John Sisario, CTP, MS

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Mr. John R. Sisario is a Senior Training Specialist and a Certified Training Professional for the Texas A M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) Infrastructure Protection suite of training courses. The courses are offered by the Law Enforcement Security Training Division (LESTD) within TEEX, a member of The Texas A M University System. Mr. Sisario received a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Saint Edwards University at Austin, TX and a Masters of Science in International Relations from The Troy State University at Troy, AL. Mr. Sisario has been employed by TEEX since 2002 as an instructor in the MGT 315 Critical Asset Risk Management (CARM) course, the MGT 310 Jurisdictional Threat Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (JTHIRA) course, the AWR 213 Critical Infrastructure Security Resilience Awareness (CISRA) course and the MGT 414 Advanced Critical Infrastructure Protection (ACIP) course. From 1979 to 2001, Mr. Sisario was on active duty with the United States Army and served in many key leadership and staff positions in a variety of US Army Military Police and Special Operations organizations culminating as the Group Adjutant for 10thSpecial Forces Group (Airborne). His Military Police assignments included: Commander, Fort Irwin Military Police Company; Operations Officer of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin Provost Marshal Office (PMO) with direct supervisory and budgetary responsibility for all installation physical security operations that included inspections of installation critical areas, physical security system design, and vulnerability and crime prevention assessments. Other key Military Police assignments include Executive Officer, 193rdMilitary Police Company (Customs), in Nuernburg, Germany with the responsibility for enforcing U.S. Customs laws and regulations as well as host nation laws regarding US military personnel in the German state of Bavaria. From 1985-89 he was the Berlin Brigades senior Russian-German Linguist and Military Police Investigator stationed at Checkpoint Alpha in Helmstedt, Germany. He was selected to lead the US Army Europe Quick Reactionary Platoon in support of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, 1990-91.Since March 2002, he has been employed as a Senior Training Specialist, TEEX LESTD, and has been instrumental in developing and contributing to the curriculum used in all four courses he is an instructor of. He has also researched and provided products for other security courses now under development by TEEX. He has attended several professional development seminars and workshops to remain current in the field of security and to improve his ability to provide quality instruction to his course participants. He received the TEEX Distinguished Service Award in 2013. He is also an active member of the Austin, TX InfraGard Chapter.