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2018 Workshop Topic: Incident Action Plan (IAP)

Bill Isaacs, CET

Bill has over 40 years of experience in the natural gas industry, and has held a range of positions including in engineering, gas transmission and distribution field operations, operations training, and finally as Manager, Emergency Response Planning and System Security for Union Gas.

Currently Bill works as an independent consultant assisting numerous energy companies in the development, application, and compliance of emergency response and security management plans. He is a member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians & Technologists, the Ontario Association of Emergency Managers,  associate member of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police, the Canadian Association of Threat Assessment Professionals,  Disaster Forum Advisory Board and an associate member of Association of Infrastructure Security and Resilience Professionals

Bill has performed emergency recovery work for natural gas systems in the damaged areas of Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Sandy, and was the recipient of the 2013 Canadian Gas Association’s Lifetime Safety Achievement Award.

2018 Workshop Topic: The Planning Section

Marcel Adamkewicz, CET

Marcel has extensive experience in municipal disaster services and industrial emergency response management, including the development of municipal and regional Emergency Social Services Plans, Industrial ERP and Industrial Pandemic Plans.

A former Emergency Response Specialist with Alberta EnviroFuels Inc., Marcel has 15 years of direct experience in fire fighting (Industrial / Strategy & Tactics), Technical Rescue, and emergency management. He served on the executive of the Strathcona District Mutual Assistance Program (SDMAP), most recently as Chairman. He is intimately familiar with pipeline and facility ERP requirements and response and the integration of industrial response within mutual aid frameworks.

Marcel has numerous certifications in Level II Firefighting, Fire Ground Leadership (Strategy and Tactics), Industrial Incident Command, Modern Safety Management, Accident / Incident Investigation (DNV-ILCI) and most recently an Emergency Management certificate through the Justice Institute of B.C. He is also a certified ICS level 300 Instructor through ICS Canada.

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