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EM Discipline Chair

Mike Fagel, Ph.D., CEM
Michael Fagel, Ph.D., CEM, has had a remarkable career in emergency management—a career that has spanned more than 32 years and has taken him from serving as a volunteer with the Aurora Illinois Civil Defense Agency during the Cold War to ground zero following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Between then and now, Dr. Fagel has served in various capacities within the American Red Cross, the Aurora Emergency Management Agency, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA),various federal agencies and with Department of Defense contractors. He also has more than 25 years experience as an instructor at numerous colleges and universities.

email: mjfagel@aol.com
   Emergency Management Review & Rate the Courses  
Emergency Management is the terminology usually associated with government agencies and focuses on addressing events, conditions or situations that threaten life safety, assets, or the community at large.

In the private sector, Emergency Management addresses the safety of personnel, the facility or physical assets and is usually event driven. It is essential that all organizations in a community plan and provide for interaction and partnerships with those agencies that provide emergency management services.

The discipline of Emergency Management addresses the following elements:
1. The Incident Command System (for use by both public and private agencies)
2. Emergency Responder Training (public sector)
3. Basic Emergency Management (public sector)
4. Emergency Operations Center Management (both public and private)
5. The Incident / Emergency Response Plan (private sector)
6. The Resilient Community (both public and private)

Credentialing Organizations / Certifications

ICOR recognizes the credentials offered by the organizations listed below as valid credentials.  ICOR offers credit for these credentials in the discipline of Emergency Management as part of our certification in Organizational Resilience.  To learn more visit:  ICOR Credentialing Program

International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM): >click here
• CEM: Certified Emergency Manager

• AEM: Associate Emergency Manager

American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS): >click here
• CHS: Certified in Homeland Security (Levels I-V)

Emergency Management Institute (EMI): >click here
• MEP:  Master Exercise Practitioner

Professional Development / Courses

ICOR recognizes training offered by other organizations and offers CEU credit toward ICOR certification by the organizations listed below in the discipline of Emergency Management.  To learn more visit:  ICOR Credentialing Program

ICOR:  Writing the Incident Management Plan >click here

Center for Domestic Preparedness: FEMA Training Courses: >click here
Emergency Management Institute: >click here


Networking Opportunities / Local Chapters

IAEM Councils >click here


ICOR recognizes each of the conferences listed on our Conference Page as eligible for CEU credit for maintaining your ICOR certification.  Some of the conferences included on this page also provide discounts to ICOR members.

Magazines / E-Zines / Periodicals

Frontline Magazines: >click here

ICOR LinkedIn>click here

Ask the Experts
Do you have questions you'd like to ask an expert in the discipline of Emergency Management?   ICOR offers free resources via our Experts!  Michael Fagel is the Discipline Chair for Emergency Management and is one of ICOR's experts in EM.  Contact him at mjfagel@aol.com if you have questions! 

• Link to the ICOR experts page >click here

For more information, please contact us at:
The International Consortium of Organizational Resilience
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