Jimmy Lagunero

Emergency Management Coordinator


Jimmy Lagunero


Phone: (808) 956-0773
Email: lagunero@hawaii.edu

  • Currently enrolled at UH West Oʻahu (Certificate – Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management)
  • Kapiʻolani Community College (Certificate – EMT Program)


Jimmy Lagunero has over 25 years of service with the United States Marine Corps in the Combat Arms field, Military Intelligence, and on special duty assignments with the US State Department on Embassy Duty and with Federal Law Enforcement. As a former US Marine Gunnery Sergeant, Jimmy served over 16 years with Force Reconnaissance. Since 1999, he has been mobilized for active military duty five times, and has served in Afghanistan, Iraq, Panama and on the U.S. Mexican border. Jimmy is a certified instructor with the Department of Homeland Security on NIMS/ICS, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and a FEMA Campus CERT Instructor. He’s also a volunteer with the American Red Cross, the Medical Reserve Corps, and active with native community service organizations.

My Role at DPS
  • All-Hazards Plan
  • Unit-level Emergency Preparedness Planning
  • Emerging Incident Management
  • TTX Planning
  • CERT Program
  • BIRT Program
  • GIS Mapping