Steven Dowker

Exercise Planner

Professional Summary

Steven holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Geography from Nipissing University, a Post-Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management and Business Continuity from Fleming College and maintains certification with the Disaster Recovery Institute International as an Associate Business Continuity Professional (ACBP).

Steven supports the Emergency Management Division at ISR as an Emergency Exercise Planner where he has supported the development, execution and evaluation of over a dozen emergency exercises and experiments, has developed all-hazards emergency plans and programs, and been involved in numerous other technical writing projects. Throughout his time at ISR he has worked with municipal, provincial and federal government clients, as well as numerous private organizations in Canada, and internationally.

Most recently he was the principle designer of the CAUSE V Experiment in Western Canada, and Northwestern Washington State and supported the delivery of the experiment. This cross-border experiment tested emerging public safety broadband (PSBN) communications technologies enabling seamless cross border communications, as well as leading edge common operating picture software that linked US and Canadian emergency operations centres to support cross border emergency response to a simulated volcanic eruption.