All sessions will be held Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at the Marquette Hotel, 4th Floor Lake Michigan Room
9:00am - Chris Terzich, Enterprise Incident Manager, Wells Fargo & Co; President, Minnesota InfraGard
Presenting - “Protecting Our Critical Infrastructure”
Learn about InfraGard, a partnership between the private sector and the Federal Bureau of Investigation focused on sharing information to prevent hostile acts against the United States. Guest speaker Chris Terzich will discuss the areas he sees as most urgent to the protection of the critical infrastructure in communities across America including ever-increasing connectivity and a constantly evolving threat landscape.
Mr. Terzich is responsible for Wells Fargo's emergency preparedness program including development of the company's Enterprise Incident Management Team, first used in response to September 11. He works extensively on homeland security partnerships, founding the Minnesota Information Sharing and Analysis Center and currently serving as President of InfraGard in Minnesota (http://mnisac.org).
As a working group member of the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC), Chris provided guidance regarding the critical infrastructure and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). This guidance became a part of a report on Cross Sector Interdependencies & Risk Assessment which was given to the President of the United States.
In his 23 years at Wells Fargo, Chris has managed various programs including executive protection and robbery training. He has also provided response and management for a wide range of events from a visit by former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to an employee kidnapping, wildfires and hurricanes.
10:00am – Michael Rozin, Special Operations Security Captain, Mall of America
Presenting - “A Proactive Security Approach: Behavior Detection & Security Interviewing”
Terrorists and criminals have learned how to overcome variety of technological solutions. Israeli Security Agency (ISA) has recognized that in order to prevent acts of terrorism one country, state, organization or facility must focus on the human factor versus relying on weapons detection, thus putting the perpetrators on the defensive side. This presentation will cover methods widely used by Israeli security apparatus to thwart acts of terrorism.
Michael Rozin served as a Sergeant in a specialized infantry unit in the Israeli Defense Forces. During his service Michael participated in operations at West Bank, Syrian and Lebanon borders. After his military service he joined the Israeli Airport Authority where he worked as a security agent for Ben-Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv under the supervision of the Israeli Security Agency, (Shin Bet). Throughout is employment at Ben-Gurion, Michael received several outstanding performance awards.
Michael moved to the United States from Israel in 2005 and since then has been employed by Mall of America (MOA) as Special Operations Security Captain to enhance the counter-terrorism capabilities of MOA Security Department. In this capacity Michael has developed, implemented and managed a behavior detection unit and a variety of additional innovative security programs focused on mitigating the threat of terrorism. These programs have achieved results with national and international magnitude.
In 2008 the security program Michael created for Mall of America was presented to the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Homeland Security as a model for security in the public sector
Mr. Rozin is a founder of Rozin Security Consulting. He has been a regular guest speaker at various law enforcement and security conferences on counter-terrorism, suicide terrorism, and proactive security methods. Mr. Rozin has trained a number of law enforcement agencies and private corporations on counter-terrorism and tactical response techniques.
Mr. Rozin is a graduate of the Institute for Counter-Terrorism in the Interdisciplinary Center in Hertzliya, Israel where he attended a Masters Level Executive Counter-Terrorism Studies program.
Michael is fluent in Russian, Bulgarian, Hebrew and English.
11:00am – Officer Mike Coan, Bomb Technician, Minneapolis Police Bomb Squad
Presenting - “Bomb Threat Procedures and Response”
The presentation will provide information on bomb threat response and procedures as it relates to employees working in business. The class will cover the following topics:
Officer Coan has been with the Minneapolis Police Department for 20 years; 13 of which has been within the Bomb Squad. He is a Certified Bomb Technician, Post Blast Investigation Certified, Hazardous Materials Technician, Clandestine Lab Certified, Advance and Explosive Destruction Techniques Certified.
12:00pm – Jonathan Bundt, Masa Consulting
Presenting - “The Power of Caring: Using Psychological First Aid During a Crisis”
The psychological impact of disaster events can be overwhelming and long lasting. In this session we will look at the Psychological First Aid model of intervention during high
stress events and develop deeper insight into how we can support others and take care of ourselves in times of crisis.
