John T. NeslerInstructor | Boston, Massachusetts
John T. Nesler is a retired U.S. Army officer with 22 years of military service. He has held command and staff assignments in air defense artillery, military intelligence, logistics, and nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) specialties. He is currently a Senior Emergency Manager Instructor with CAPSTONE Inc. John delivers worldwide Emergency Operation Center and Regional Operation Center instruction for the US Navy focusing on NIMS, ICS, and the development of emergency management plans, processes, tools and best practices.
John is a nationally recognized mass fatality management planner. He is author and co-author of numerous plans, policies, doctrine and articles on mass fatality management. Works he has been involved with include co-author of “Death in Large Numbers; Science, Policy, and Management of Mass Fatality Events”, “The National Mass Fatality Strategy”, and contributor to the “Capstone Document MFM for WMD”.
He co-developed the DOD Human Remains Decontamination/MFM Plan for Operation Iraqi Freedom and advised FEMA and HHS in the development of the national doctrine and task capability lists for MFM. He also advised and contributed to the Executive Office of the President on the publication of the “Planning Guidance Response to a Nuclear Detonation” document.