CHHS Announces the Promotion of Michael Vesely, JD to Academic Program Manager
The University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS) announces that Michael Vesely, JD, has been promoted to Academic Program Manager.
CHHS is at the forefront of groundbreaking emergency preparedness and homeland security education. Director Michael Greenberger, along with various staff members providing their industry expertise, have developed and deployed multiple courses and specializations at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. Through the development of academic coursework CHHS is able to offer students a window into fields that increasingly require expert knowledge.
As manager, Mr. Vesely will develop and oversee courses for the Juris Doctor and Masters of Law program at the University Of Maryland School Of Law and for the new Master of Science in Law at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Mr. Vesely brings a broad range of experience to the position. He is a certified DHS instructor, having completed the Instructor Training Certification Program at DHS’ Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Alabama. He has received additional training in COOP, NIMS, HSEEP, and ICS and currently serves as the senior instructor for the DHS COOP team. In addition to his involvement with disaster planning for both state and private entities, Mr. Vesely also worked as a planner for the Mid Atlantic Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases Research (MARCE), a consortium comprised of fourteen universities, seven government partners, and 10 corporate partners working together to improve the nation’s public health response system. Finally, Mr. Vesely has led CHHS’ work concerning economic security issues; this work has largely focused on derivatives and the effect that these transactions have on energy commodities.
Mr. Vesely graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, with honors, in 2002 and the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, with honors, in 2006.
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