Clarence is President of CS Consulting Corp and is responsible for providing security consultations, assessments, and implementation advice to customers. He has a proven record of customer trust and long-term relationships with local, regional, and fortune 500 companies. Clarence has over 18 years of experience working in the security industry. With a rich history of experience in security, Clarence specializes in customizing security systems based on your security needs.
Working with various state agencies and departments, Clarence has extensive experience in statewide planning and policy work in emergency management and security systems. Developing the State Continuity and Business Recovery Plan (Writer`s Guide) for the State of Idaho, Clarence worked with the Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security, a military division operating under the Office of the Governor. He performed assessments for business risk and impact of potential emergencies and contributed to the development of statewide plans, policies, procedures and guidelines. He also collaborated with the Deputy Director to revise the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) manual for Idaho.
Complimentary to his background in security, Clarence has experience with IT companies that provide security and surveillance technologies to their customers. Clarence has provided security and surveillance systems, paging systems, panic buttons, tracking systems, and Executive Security Systems and surveillance cameras to various customers. He has also consulted with corporations on products, access control, CCTV, UPS, digital recording, GPS systems, personal protection and covert solutions.
Clarence is fully certified in the following: Emergency Programming, Emergency Planning, Principles of Emergency Management, Public Assistance Operations, Community Disaster Exercises, EOC Management and Operations, ICS 100, and Exercise Design.
Rob is the Training Director for CS Consulting Corp and has instructed and presented in several western states to law enforcement, educators and the general public in several areas including Internet Safety, Cyber bullying, bullying, Social Networking Sites, Youth Violence, Underage Substance Abuse and Gangs. Rob is a deputy with the Ada County Sheriff’s Office and is currently assigned as Enforcement and Compliance Deputy with the Pretrial and Probation Units. Rob has over 25 years’ law enforcement experience having worked in both California and Idaho. He has been employed with the Ada County Sheriff’s Office since 2001. Rob’s assignments have included Special Operation Team Leader, Custody Operations, Patrol, Detective, School Resource Officer, Gang Specialist, Marine Patrol & Rescue, Trainer and Hostage / Crisis Negotiator. Rob’s passion lies in educating school personnel in the area of emergency planning and response to critical incidents on campus. “When seconds count to save lives, help is minutes away”. “School personnel have to be trained to make the difference during those “seconds that count”.
RIAN M. CHIPMAN
Rian is the Chief Technology Officer at CS Consulting and the primary programmer of ICCACCESS.com. Rian has worked on emergency alert and telephone alerting systems for over 10 years and has done contract work for several government agencies including FEMA and the Army.
Rian helped architect a Homeland Security alerting system called IPAWS (Integrated Public Alert & Warning System) in 2006-2007 under a government contract with Sandia National Labs. Rian has participated in numerous events and exercises, such as the 2011 NIEM Interoperability demonstration with OASIS and FEMA and the TCIP Exercise in Chicago and Department of Defense Coalition Warrior Demonstration held at Dahlgren, Virginia.
• Homeland Security
• Information Sharing and Document Management
• Crisis & Emergency Management
• XML Web-Services and Interopability
• Software Engineering (Microsoft .NET and C#)
GARY W. CLAYTON
Gary is a former Division Commander, Utah County Sheriff’s Office (Utah), where he commanded all divisions in the department (Patrol, Investigations, Jail, and Emergency Services). Gary functioned as the Utah County Emergency Management Coordinator (Sheriff’s Office) for ten years. During this time, a comprehensive communication system was initiated with heavy utilization of volunteers and community involvement. Coordination and sharing of resources were established linking State, Federal, and local governments. Many community training programs became useful when extreme weather events occurred. The State of Utah was declared a Federal disaster area but, Utah County was able to cope largely due to the preparations and training. Gary was presented several Local, State, and Federal awards recognizing his administrative and leadership skills. Under his Emergency Management leadership, Utah County was looked upon as a model for planning and preparation. He has extensive law enforcement, crisis management, and field leadership experience. During the years with Utah County, Gary prepared, presented, and administered several multi-million dollar budgets for the Divisions he commanded. Gary served six years with the California Highway Patrol (motor officer) prior to his Utah career for a total of twenty-four years of service in law enforcement and security operations.
Gary obtained a bachelors degree in criminal Justice from Weber State College in Ogden Utah. He is a graduate of both the California Highway Patrol Academy, the Utah State Peace Officers Training Academy (where he served as a visiting instructor) and numerous military training schools and courses including Chemical, Biological and Radiological (CBR) certification. He was certified in many Civil Defense programs including Mass Casualty and Shelter Management. He was, for many years, a Utah State certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).
Gary retired as a U.S. Army Special Forces (Green Beret) Master Sergeant with twenty-four years active and National Guard service. He functioned as an “A“ Team member for over twelve years with a focus on unconventional, guerilla and counter-guerilla operations and attended numerous Army and Air Force schools. Gary served in Utah National Guard, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), as the Plans and Operations Non-Commissioned Officer (S3 NCO) for several years adding extensive operational leadership and administrative experience in the Pacific and South East Asia areas. This administrative experience of directing multiple major operations simultaneously within several countries provided invaluable leadership experience. It also provided him the ability to work with and admire people from several developing nations. Understanding the day to day needs and problems of people in different cultures was critical to the success of the mission but more importantly, built a character and perspective not normally experienced by an American.
Scott Higgins is a certified Computer Detection Systems Inspector, Communication Inspector, and OSHA certified Safety Non-Commissioned Officer for the Department of Defense with over 12 years of service in the California Army National Guard. Scott provides a unique combination of knowledge and experience in Security, Operations, Analytics, Logistics Management, and Breaching/Intrusion Techniques. Gained from multiple Combat and Support Operations. Scott has a Bachelors Degree in Organizational Structure and is working towards a Masters in Data Science. Scott has been awarded multiple Accommodations, a Meritorious Unit Citation (while deployed to Iraq), and Achievement Medals throughout his still current status with the California Army National Guard.
Scott Higgins is a Staff Sergeant in the California Army National Guard. Scott as a Team Leader has conducted over 227 successful missions, attended over 500 mission briefs and wrote over 300 mission debriefs. Missions included mounted and dismounted operations, observations points, scout operations, and synchronized patrols with joint forces. Scott Higgins has trained in Wheeled Vehicle Repair (gas and diesel), Wheeled Vehicle Recovery, Electronic Repair (Night Vision, Thermal Imaging, Missile Launching Systems, and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles), Communication repair (FM, AM, and Satellite), Infantry (patrols, security, control points, breaching/intrusion and combat analysis), Mechanized Infantry, Scout Operations, Logistic Operations (movement security, supply planning, and mission requirements). Scott successfully maintained control of a compound in Afghanistan leading over 45 civilians and military personnel. As the Non-commissioned Officer in Charge Scott managed 3 contracts worth $71 million each, wrote Standard Operating Procedures and Emergency Operations Procedures for the compound; taking into consideration daily throughput, 360 degree security, security for convoy’s, and logistics management.