Commander Treviño assumed the duties of Executive Officer, Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown in June 2023 after serving as the Boat Forces and Cutter Operations Training Branch Chief since 2022. He assists the Commanding Officer in the general administration and direction of unit activities for the largest Coast Guard Training Center to deliver modernized, on-demand learning through seven “A” schools and 120 “C” schools and graduate more than 6,000 Coast Guard, federal, state, and local agency personnel, and international partners a year.
Prior to reporting, he served as Response Department Head, Sector New Orleans from 2019-2022. In this capacity, he directed operational execution of SAR, PWCS, MLE, and MER missions and led the integrated operational planning and execution of DHS regional components as the Louisiana ReCoM Coordinator to enhance safety and security in an area of responsibility that includes the Louisiana and Mississippi Gulf Coast as well as the Mississippi River System from Baton Rouge to the Gulf of Mexico out to the U. S. Outer Continental Shelf. It is among the largest, busiest and most complex coastal and port areas in the United States.
Commander Treviño’s previous tours include Engineering Officer in Training aboard USCGC MORGENTHAU (2002 – 2004), Staff Officer for the Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety Program in Washington, DC (2004-2007), Sector Command Center Chief and Enforcement Division Chief at Sector Portland, OR (2007-2010), Response Department Head at Marine Safety Unit Valdez, AK (2010-2013), and National Strike Force Operations Officer in Elizabeth City, NC (2015-2019).
Commander Treviño moved regularly while growing up as his father served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and he graduated high school in San Angelo, TX. A 2002 graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Commander Treviño holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Additionally, he holds a Master of Public Administration with a focus in Environmental Management from the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Washington and completed the Joint and Combined Warfighting School at the Joint Forces Staff College. Commander Treviño is certified as a NIMS ICS Type 2 Incident Commander and a Type 1 Operations Section Chief. He is authorized to permanently wear the Response Operations Ashore, Prevention Operations Ashore, and the Advanced Boat Forces professional insignias.
Commander Treviño is married to the former Ms. Amanda Colsa of Corpus Christi, TX and they share two sons, Juan and Mateo.