Dr. David Fair PhD - Dean of Specialized Chaplaincy Education and Training - Chaplain Fellowship Ministries International Inc, Chaplain Bible Institute, Dr. Fair is the Chief Chaplain for the Brownwood PD, the Brownwood (TX) Fire Department, Brown County (TX) Sheriff's Dept. Brownwood Regional Medical Center, and Gold Star EMS. Chaplain Fair is also a Chaplain for the Texas Dept. Of Public Safety and serves on its Critical Incident Response Team. Chaplain Fair is an ordained Minister, Elder and Trustee at Abundant Life Church. He was elevated to the position of Bishop by St. Thomas-A-Becket Synod and University, Canterbury, Kent, England in 2003.
Dr. Fair is a recipient of the Presidents Call To Service Award having well over four thousand hours in volunteer service to law enforcement and the community at large. David Fair specializes in trauma response and training nationwide. For 20 years he has specialized in response and training in the public safety sector. David Fair is a veteran crisis responder having been deployed to Ground Zero/911, to East Texas following the Columbia Space Shuttle Disaster, Killeen, Texas Luby's mass murders, Texas wildfires, Katrina, and Rita. He has also worked with families and survivors of the Oklahoma City Bombing, and The Waco Branch Dividian siege. He has responded to dozens of businesses and originations following major incidents for intervention and/or training, including Kroger's, Texas Bank, Howard Payne University, City of San Saba, Bangs Public Schools, Cherokee Public Schools Duncanville Public Schools. EDUCATION: Master of Christian Care and Counseling from Bethel Bible College and Seminary Doctor of Divinity (DDiv) in Chaplaincy Studies from Chaplain Bible Institute Doctor of Clinical Christian Counseling from Central Christian University Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Pastoral Counseling and Psychology from Bethel Bible College and Seminary SPECIFIED TRAINING /EDUCATION: Board Certified Crisis Chaplain, Board Certified Homeland Security CHS-III, certified as a Master Chaplain, Traumatologist, Trauma Specialist, Pastoral Counselor, Christian Marriage and Family Therapist, Thereupon Therapist (Faith Based), Bereavement Specialist, Anger Resolution Therapist, and is a Board Certified Expert In Traumatic Stress, Diplomat, Certified Military Liaison Chaplain.
HONORS RECEIVED: Doctor of Chaplaincy, Doctor of Divinity, Doctor of Humane Letters. Title of Elevation to Bishop, St. Thomas-a-Becket, CanterburyEngland. President's Volunteer Service Award, 2003, President George W. Bush White House WashingtonDC. RELIGIOUS PRACTITIONER: Dr. Dave Fair is a Recognized Certified Religious Practitioner- and does comply with the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors Title 22, Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 681, subtitle A, 681.2 definitions, (15), (A), (B), (C). Dr. Fair is also a member of the AmericanAcademy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and is listed in their National Registry.
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