Miles Schlichte, MA-CEM

Deputy Schlichte currently serves as the Shift Commander for the Gloucester Fire Department where he was also the first Emergency Management Director for the city. He is also the Safety Officer for the Massachusetts Urban Search and Rescue Team. (FEMA-MATF01)
Deputy Schlichte holds a Masters Degree in Emergency Management, a Bachelors Degree in Fire Administration, an Associate Degree in Fire Technology and an Associate Degree in Marine Technology.  
Deputy Schlichte is accredited by the National Fire Academy as an Executive Fire Officer (EFO), by the Center for Public Safety Excellence as a Chief Fire Officer (CFO) and by the State of Massachusetts as a Chief Fire Officer (FO-IV).  Deputy Schlichte is recognized by the International Association of Emergency Managers as a Certified Emergency Manager (IAEM-CEM) and is a Massachusetts Certified Emergency Manager (MA-CEM).
Deputy Schlichte is a member of FEMA’s USAR  Incident Support Team and a member of the recently formed North East Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC) Incident Management Team. Deputy Schlichte is an Adjunct Instructor at the National Training Center (NTC) in Emmitsburg Maryland, an Adjunct Instructor at the Mass Maritime Academy, and a Contract Instructor for MEMA. Deputy Schlichte is a member of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), the Institution of Fire Engineers (MIFireE) and the Essex County Fire Chiefs Association.

Carol McMahon, MA-CEM

Carol is the Assistant Emergency Management Director for the city of Gloucester and Program Manager for the Gloucester CERT team.  She was previously the Area Coordinator for the Cape Ann Emergency Preparedness Planning Team. She is also a member of the recently formed North East Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC) Incident Management Team. Carol is also an Adjunct Instructor at the FEMA National Training Center (NTC) in Emmitsburg Maryland, and a Contract Instructor for MEMA. She is a Massachusetts Certified Emergency Manager (MA-CEM), and recognized as an Associate Emergency Manager by the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM-AEM). She holds FEMA certifications as a Master Exercise Practitioner, and as Master Professional Continuity of Operations Practitioner.  

Nick Pirelli, MA-CEM

Nick Pirelli is the Chief Executive Officer of HEEMS - Higher Education Emergency Management Services. He also serves as the Emergency Management Coordinator for the Town of Stoughton. He has previously served as the Director of Public Safety and Facilities Management at Roxbury Community College (RCC).  Prior to RCC, Nick worked at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology as the Director of Campus Safety and Emergency Management. Nick holds a Master of Science degree in Management and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Communication, both from Bridgewater State University.  He is a Massachusetts Certified Emergency Manager (MA-CEM), Certified Emergency Manager (CEM®), and a Master Continuity Practitioner. He is a member of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, and National Eagle Scout Association. 

Jeff A. Trask, MA-CEM

Jeff is the Emergency Management Program Administrator at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  He previously worked at the Massachusetts State Emergency Response Commission at the Commonwealth Emergency Management Agency.

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Charlie Coggins, MA-CEM

Charlie currently serves as the Director of the City of Leominster’s Office of Emergency Management.  He has more than 45 years of life safety property protection experience in both the public and private sectors.  Charlie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, from Northeastern University. 
He is a Massachusetts Certified Emergency Manager (MA-CEM).  He is a member of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM).