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Christopher G.

Poirier
http://christopherpoirier.com

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Mr. Poirier is a dedicated operations professional with a combined ten years of experience in emergency management, emergency first response, training development and delivery, intelligence operations, threat identification and information gathering, and project management. Mr. Poirier has additional, fundamental experience in web 2.0/gov 2.0 outreach, IT integration, as well as, the ability to work well in small teams, large teams, and as an individual while under stress.

EDUCATION
Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky Master of Science in Safety, Security, and Emergency Management Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky Bachelor of Science in Assets Protection and Security Minor(s) in Police Studies and Fire Science Champlain College, Burlington, Vermont (2014) Bachelors of Science in Software Development

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
US GOVERNMENT: DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Washington, D.C. June 2010 to Present GS-132-12 Promoted to GS-132-13 Intelligence Operations Specialist (Acting Section Chief) Provide intelligence subject matter support in the field of information sharing and collaboration for Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A).

As an intelligence operations policy advisor for DHS, author and review numerous DHS policies, strategies, and other documents for DHS, Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), and numerous other Intelligence Community members. Provide support for the Intelligence Shared Mission Community (SMC) in order to identify and resolve missionspecific, operationally-focused issues to advance information sharing in support of the DHS mission Authored numerous white papers, policy papers, single-source and all-source intelligence products and briefings, concept of operation documents, staffing packages, and memorandums of understand/agreement, including: Policy Decision papers on specific data sharing initiatives; weekly status reports; data and information sharing concept of operations under exigent threat scenarios; memorandums of understanding/agreement between IC partners for the sharing of DHS data system information; and policy position papers and staffing. Attend and support multiple Intelligence Community and DHS specific intelligence operations and information sharing interagency meetings, including: DHS Intelligence SMC, DHS Intelligence Systems Board, DHS Mission Operators Community, ODNI Tiger Teams, and other related information sharing groups as required.

US GOVERNMENT: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, Washington, D.C. January 2009 to June 2010 GS-301-11 Promoted to GS-301-12 Operations Officer Provided subject matter expertise in the planning and standup phase of the Treasury Operations Center as the first Treasury Operations Officer. Conducted planning and oversight of emergency management operations, as well as, a wide range of policy analysis and implementation, and threat monitoring in support of the Department of the Treasury Office of Emergency Programs. Managed situational awareness, single-source and all-source intelligence gathering, all source intelligence gathering, emergency operations control and oversight for the Department Emergency Management Center, supported National Level Exercises and continuity exercises, as well as, conducted emergency notifications to the Treasury Departmental Offices and Bureaus during various phases of emergency and incident management. Attended and supported multiple operations related interagency meetings as the Deputy Director of the Treasury Emergency Management Center, including: the FEMA Joint Federal Committee; FEMA Consequence Management 1 of 3

