NFPA 1600® and PS-Prep Update
Donald L. Schmidt, ARM, CBCP, CBCLA, CEM
March 28, 2012
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Related Web Resources:
NFPA 1600® 2010 Edition
NFPA 1600® 2013 Edition
NFPA Technical Committee
Implementing NFPA 1600®, National Preparedness Standard
FEMA PS-Prep Website
ANAB PS-Prep Website
Press Release: "DHS Announces AT&T PS-Prep Certification"
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Donald L. Schmidt is the CEO of Preparedness LLC, chair of NFPA's Technical Committee on Emergency Management and Business Continuity, which is responsible for NFPA 1600, and a professional development instructor for NFPA and the Disaster Recovery Institute.
He was a member of the interdisciplinary group that wrote the "Framework for Voluntary Preparedness" in response to PL 110-53, and he is a member of the Committee of Experts advising ANAB on the accreditation requirements for voluntary certification of private sector programs under "PS-Prep."
He is the editor of Implementing NFPA 1600, National Preparedness Standard, co-author of Tools & Techniques of Risk Management & Insurance, co-author of Business at Risk: How to Assess, Mitigate, and Respond to Terrorist Threats, and contributing author of two other books. He is a Certified Emergency Manager, Certified Business Continuity Professional, and Certified Business Continuity Lead Auditor.
During his 30 plus year career, he has done extensive work in risk assessment, loss prevention, hazard mitigation, emergency management, and business continuity plan development, training, and exercising within a diverse range of industries.