Col (Ret) Marshal Scott Furr

Deputy Emergency Manager, Town of Southbury, CT

Col (Ret) Marshal Scott Furr is currently the Deputy Emergency Manager for the Town of Southbury, CT and a Managing Partner for S2 Resilience Group, LLC. In his last military assignment, he served as Deputy Group Commander for the 183d Air Operations Group which is aligned with 12th AF (AFSOUTH), Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ. At the same time, he served as Operational Aviation Energy Advisor (OAEA), Air Force Energy Office.

Furr’s Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) experience spans over 17 years beginning with preparations for Y2K. He served as a USAF Reserve Assistance Officer (RAO) to the Civil Air Patrol from 1999-2009. In this capacity he was involved with Y2K preparations with the State of CT, numerous Federal level exercises TOPOFF 03, and Ardent Sentry 05, 07. In 2005, he participated in Hurricane Katrina/Rita relief efforts as an USAF liaison to JTF-Katrina.   In 2008, he supported national level operations in support of Hurricane Gustav and Ike relief efforts at FEMA National Response Coordination Center (NRCC), Washington, DC. In 2009, he transitioned to the Air National Guard(ANG). As the ANG, Crisis Action Team Director, he participated in the federal level planning and execution with National Level Exercises 10, 11, relief efforts in support of Haiti Relief Operations (2010) and Hurricanes Irene, Sandy. He was instrumental in the design and implementation of the National Guard Homeland Response Force (HRF) packages supporting each FEMA region.   He was responsible for complete re-structuring and planning of the Continuity of Operations (COOP) Plan for the Air National Guard Readiness Center. In 2013, he transitioned to the Current Operations Division Chief (NG-J33) at the National Guard Bureau (NGB). Major events he participated in during his tenure as the NGBJ-33, were NGB relief efforts in support of Colorado floods and mud slides, along with California wildfires. He routinely briefed multiple Congressional staffers on Domestic Operations (DOMOPS) 101 and he served as daily briefer on National Guard DOMOPS activities to the DoD Joint Staff. In 2014, he transitioned to the office of Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, Energy (SAF/IEN), as OAEA. He spearheaded the development of and implemented the Line Operational Efficiency Analysis (LOEA) program for analysis of fuel use in USAF large aircraft.   He retired from the USAF in early 2016.

Certified Business Resilience Manager (CBRM) – 2017

Certified Business Resilience IT Professional (CBRITP) – 2017

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