William Foos

Vice President
Gannett Fleming, Inc.

Director, Vice President of Security and Safety Services and Chair of United States Society of Dams’ committee on Public Safety, Security, and Emergency Management for Dams Gannett Fleming, Inc. & United States Society of Dams (USSD). He has more than 35 years of experience providing consulting services on security and safety-related issues for clients. He brings 18 years of Critical Infrastructure related experience and expertise most notably around public safety, security and emergency management. Bill’s expertise involves technical aspects of security principles for physical protection system. His experience also includes performing and conducting audits of threat, security, vulnerability, risk, and public safety assessment programs; developing mitigation strategies; preparing emergency response plans and continuity of operations plans; developing and leading incident response and rapid recovery planning exercises; and conducting security audits. Bill serves as the Chair of the United States Society of Dams’ committee on Public Safety, Security, and Emergency Management for Dams, and is the US delegate of the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) committee on Public Safety on Dams. Most notable projects include; a.) RAM-D Instructor for Sandia Labs, b.) Developer of FERC Dam Assessment Matrix for Security Vulnerability Risk (DAMSVR) c.) Security Risk Assessment of the Panama Canal, and c.) Project lead for the after-action study of the California Department of Water Resources activated Emergency Action Plan of the February 2017 Oroville Dam Spillway incident.

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