Shelomo Alfassa
Emergency Manager
Shelomo Alfassa is an Emergency Manager, analyst and writer who focuses on issues relating to Homeland Security and Emergency Management.

He is a US Maritime Agency certified Facilities Security Officer with 25 years of Public Safety experience, including being a former Deputy Commander for the US Public Health Service / FEMA National Medical Response Team for Weapons of Mass Destruction. He serves his community in New York City with the Department of Homeland Security / US Coast Guard Auxiliary. He has been an Emergency Medical Technichian (PHTLS) for 25 years, and is currently certified in NY & FL, as well as with the Coast Guard.

Shelomo is Director of Communications for Virsig, LLC., a national firm that focuses on providing electronic surveillance and public safety support for law enforcement, federal agencies, municipalities and others.

For several years, Mr. Alfassa was U.S. Director of the International Rights and Redress Campaign (IRRC) and was involved full-time in Track-II diplomacy. There, he successfully helped promote H.Res.185 & S.Res. 85 , historic Congressional resolutions recognizing rights of Christians & Jews displaced from Arab countries which were unanimously approved by the House and Senate in April 2007.  


Shelomo Alfassa has also written and edited a number of books including "Shameful Behavior: Bulgaria and the Holocaust," and "A Window into Old Jerusalem." A list of his books can be seen here .

​His bio from his days working as an advocate can be located here .