Senior Consultant, Emergency Management Solutions (Pennsylvania Division)
Chief Warrant Officer Adam Wine is a 35-year veteran of the United States Coast Guard. He is an experienced Type-1 Public Information Officer, Type-1 Liaison Officer, and Type-3 Logistics Section Chief.
He is presently serving as a Senior Consultant with Emergency Management Solutions. He previously served as a Senior Consultant for PENTA Consortium and with the Center for Toxicology & Environmental Health (CTEH). He has responded to more than 50 major cases including 18 hurricanes, the crash of TWA Flight 800 off Long Island, New York, the wreck of the AMTRAK train the Sunset Limited near Mobile, Alabama, flooding of the Red River along the North Dakota and Minnesota borders, and multiple oil and chemical spills; including the DEEPWATER HORIZON oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. He also participated in the Cuban and Haitian illegal-migrant operations and rescues of 1985, 1988, 1989, 1993, and 1994. He supervised the development of policies, protocols, and procedures to activate and sustain the Coast Guard's first Joint Information Center training and the Public Information Officer and Liaison Officer qualifications in accordance with the National Incident Management System. He was directly involved in developing and institutionalizing the use of the National Response Team Joint Information Center Model. As a Senior Consultant with the PENTA Consortium, Adam Wine was involved in a wide array of projects including service as Deputy Project Manager for the Harris County (Texas) Multi-Agency Gap Analysis.
Mr. Wine is the Emergency Management Coordinator for the Fairfield County, (Pennsylvania)Emergency Management Agency (FREMA). FREMA is made up of Carroll Valley Borough, Fairfield Borough, Hamiltonban Township, Highland Township, and Liberty Township. He also volunteers at the Gettysburg National Battlefield as a member of the Park Watch.
Mr. Wine's military awards include four Meritorious Service Medals, three Coast Guard Commendation Medals, the Department of Transportation 9-11 Medal, three Coast Guard Achievement Medals, three Coast Guard Commandant's Letters of Commendation, the Coast Guard Presidential Unit Citation, the Secretary's Outstanding Unit Award, three Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendations, 16 Coast Guard Team Commendations, and numerous other awards. He was a member of the team that created the National Response Team Joint Information Center Model, a guide for collaborative communications during emergency response. The JIC model has been adopted by 16 major federal agencies as the plan for conducting public information operations during emergency responses and together situations which multiple organizations need to collaborate to provide timely, useful, and accurate information to the public and other stakeholders.
He is a 1990 graduate of the Defense Information School in Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana. He is a published illustrator and an award-winning Historical War game designer.