RW Management Group, Inc.
Mr. Peltier has worked in Emergency Management and Public Safety Communications for 11 years, including more than 9 years with Brown County, WI. As Public Safety Communications Director his primary responsibilities include dispatch center planning, emergency communications management, project management, and intergovernmental and public relations. He also has had primary responsibility for managing the Homeland Security Grant Program for Brown County.
As a consultant for FEMA and Community Research Associates, Mr. Peltier used his knowledge of Emergency Management and adult education to review grant proposals for new courses. Utilizing his knowledge of first response organizations at the local/county level, Peltier strategically reviewed the courses to ensure that they would be beneficial for local Police, Fire, EMS, Public Works, and other emergency responders.
Peltier also served as the President of the Wisconsin Emergency Management Association (WEMA). During his tenure, he focused on raising the level of professionalism of Emergency Management statewide. He increased awareness of Emergency Management among statewide first responder organizations while building membership. As WEMA President, he often presented at statewide conferences such as the WEMA Conference, the Governor’s Conference, and the County Highway Commissioner’s Conference. He has on multiple occasions represented WEMA during Congressional visits with the Administrator of Wisconsin Emergency Management.
Cullen Peltier has written Hazmat Reimbursement Policies, emergency management plans, and evacuation plans. He has developed numerous tabletop, functional, and full-scale exercises that were fully compliant with the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP). For many of the exercises he also served as the exercise director.
Peltier remains very active at the State and Local Levels. He is currently a member of State NIMS Advisory Committee, the Brown County Fire Chief’s Association, the Brown County EMS Council, the Brown County Emergency Food and Shelter Board, The Brown County Community Corrections Relations Board, and the Brown County Local Emergency Committee. He also served on Expert Panels that assisted with the development of the Wisconsin Hospital Emergency Preparedness Plan. He continues to teach Incident Command and Emergency Operations Center courses for Wisconsin Emergency Management and he remains an adjunct faculty member of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.
UW-Green Bay – Public Administration – Bachelor of Science
Wisconsin Certified Emergency Manager
Federal Emergency Management Agency – Professional Development