Carol L. Adams, MPM, CEM, CBCP, MEP
Senior Systems Analyst & Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Coordinator
Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN)
Carol Adams is a Senior Systems Analyst and Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Coordinator for Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Carol remains focused on our nation’s critical infrastructure protection through Homeland Security and Emergency Management initiatives while serving on various executive boards, work groups and think tanks. She has spoken at numerous conferences, workshops, seminars and forums throughout the United States. Carol has designed and participated in many federal level exercises to evaluate emergency operations protocols and organizational resilience.
A lifelong resident of Pittsburgh, Carol is the past-president of the Pennsylvania Association of Hazardous Materials Technicians. Throughout her career, she has served in leadership roles while working collaboratively with numerous organizations such as the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, InfraGard Pittsburgh, National Association of Clean Water Agencies, Federal Executive Executive Board - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, Pennsylvania Region 13 Counter Terrorism and All Hazards Task Force, Allegheny County Emergency Services, International Consortium for Organizational Resilience, and GOVSEC in Washington, D.C.
Carol has served the region for 28 years as a career professional with ALCOSAN. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Carlow College and Master of Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University. She maintains professional certifications and instructor credentials through the Department of Homeland Security, International Association of Emergency Managers, Disaster Recovery Institute International, National Pro-Board (Hazardous Materials Operations), Pennsylvania State Fire Academy, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, Allegheny County Fire Academy, and the American Red Cross.