J. Fagel who has over 30 years of broad based experience in a variety of fields relating to emergency management and business continuity and has allied staff to assist in a variety of projects. Safety, Risk, Fire, EMS are all represented disciplines. OSHA Safety, Disaster Management, Homeland Security, Emergency Planning
Mike Fagel teaches industrial safety and emergency medical services at several college locations, as well as being a guest lecturer at various professional trade conferences throughout the country.
Michael J Fagel, PhD., CEM is listed with Dunn and Bradstreet DUNS # 129860214.
Aurora Safety was founded by Michael J. Fagel who has over 30 years of broad based experience in a variety of fields relating to emergency management and business continuity and has allied staff to assist in a variety of projects. Safety, Risk, Fire, EMS are all represented disciplines.
He has served as President of Region V, IAEM, as well as Vice-Chair of the Certified Emergency Managers Commission of IAEM. He has been a course developer for DHS as well as an instructor at several universities in their masterâ€™s programs. He also was EMS coordinator for the Fire rescue division in North Aurora, as well as serving as an officer in the local fire service.
Michael Jay Fagel, Ph.D., CEM, has been involved in many phases of public service. In over 3 decades of public service. He has been in Fire Service, Emergency Medical Service, Public Health, Law enforcement and Emergency Management, as well as corporate safety, security and threat risk management.
Currently, he is an instructor at the University of Chicago in their masters of Threat Response Management Program. He also teaches Bio Defense at Northwestern University in Chicago.Also he is an instructor for Benedictine University s Masters in Public Health Program., as well as an instructor at Eastern Kentucky University in their Safety Security Emergency Management Masters program.Also, he supported SBCCOM at Aberdeen Proving Grounds in their WMD facility support for the FEB. He was a team leader at the Louisiana State University's National Center for Bio Medical Research and training ( NCBRT) in their Response to Agricultural Terrorism Training Program, as well as their Public Health Programs in Response to High Consequence Events.
He has delivered over 350 lectures across the nation and written over 100 articles on safety & disaster planning. Also, he was on the National Domestic Preparedness Office SLAG team (NDPO) at the FBI in Washington.
Fagel spent ten years at FEMA in their Occupational Safety & Health Cadre in Washington, responding to incidents and disasters such as the Oklahoma City Bombing where he worked as a safety officer and CISD de briefer. Most recently, he served the FDNY for over 100 days at New York City World Trade Center 9-11 Attacks. He was involved in numerous NLE efforts as well as Salt Lake City EOC operations in 2002. He has been exercise developer and lead for several regional operations as well as for specific federal partners.
He has spent several months in the middle east helping to create a national response plan and create a new FEMA type organization. He has several mid east deployments for an extended period. He was a delegate to the European Conference on Emergency Management held in Budapest in 2007.
Along with these other assignments, Fagel is a Homeland Security Analyst at the Argonne National Laboratories engaged in the protection of Critical Infrastructure.
Also he is a member of the Northern Illinois Critical Incident Stress Debriefing team, the International Association of Fire Chiefs Committee on Safety and Health, as well as their Terrorism Committee. He serves on the Illinois Terrorism Task Force, and was the Region V President for the International Association of Emergency Managers, and was a Certified Emergency Manager Commissioner (CEM) for IAEM as well.
He has published two textbooks on Food Safety and Emergency Management topics, as well as an editor for numerous trade textbook chapters. He has appeared on Fox, NBC and NPR.
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