-eight years of both active and reserve service. He is also a retired Postmaster with the U.S. Postal Service. During his period of Coast Guard service, he actively participated with Hurricanes Katrina and Ike, the 2010 Haiti earthquake port recovery planning, the 9/11 response in Seattle, APEC maritime security planning in Honolulu, the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill response—to name a few. Prior to his commissioning, Craig held the rank of senior chief petty officer in the Coast Guard. He holds a Master’s degree in Emergency Management and has held associated jobs with federal, state, college, county, and local agencies.

Steven Craig previously taught as a professor at a university in Italy and has spoken at several disaster conferences. He and his wife Rachel, along with two dachshunds, are frequent travelers between homes in Washington State and Arizona. His contact e-mail address is and his website is