Suzanne Bernier, CEM, CBCP, MBCI,
New York - New York City
"Author of Disaster Heroes | Award-winning crisis management consultant | Speaker | Advocate for mass violence survivors"
CityNew York City
CompanySB Crisis Consulting
AssociationsCEM, CBCP, MBCI, CMCP
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- Within 50 miles
- Within 100 miles
- Within 250 miles
- Within 500 miles
Disaster Health TopicsPlanning for an Infectious Disease Outbreak
Lessons Learned from the SARS Experience
Case Study & Lessons Learned from H1N1
Community Preparedness and Contingency Planning TopicsThe New Era of Emergency Management - Are You Prepared?
From Hacking to Hurricanes - The New Era of Crisis Communications
Disaster Volunteer Management TopicsDisaster Heroes: HEROES, HELPERS AND HOPE - From New York to New Zealand & Beyond….
Disaster Survivor TopicsTerror in the Workplace - Lessons Learned from the San Bernardino Survivors' Experience
Disaster: Other TopicsFrom Hacking to Hurricanes - The New Era of Crisis Communications
Disaster Heroes - From Michigan to NYC & Beyond!
SummaryA former journalist and government press secretary, Suzanne is now an international, multi-certified, award-winning crisis management consultant, trainer, speaker and author, who has helped governments, communities and companies plan for, respond to, and recover from disasters for over twenty years. She was named 2016’s ‘Continuity & Resilience Consultant of the Year – North America’ by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), and had the honor of being a guest speaker at The White House during FEMA’s 2016 Individual & Community Preparedness Awards ceremony.
Throughout her career, Suzanne has been professionally and/or personally involved in helping communities respond, rebuild or recover from numerous crises, including the New Zealand, Manchester, San Bernardino, Brussels, and 9/11 terror attacks, the 2016 Fort McMurray, Alberta wildfire, Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Sandy, the H1N1 pandemic, the 2003 Northeast Blackout, the 1998 “Ice Storm of the Century” in Eastern Canada, as well as numerous floods, fires, and severe storms.
More recently, Suzanne has been helping disaster survivors, including terror and mass attack survivors, recover and heal through her volunteer work as Global Ambassador of Stars of HOPE USA, and as an advocate for the San Bernardino terror attack survivors and bereaved families.
Suzanne is a Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) through the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), as well as a Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) through the Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI), a certified Member of the Business Continuity Institute (MBCI), and a certified Crisis Management & Communications Professional
(CMCP) through the International Consortium on Organizational Resilience (ICOR).
Suzanne’s critically-acclaimed book and podcast series, Disaster Heroes, tells the stories of ordinary men, women and children who have done extraordinary things to help respond, recover and rebuild following some of the world’s most significant modern disasters.
Highlights- NAMED ‘CONTINUITY & RESILIENCE CONSULTANT OF THE YEAR - NORTH AMERICA’ BY THE BUSINESS CONTINUITY INSTITUTE (BCI) IN 2016
- ICOR Resilience Liaison Expert/Liaison to ISO Technical Committee 292 Security and Resilience
- Crisis Communications Instructor, The Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC)
- Instructor, International Consortium on Organizational Resilience (ICOR)
- Board member, New York Says Thank You Foundation
- Global Ambassador, Stars of HOPE USA
- Breakout Session
- Master of Ceremonies/Moderator
- Remote/Webinar/Live Video
Cancellation PolicyModerate: Full refund up until 14 days prior to event, except fees (travel and service)
Price Range$3500 To $6500
Events Last Year 1
|Event Title||Event Date||Location|
|Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association Conference||February 02, 2020||Regina, Saskatchewan|
|California Emergency Services Association (CESA) Conference||October 23, 2019||Sonoma, California|
|Hero Round Table Michigan||October 28, 2019||Brighton, Michigan|
|IAEM Canada Conference||June 10, 2019||Calgary, Alberta|
|- Western Wisconsin Public Health Readiness Consortium||June 10, 2019||Rice Lake, Wisconsin|
|Continuity Insights Management Conference||April 17, 2019||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Hero Round Table Yarram||March 02, 2019||Victoria, Australia|
|Focus on Healthcare Security Conference||December 04, 2018||Mississauga, Ontario, Canada|
|Hero Round Table Michigan||October 22, 2018||Brighton, Michigan|
|- Continuity Insights Management Conference||April 25, 2018||Miami, Florida|
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