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Alain Normand


Alain Normand, CMMIII, EMP
alain.normand@brampton.ca
Manager, Emergency Measures
City of Brampton
Tel (905) 874-3360
Fax (905) 874-2883

Alain Normand is an author, lecturer, teacher and expert in Emergency Management.

He directed relief efforts in emergencies such as the Saguenay floods in 1996, the Quebec Ice Storm and other events in various parts of the country.  More recently he was involved with the repatriation of Canadians from Haiti following the earthquake. Past director for the Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness, he was consultant to many organisations including Greater Toronto Area municipalities for a number of years. Now a resident of Brampton Ontario, he is the Emergency Manager for the municipality since 1999. Past-President of the Ontario Association of Emergency Managers (OAEM) and still a member of the board, he sits on many committees including the CSA committee for the Z1600 standard on EM and BCP. He teaches emergency management and business continuity at York University and Sheridan College. Altogether, he has spent the last twenty years of his life in emergency management and business continuity in one form or another and brings both knowledge and experience of this growing field of expertise.

Alain Normand is the recipient of the 2010 Canadian Award for Emergency Management from the Canadian Centre for Emergency Management and the 2010 Executive Citation Award from the International Association of Emergency Managers Canadian Chapter, in recognition of outstanding accomplishments towards the advancement of the field of emergency management.

Mr. Normand is the author of a series of novels on emergency management published by Authorhouse and available at Amazon.com titled “The Return of the Spanish Lady”, “The Curse of El Niño”, and “The Harness of the Riviera”.