Committee; Test, Training, and Exercise Interagency Policy Committee (IPC); Treasury Emergency Coordinators Meeting; Treasury Law Enforcement Working Group; and DHS Operations Center Director Meeting. PROFESSIONAL SOLUTIONS, Alexandria, VA September 2008 to January 2009 Watch Officer Served as a Surface Watch Officer at the Transportation Security Operations Center (TSOC) with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) while standing 12 hour shifts in a 24/hour secure facility. Provided senior Federal Government management officials and state/local first responders with tactical level singlesource and all-source intelligence products, communications, and other first response related activities that impacted any inter-modal form of transportation within the United States and U.S. interests abroad. Monitored phone calls, reviewed live news feeds, monitored multiple classified and unclassified information systems, relayed information verbally and/or through written reports to senior government officials on events that impacted transportation systems and/or were directly related to potential acts of terrorism. ROBBINS GIOIA, Alexandria, VA February 2008 to September 2008 Continuity of Operations Specialist Provided on-site operational support at multiple Transportation Security Administrations (TSA) Alternate Operating Facilities (AOF) and consulted on all required Federal Continuity Directive 1 and 2 documents as part of the Continuity of Operations Program (COOP). Produced and maintained inventory management procedures, COOP policy and procedures, emergency operations policy and procedures, and conducted administrative duties as assigned. Managed AOF information systems, building resources, disaster recovery systems and supplies in the event that normal day-to-day operations could not take place at their assigned locations. Conducted exercise planning and execution of the National Level Exercise (NLE) 2008 and Eagle Horizon 2008. MARYLAND FIRE AND RESCUE INSTITUTE, College Park, MD November 2006 to February 2008 Industrial Training Specialist-Emergency Service Instructor Produced and Certified the State of Marylands first National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and Pro-Board Fire Service Professional Qualifications System course for Fire Investigation (NFPA 1033). Provided training for personnel of emergency response agencies, state governments, fire departments, rescue squads, industrial emergency response teams, urban search and rescue teams, hazardous materials response teams, and federal government customers. Executed training program planning, coordination, development, marketing, project management, and delivery of emergency service and industrial safety topics. Submitted and obtained $150,000 Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) grant for development and delivery of trench safety operations courses. Managed Federal Government grant and contract award program/project management to include production of bid proposals, contract administration, and related contracting compliance tasks. NC4, Alexandria, VA April 2006 to November 2006 Emergency Management Subject Matter Expert Oversaw incident management software implementation and training for Federal Government customers like the Department of Treasury, Department of Commerce, Pentagon Force Protection Agency, and the Federal Communications Commission. Produced related project management deliverables, emergency management standard operating procedure documents, concept of operations documents, job action sheets, and exercise briefings for state, local, and Federal government customers. Provided operational support for state, local, and Federal Government customers in emergency and planned event situations to include National Level Exercises (NLE), continuity exercises, emergency management exercises, National Security Special Events (NSSE), disaster response, and planned security events. Specific events included Forward Challenge 2006 and the National Governors Association Conference, 2006. ROBBINS GIOIA, Alexandria, VA May 2005 to April 2006 Project Management Associate Analyst Selected to be the Project Administrator/Master Scheduler for the High Speed Operational Connectivity (Hi-SOC) Project, which included a multi-million dollar program that provided nationwide high-speed internet/intranet capability to over 400 TSA locations nationwide. 2 of 3

Provided general project management support for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Office of the Chief Information Officer Enterprise Program Management Office EPMO. Developed and delivered System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) training. Developed and implemented solutions for document and project control to include dashboards, websites, and integrated consumer off the shelf products.

CERTIFICATIONS/TRAINING
Wicklander-Zulawski Interview and Interrogation Techniques (36 Hours): 2005 Situational Awareness: 2008 Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator: 2005-2010 Fire Service Instructor Level III: 2007 Firefighter Level I: 2001 Hazardous Materials Operations: 2007 Anti-Terrorism Level 1: Awareness Training: Department of Defense: 2008 Arab and Muslim Cultural Awareness: 2008 FCC Amateur Radio Technician: 1998 OSHA Outreach Trainer: General Industry: 2007 OSHA Outreach Trainer: Construction Industry: 2007 WebEOC 100: Basic User Training: 2008 WebEOC 200: Daily Operations for Field Users: 2008 WebEOC 300: Incident Management with WebEOC: 2008 Microsoft SharePoint 2003: 2008 Microsoft Project: 2005 IS-1: Emergency Program Manager : 2008 IS-5.A: An Introduction to Hazardous Materials: 2008 IS-15.A: Special Events Contingency Planning: 2008 IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System: 2007 IS-120A: An Introduction to Exercises: 2007 IS-130: Exercise Evaluation and Improvement Planning: 2008 IS-139: Exercise Design: 2007 IS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents: 2007 IS-208: State Disaster Management: 2008 IS-230: Principles of Emergency Management: 2007 IS-317: Intro to Community Emergency Response Teams: 2008 IS-340: Hazardous Materials Prevention: 2008 IS-362: Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools: 2007 IS-546: Continuity of Operations (COOP) Awareness Course: 2007 IS-547: Intro to Continuity of Operations : 2008 IS-700: National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction: 2007 IS-775: EOC Management and Operations: 2008 IS-800A: National Response Plan (NRP), An Introduction: 2007 IS-800B: National Response Framework (NRF), An Introduction: 2008 IS-804: Emergency Support Function (ESF) 4: 2008 IS-860: Introduction to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan: 2007

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Technical Proficiency: Microsoft Office Suite; Microsoft Project; Microsoft SharePoint; Intel-Link (U/S/TS-SCI); WebEOC; ETeam; JWICS/SIPRNET; Analytic-Space; i2 analyst notebook; ESRI ArcIMS/ArcView; Adobe products; commercial desktop publishing software; web-based dashboard and website development software; commercial document control software; and commercial link analysis software. Interests and Activities: Information Technology; language; history; world cultures; public speaking/instruction; Ham Radio; community service projects; and volunteer firefighter (Since 1999).

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