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Retired Army Colonel Jim Stewart to lead local COVID-19 vaccination distribution

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Posted at 6:57 PM, Jan 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-08 20:01:19-05

BRAZOS COUNTY, TX — Brazos County, including the City of College Station, the City of Bryan, and Texas A&M University are all currently coordinating with local vaccine providers.

To lead this initiative, retired Army Colonel, Jim Stewart, has agreed to help in coordination with Brazos County's Health District, local emergency management, and other key stakeholders; this being done to ensure a cohesive and efficient local vaccination administration plan.

Jim Stewart was the Chief Deputy Sheriff for Brazos County from Jan 2013 to Dec 2020. Prior to that position, Stewart was a Reserve Lieutenant with the Bryan Police Department.

As a retired Army Colonel, Stewart served the U.S. for over thirty years. After a variety of Intelligence assignments, he became a Deputy J2 (Intelligence Officer) for the US Central Command during the initial phases of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. In the years leading up to his run as Chief Deputy Sheriff, Stewart was an Adjunct Instructor for TEEX, specializing in the area of Emergency Management (Incident Command System) training.

A press conference taking place on Wed, Jan 13 at 2 p.m. will feature Brazos County Health Authority Dr. Seth Sullivan. Alongside Dr. Sullivan, will be Brazos County Judge Duane Peters, City of Bryan Mayor Andrew Nelson, City of College Station Mayor Karl Mooney, and also CHI St. Joseph and Baylor Scott & White representatives; the likes of whom, will be available during the press conference to answer any questions.