Mr. Marc Glasser's U.S. Government career spans more than two decades. He is a U.S. Department of Transportation/FAA Special Agent where he directs critical infrastructure protection risk management programs to combat threats including intentional (e.g., terrorism, espionage, sabotage, theft, arson), natural (e.g., floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes) or technical (e.g., utility, technology losses, hazardous materials) risks involving U.S. National Airspace System (NAS) Critical Infrastructure/Key Resources (CI/KR) as defined by Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7 (HSPD 7) in multiple states and U.S. territories based on public laws, national directives and U.S. Department of Transportation policies. Western-Pacific Regional critical infrastructure protection risk management responsibilities include Federal facilities, programs and assets located in Arizona, Hawaii, Nevada, American Samoa, Guam and Saipan. Conduct security assessments as Lead Assessment Agent by identifying threats and operational vulnerabilities and implementing effective countermeasures to reduce risks. Plan, organize and direct and/or manage personnel responsible for physical, operational, guard force management, informational, administrative security and emergency management for critical and non-critical FAA facilities, programs and assets. Institute first responder liaison with law enforcement and life safety (e.g., fire, EMT, HAZMAT) agencies and emergency management agencies. His office is located in the Southern Nevada Counter-Terrorism (Fusion) Center. He performs all-source CI/KR intelligence analysis. He is the Las Vegas FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force-FAA Liaison Agent. He holds a U.S. Government "Secret" security clearance. He is a U.S. Department of Transportation Regional Emergency Transportation Representative Team Member in support of the National Response Framework and Emergency Support Function #1 for Federal (U.S.) response to an emergency, disaster or other incident of national significance. He is a designated FAA Federal Emergency Response Official (FERO).
Mr. Glasser is founder and principal of PRM (Protection Risk Management) GLOBAL, LLC, which is a privately held Nevada Limited-Liability Company (LLC) providing worldwide confidential security, crisis and emergency management, and business continuity services. Services span the protection of life, operations, assets and stakeholder value.
Mr. Glasser was previously a Special Agent for the U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of Inspector General. His duties focused on Federal criminal and civil white-collar crime and fraud investigations. Administrative investigations conducted were concerned with policy violations and employee misconduct. He served on a U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Organized Crime Task Force. Mr. Glasser was previously a Special Agent for the U.S. Department of State assigned to the American Consulate in Frankfurt, Germany, Los Angeles, CA, and Washington, D.C. He served on the U.S. Secretary of State's Protective Detail and other senior U.S. and foreign dignitaries' protection (a.k.a., executive and close protection) details. He has conducted Federal criminal investigations. He served on a FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF). In connection with his U.S. Department of State assignments, he performed duties in over 90 countries and required a U.S. Government "Top Secret/SCI" (Sensitive Compartmented Information) security clearance.
Mr. Glasser is a graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Special Agent Academy, Glynco, Georgia. His other training includes: U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources Learning Series; U.S. National Security objectives, structures and processes, threat and vulnerability assessment; critical infrastructure protection; physical security; anti-terrorist awareness and tactics; FBI National Joint Terrorism Task Force (NJTTF) Mumbai Terrorist Attack Briefing attendee; Operator's Course: Islamist Terrorism; countersurveillance and surveillance detection; Past, Present and Future of Blast Mitigation; Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) recognition; automatic weapons and small arms training; Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Special Agent Criminal Investigators Course; law enforcement procedures and techniques; legal aspects of law enforcement and investigations; white-collar crime investigations; suitability investigations (a.k.a. background investigations); Operations Security (OPSEC); Communication Security (COMSEC); U.S. DOJ Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Criminal Intelligence Systems Operating Policies (28 CFR Part 23) Training and BJA Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR): The Analyst Role Training; crisis and emergency management; Continuity of Operations (COOP); and DHS Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP).
Marc Glasser's professional accreditations include CPP (Certified Protection Professional, ASIS International), CEM (Certified Emergency Manger, International Association of Emergency Managers), CHS-V (Certified in Homeland Security, Level V, American Board for Certification in Homeland Security and MCAS (Master Certified Anti-Terrorism Specialist, Anti-Terrorist Accreditation Board). Additionally, he is Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) and Train-the-Trainer certified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Committees and boards Mr. Glasser serves on are Centre for Advanced Management and Interdisciplinary Studies (CAMIS), Security Management Conference, University of London, International Scientific Advisory Committee, ASIS International Council on Academic Programs in Colleges and Universities, American Board for Certification in Homeland Security National Course Review Committee, EOCMag.com Publication Peer-Review Board, International Association For Intelligence Education (IAFIE), Intelligence Studies Honor Society, Alumni /Faculty Sub-Committee, and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Use of Force Review Board.
Marc Glasser is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), Regis University and National University. He is an Adjunct Instructor at Henley-Putnam University. He attended FEMA's Emergency Management Institute Annual All-Hazards Higher Education Conference and is a UNLV Representative with the Emergency Management Higher Education Consortium.
Mr. Glasser's publications include:
Book review of "Communicating Emergency Preparedness: Strategies for Creating a Disaster Resilient Public" by D. Coppola and E. Maloney in The Homeland Security Review, California University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, expected March 2010;
"The Growing Competition for Water: An Emerging Global Flashpoint?" Chapter 4 in J. Caravelli and P. Trim (eds.), Strategizing Resilience and Reducing Vulnerability. Nova Science, New York, 2009; "Do FEMA's, HSEEP's, and Green's Progressively Difficult Emergency Exercise Training Concepts Ultimately Lead to Increased Emergency Preparedness?" Journal of Emergency Management, Vol. 7, No. 5, September/October 2009;
"Leadership Communication Theory and Practice: George Bush, the Global War on Terror and America's Global Image." U.S. Department of Homeland Security, FEMA Emergency Management Higher Education Program, http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/edu/studentpapers.asp, January 2009; "Expected Disaster Response Behavior." EM Practitioner Articles, International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), August 2008;
"Terrorism and an American Sponsored Micro-Credit Program." EM Practitioner Articles, International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), May 2008.
Marc Glasser's professional affiliations include International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA), International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), Business Continuity Institute (BCI), Association of Contingency Planners (ACP), ASIS International, American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS), International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IAEIA), International Association For Intelligence Education (IAFIE), The International Society of Anti-Terrorism Professionals (ISATP), Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC, U.S. Department of State, Constituent), Diplomatic Security Special Agents Association (DSSAA), American Copy Editors Society (ACES), American Association of University Professors (AAUP) and Nevada Faculty Alliance (NFA).
Mr. Glasser holds a Master of Science in Crisis and Emergency Management from University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Law Enforcement and Police Science from Sam Houston State University.
Note: PRM GLOBAL-FAA limitations include non-disclosure of sensitive and/or confidential FAA information and prohibit involvement with aviation-related sector entities or representatives. Further, there is no association between U.S. Department of Transportation and/or the FAA and PRM GLOBAL.