Jonathan Bundt has worked in the behavioral science and law enforcement field for over 25 years specializing in disaster and crisis response. Some of his work includes working as a consultant to the Minneapolis Police-SWAT as a trainer and on-scene support advisor where he specialized in training crisis/hostage negotiators and critical incident response. He has been involved in responding to over 1500 local, regional, and national incidents. He regularly provides consultation and training services to the private sector, hospitals, EMS, police and fire departments, state departments of Corrections, Public Health, Human Services, Public Safety, Emergency Management, Northwestern University Center for Public Safety, Chicago Police, NTSB and the FBI. Over the past five years, he has been the behavioral health disaster coordinator for metropolitan region of the state of Minnesota where he chairs a committee committed to planning, training, exercising and responding to disaster situations. Jonathan has helped to develop standardized PFA training in MN and is a member of MN-1 DMAT. Recently he became a certified emergency manager in the state of MN.
On August 1, 2007 Jonathan was called to respond to the 35W bridge collapse as part of the Minneapolis Police Departments response and for the following two weeks was responsible for the running of the Family Assistance Center along with other colleagues in city government.
1:00pm – Todd Krause, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, National Weather Service - Chanhassen, MN
Presenting - “Tornadoes – Warnings and Safety”
This presentation will review some of the year's powerful tornadoes that devastated a number of cities around the country. It will also describe some recent Minnesota tornadoes, how the National Weather Service issues warnings, the value of weather spotters, what you can do to receive weather warnings, and safety information.
Todd Krause graduated from Bethel College in Arden Hills, majoring in Math/Physics, and then he received his M.S. in Meteorology from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City. He started his career with the National Weather Service as an intern in Huron, South Dakota in 1985. Todd also worked as an intern in Wichita, Kansas before becoming a forecaster in the Twin Cities in 1989. He has been the Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service Twin Cities office since 1994.
2:00pm – Kim Ketterhagen, State Mutual Aid and Logistics Coordinator, State and Regional EMAC Coordinator; State of Minnesota Public Safety, Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
John Olson, Director, Public Private Coordination and Action Team (P2CAT) - MN InfraGard
Presenting - “Public/Private Partnerships in Emergency Response”
This presentation will consist of a brief overview of the partnership development between InfraGard/P2CAT and HSEM. We will also explain the P2CAT program and how they support the State Emergency Operations Center during time of disaster and large events. The presentation will review some of the actual events where P2CAT has contributed.
Kim Ketterhagen is the state's Mutual Aid and Logistics coordinator, a position he was appointed to in February of 2008. In this position he is responsible for intra, inter, and international mutual aid operations for the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. The position also includes the logistical coordination for the state's Emergency Operations Center.
Before this Kim was the Regional Coordinator for the twin cities metropolitan region for the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, a position he has held since November 1997.
Kim came to Minnesota with twenty plus years in emergency services. He has a background as a full time firefighter /EMT-I and fire service instructor. He also was a municipal law enforcement officer and a city emergency manager.
His career path also took him into county law enforcement and county emergency management arenas, where he oversaw the emergency services operations in a large southeastern Wisconsin county. There he worked with the Wisconsin Division of Emergency Management developing and instructing classes as an adjunct trainer. He was the first certified emergency manager in the state of Wisconsin under their multi-level certification process, and holds emergency manager certification in Minnesota as well as at the federal level.
Kim is the national EMAC Past Chair of the Executive Task Force for EMAC. Kim is also the State of Minnesota EMAC coordinator a position he has held since 2003. Kim has either deployed or coordinated EMAC responses from Minnesota to over a hundred disasters across the nation.
John Olson is an accomplished business professional with over twenty years of operations and business development experience in small and large companies focused on communications and high-technology industries that has included biometric technologies involving fingerprint, facial and iris identification, the fire fighting service and home land security markets. He has held functional leadership roles in international operations, manufacturing, quality management, business development and professional services.
In addition, he is Director of Minnesota’s InfraGard P2CAT operations team, and holds key roles on various committees such as the Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association's Emergency Management and Education Committees.
His expertise includes organizational management, leadership, community disaster preparedness, emergency management, Certified Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Train-the-Trainer Instructor, along with involvement in other volunteer initiatives.