Who Should Attend: Building Owners
Building Managers Building Engineers
May 10, 2012
7:45 sign-in & breakfast
8:15 - noon Seminar
Town & Country Club 300 N. Mississippi Blvd. St. Paul
4 CEUs pending approval
BOMA Greater Minneapolis and BOMA Greater Saint Paul present
Anticipating the Threat:
From Crisis Prevention to Response
This impressive lineup of speakers have been involved with every imaginable type
of crisis, from fires and bridge collapses to violence perpetrated by
disgruntled employees, jilted lovers, and sophisticated terrorists. They tell us
today's shooters have access to more and better weaponry and have ambitions for
high body counts. They tell us the Twin Cities is a likely target for
terrorists. They tell us it's only a matter of time.
But more importantly they will cover...
- How to detect someone with criminal intentions;
- How to keep situations from escalating;
- How to defuse an intense situation.
IF THE WORST HAPPENS:
- What you, your staff and tenants can expect from police, fire, medical
- How to define roles so that you can support the work of the responders;
- How to protect your property's personnel and assets and your company's
YOUR COMMUNICATIONS PLAN:
- Points to include in a comprehensive communications plan;
- Communicating with staff, tenants, building visitors; Spokesperson preparation
and talking points for when the microphone is in your face;
- Five mistakes that can cost your company money and reputation.
Since 1998 Kurtis Bramer has served as an Operational Supervisor for Hennepin
EMS (Emergency Medical Services). He co-authored the Regional EMS Incident
Response Plan and subsequently served as a Deputy EMS Commander during the 35W
Bridge Collapse and worked on EMS planning for the 2008 Republican National
Sgt. Dave Clifford is the Executive Officer of the Minneapolis
Police SWAT Unit. He's a veteran of the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division and
has served as team leader of Personal Security Detachments in both Kosovo and
Iraq. He holds a B.A. degree from the University of Minnesota in International
Relations. As a SWAT team member he's participated in more than 350 high risk
Tim Kingsley is Associate Vice President of Operations and
Government Affairs with American Security and Investigations. Prior to coming to
American Security, he served as Director of Public Safety for Columbia
University Teachers College and then as Senior Security Director for a New
York-based company in downtown New York City. That company was greatly impacted
by the devastation of the 9/11 attacks and Mr. Kingsley was a volunteer first
responder to the World Trade Towers. He now has an active seat in the Minnesota
State Emergency Operations Center when it is activated during state and federal
emergencies. He is certified as a Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Sergeant Wally Krueger
Sergeant Wally Krueger is the Bomb Squad Commander in the Special Operations
Division of the Minneapolis Police Department. He joined Minneapolis PD in 1988
as a patrol officer, serving in Third and Fourth Precincts, then served in the
street crimes division and ultimately became a bomb technician and arson
investigator. As a member of the Special Operations team he has participated in
over 300 high risk entries and his duties include assisting with explosive
breaching entries, robot applications, and training SWAT team members in dealing
with booby traps, clandestine lab entries, suicide bombers and suspected vehicle
bombs. Sergeant Krueger has been a bomb technician since 1994 and is a member of
the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators.
Erin Mathe is president/owner of Mathe Communications. After
graduating from the University of St. Thomas with a degree in journalism, she
spent six years in television news as a general assignment reporter and news
anchor in Denver, Colorado. After moving back to Minnesota she started her own
company where she helps clients with a broad range of PR needs, including
training spokespeople, serving as crisis media counsel, and scripting and
producing media campaigns.
After serving as a sergeant in a specialized infantry unit in the
Israeli Defense Forces, Michael Rozin completed the Advanced Security and
Anti-Terrorism Training at The Israeli Security Academy. In 2005 he moved to the
U.S. to serve as Special Operations Security Captain at the Mall of America. His
charge was to enhance the counter-terrorism capabilities of the MOA Security
Department. The program he developed for MOA was presented in 2008 to the U.S.
House of Representatives’ Committee on Homeland Security as a model for security
in the public sector. Michael is a graduate of the Institute of
Counter-Terrorism in the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzeliya, Israel where he
attended a Masters Level Executive Counter-Terrorism Studies program.
COST: Register by noon on Thursday, May 3 for the “early bird rates” of $95
for employees of BOMA member companies or $140 for nonmembers. After noon on May
3, $115 for employees of BOMA member companies or $165 for nonmembers.
Cancellations must be received by noon on May 3. Substitutions honored.
Thanks to our Program Sponsors
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