Chauncey Bowers, BS, CSP, ARM is an Associate Consultant with Threat Suppression, Incorporated. Chauncey has worked at Threat Suppression since 2012. Chauncey focuses on incident command training, joint public safety operations, media affairs, emergency management, school safety/security, and house of worship safety/security. Chauncey currently works full time as the Director of Emergency Management for one of the nation's top-ranked private universities. The university has a NCAA Division 1 football team and basketball team, extensive research facilities, and a Level I trauma center.
Chauncey has 35 years’ experience in public safety. Chauncey began his career as an EMT and served for many years as a paramedic and supervisor with the Prince George's County Fire Department in the National Capital Region (NCR). Chauncey has served in a variety of positions including Public Information Officer, EMS Operations Chief, Director of Training, Director of Occupational Safety and Health, and Executive Director of Security and Emergency Management with large organizations. While working his way through the ranks to Assistant Fire Chief, he served in many areas developing experience with special events, dignitary protection, training development and exercises, injury prevention, emergency management and preparedness.
Chauncey also served on the Maryland/DC/Virginia Arson Taskforce where he was integrally responsible for securing a federal conviction in the largest serial arson case in United States' history. In addition, Chauncey also served a one of the Public Information Officers for the 9/11 terror attacks at the Pentagon. Chauncey has extensive experience in public safety risk management, fire department accreditation, law enforcement accreditation, large venue security, and public safety response to terrorist events.
Chauncey’s private sector experience includes managing security and law enforcement services for the United States' third largest community college with multiple campuses. Chauncey served as a crisis team member evaluating and resolving threats affecting individuals and the organization. Chauncey developed emergency action plans, including training and exercising emergency response personnel, across the organization. Chauncey extensively revised the college's emergency response plan to ensure compliance with the National Incident Management System and current response best practices.
Chauncey is a highly decorated member of public safety and was named the Maryland EMS Provider of the Year in 2001 and the American Vets Firefighter and Emergency Services Officer of the Year in 2003. Chauncey holds a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and has completed additional certificate programs in business administration, criminal justice management/administration, and business continuity. Chauncey can be reached at email@example.com.