This is the personal homepage of Shelomo Alfassa of NYC who focuses on issues relating to Homeland Security and Emergency Management. It also houses his past work, and his hobby of Geology.
Shelomo Alfassa is a full-time corporate emergency management & homeland security professional in New York. He has 25 years of public safety sector experience. He has served on several federal deployments on a joint US Public Health Service / FEMA CBRN counter-terrorism response team as Deputy Commander (G8 Summit, the Atlanta Olympics, etc.), and on major Hurricane responses with the National Disaster Medical System.
He is a member of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), and the Section on Emergency and Crisis Management of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). He's an active uniformed member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary, a vetted member of several ‘First Responder Groups’ for the US Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate; and he’s a vetted member of the FBI InfraGard program. He is also the author and editor of several non-fiction books on history.
Invited by Congressman Joe Crowley, and Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, Shelomo served as invited participant on a US Congressional Roundtable that discussed technological innovation, insuring America will remain strong, and will assert its global economic leadership in the future.
Alfassa’s formal education includes a Harvard Business School post-graduate Certificate in Sustainable Business Strategy; a BA in Homeland Security and a Masters in Public Administration from APU. He is a Certified Emergency Disaster Professional (CEDP), Facilities Security Officer (FSO 33 CFR § 105.205), an EMT (25 years); and has passed the IAEM's Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) examination, with an expectation of earning his credential in 2020. He has been a speaker at events such as the N.Y. State Emergency Managers Conference; ISC-EAST; and has appeared on Fox News, MSNBC, and PIX11, etc.
(As a long-term personal pursuit, he has studied public health emergencies relating to biological terrorism and microbiology for 20 years. He has university certificates in Microbiology, Forensic Studies, and Public Health Crisis Management. He stays abreast of the latest issues pertaining to America's bio-defense posture; he has been an educator on this subject for the federal government and continues to teach on occasion.)
Shelomo Alfassa has also written and edited a number of history-oriented books including "Shameful Behavior: Bulgaria and the Holocaust," and "A Window into Old Jerusalem."
His bio from his days working as an advocate can be located here.