Michael Prasad, MA,
New Jersey - Central NJ
"Business Continuity Leader & Expert in Emergency Management Planning and Training"
- Community Volunteer Group (CERT,NERT,VOAD,COAD,MRC,Neighborhood)
- Disaster Services Government (County,State,FEMA)
- Exercises, Drills & Training
- Incident Command System & Incident Management
- Leadership, Communication & Motivational
- Phases: Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, Recovery
- Preparedness, Continuity & Contingency Planning
- Private Response & Coordination of Public/Private/Nonprofit
- Program Development, Assessment & Staff Management
- Volunteer Management, Volunteer Responder, Nonprofit
- Vulnerable Populations & Diversity
- Workplace Safety
Job TitlePresident and Senior Research Analyst
CompanyBarton Dunant - Emergency Management Training and Consulting
AssociationsInternational Association of Emergency Managers
How Far Are You Willing to Travel?
- Within 50 miles
- Within 100 miles
- Within 250 miles
- Within 500 miles
Private Response & Coordination of Public/Private/NonprofitPlease see above.
Community Volunteer GroupCoordination by local, county/parish, state/tribal government with non-governmental organizations on full-cycle readiness. See https://www.domesticpreparedness.com/preparedness/start-or-restart-voads-coads-during-the-preparedness-phase/ for article which can become a presentation/roundtable event.
COVID-19Continuity needs for Emergency Management organizations themselves, in relation to the "new normal" that this pandemic has created. See https://www.wmpllc.org/ojs/index.php/jem/article/view/3177 for the academic perspective, which can be adapted for a practitioner audience.
Disaster Services GovernmentIntroduction of Emergency Management Intelligence into the day-to-day, as well as emergency/disaster modality of EM organizations. See https://www.domesticpreparedness.com/preparedness/formalizing-the-role-of-intelligence-investigation/
Incorporating Education and Childcare into Emergency Management priorities. See https://www.domesticpreparedness.com/preparedness/space-aliens-emergency-management-roles-responsibilities/
Exercises, Drills & TrainingLots of HSEEP-compliant exercise topics, mostly on the basics: evacuation vs. shelter-in-place vs. active assailant. Also can present an advanced exercise discussion (and tabletop) on Electro-Magnetic Pulse as a catastrophic threat - and what EM organizations can really do to plan, organize, equip, train and exercise towards these. See https://blog.bartondunant.com/emps-the-mom-of-coop-cog-for-em/ for details.
Incident Command System & Incident ManagementSee Introduction of Emergency Management Intelligence into the day-to-day, as well as emergency/disaster modality of EM organizations. See https://www.domesticpreparedness.com/preparedness/formalizing-the-role-of-intelligence-investigation/
Leadership, Communication & MotivationalPrevious subjects are all leadership-oriented.
Also have a whole series on building and maintaining Crisis Communications Teams in organizations. See https://blog.bartondunant.com/crisis-communications-team-workshops/ for existing workshops and online course which has been developed.
OtherStrong advocate for children in disasters issues, as well as disability integration needs for emergency management (DAFN).
Phases: Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, RecoveryAll topics can be covered. Working on a "socially reengineering" the EM community to think of Readiness, instead of Preparedness.
Preparedness, Continuity, & Contingency PlanningPlease see above.
Program Development, Assessment & Staff ManagementPlease see above.
ResiliencePlease see above - Readiness = Resiliency.
TerrorismCan speak to the Emergency Management Intelligence aspects of Foreign Terrorist Organizations and Domestic Violent Extremists. See works produced for the National Security Policy and Analysis Organization, which has been consolidated into one document at https://img1.wsimg.com/blobby/go/66e5e2d4-01a9-48c4-81bf-91ac693985bb/NSPAO%20Portfolio-0001.pdf
Volunteer Management, Volunteer Responder, NonprofitPlease see above.
Vulnerable Populations & DiversityPlease see above.
Workplace SafetyMost of my professional focus has been on life safety - including that of emergency management and emergency service workers - so workplace safety always comes into play as the top priority.
SummaryThe protection of your staff, visitors, and the community in general is top of mind for most business owners, as well as response agencies and organizations. Achieving this can be a challenge but having a professional team, guided by an expert with an extensive emergency management and business continuity, is a key step in the right direction.
My passion lies in ensuring community safety, high-level staff performance, and disaster readiness before, during and after any type of incidents may happen. I am well-versed in emergency planning strategies, disaster recovery and physical security planning, as well as state and federal emergency management procedures. I have proven expertise as a strategic and effective leader of teams within chaotic situations - and I always have two ways out of any situation. My expertise is in creating emergency plans, working on contingency planning, and developing / facilitating drills to help make emergency administration easier.
- Community Relations
- Emergency Planning and Response
- Incident and Resource Management
- Disaster/Crisis Response & Recovery
- Breakout Session
- Planning/Meeting Facilitation
- Remote/Webinar/Live Video
Cancellation PolicyFlexible: Full refund up to 3 day prior to event, except fees (travel and service)
Price Range$250 To $1000
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