Shawn Steadman, KC*HS, MArch, MEP, PCP, NASBLA Tactical Coxswain
Instruction Specialist, Emergency Management
Environmental & Occupational Health
Emergency Management; Homeland Security; Emergency Support Functions; Emergency Management / Homeland Security Exercises and Evaluation (HSEEP); Disaster Mitigation; Disaster Prevention; Disaster Preparedness; Disaster Response; Disaster Recovery; Crisis Management; Incident Command; Contingency Planning; Continuity of Operations (COOP); National Incident Management System (NIMS); Physical Security; Program Management; Risk Assessment; Maritime Security; Counter-terrorism; Search and Rescue
BSBA, Rockhurst University
MArch, Washington University in St. Louis
Emergency Management; Homeland Security; Critical Infrastructure and Key Resource Protection; Continuity of Operations; Emergency Management / Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation
Professional Organizations and Associations
His well-rounded experience includes expertise and experience in local, state and
federal Emergency Operations Centers (EOC's) during all levels of catastrophic disasters
and deployments. Mr. Steadman is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and Master Exercise
Practitioner (MEP) spearheading improvement and agency continuity of operations (COOP),
response and improvements through mission-based target capabilities, objective and
subtask process design. He utilizes the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation
Program (HSEEP) and the National Response Framework (NRF) as his template. Mr. Steadman
has developed objective based training/exercise programs for the protection of the
nation's assets and personnel including: DHS/FEMA NED National Level Exercise 2011
(NLE 11); DHS/TSA Freight Rail (I-STEP); DHS/TSA Mass Transit (I-STEP); and DHS/USCG
(AMSTEP) (PortSTEP) programs. He continues to support the programs as a consulting
SME. Recently, he has been the designer of multiple large-scale Public Health and
Healthcare Functional Exercises around the country, including the application of the
Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) and Points of Dispensing (POD) during Public Health
Emergencies. He is a SME in the incorporation of the National Response Framework (NRF),
National Incident Management System (NIMS), Incident Command Structure (ICS), and
Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) to ensure federal, state, local, NGO and private
partner preparedness for emergency incidents and special events through Standard Operating
Procedures (SOP's). Mr. Steadman continues to be a sounding board for top USCG officials
during National Exercises and Real Type 1 (Major) Disaster Deployments. He has provided
command expertise for the USCG in Planning and Operations during major disaster deployments.
This includes experience with Area and Unified Commands.
He is a team lead, senior trainer, and certified Professional Continuity Practitioner (PCP) providing expertise in plan development/review, hazard vulnerability analysis (HVA), business impact analysis (BIA), and the incorporation of the organization's goals and objectives by facilitating discussion related activities. The end result incorporates the organization's capabilities in the Standard Operating Procedures and Plans, including Continuity of Operations/Business Plans (COOP/COB). In addition, Mr. Steadman has a background in planning and design as an Architecture/Engineering Principal and Program Manager providing the capability of resolving complex technical and non-technical issues and objectives in the field of Critical Infrastructure and Key Resource (CIKR) High Value Asset (HVA) protection. He is trained in mitigating potential natural and terrorist attacks against physical facilities by DHS/FEMA.
Finally, he has experience in managing and coordinating multiple projects, incidents and events, large and small. Mr. Steadman is a seasoned expert in educating and instructing others, whether it is as a Master level Capstone instructor, undergraduate and graduate professor or Tactical Team Lead.