John Rigling

John Rigling

Project Manager

Professional Profile

Mr. John Rigling has over 30 years of experience in project management including eight years as a FEMA PA technical specialist and deployed on five New York State disasters. He worked with the Port of Houston Authority and Houston Independent School District as part of the management team assisting with recovery from the May storms and flooding in Texas. Previously, John served as Project Manager on the long-term recovery team for New York State and played a key role in transitioning New York State’s Hurricane Sandy recovery operation to meet the long-term goals of the State and its applicants. Rigling has applied his knowledge for the Port of Houston in program compliance requirements to help prepare applicants for closeout and ensure that they retain funding when work is complete.

Disaster Experience

  • Senior Consultant - Port of Houston, TX: Assessment of Disaster Recovery Administrative Capabilities (Phase I): 2015
  • Project Manager - New York State: 4085-DR-NY, Hurricane Sandy Long Term Recovery Operations, January 2014 - 2015
  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey: 4085-DR-NY & State of New Jersey: 4086-DR-NJ, Hurricane Sandy, November 2012 - November 2014
  • State of Alaska: 4162-DR-AK, Severe Storms, October - November 2012
  • Seminole Tribe, Emergency Management Operations Diagnostic & Hurricane Isaac, September 2012
  • Minot Park District, North Dakota, August & September 2012
  • State of Louisiana, BP Oil Spill, January - November 2011
  • New York State: 1899-DR-NY, Severe Storms and Flooding, 2010
  • New York State: 1857-DR-NY, Severe Storms and Flooding, September 2009 - February 2010
  • New York State: 1827-DR-NY, Severe Winter Storm, March - July 2009

Personal Affiliations

  • Secured Worker Access Consortium

Training

  • IS-000253 Coordinating Environmental and Historic Preservation Compliance
  • IS-000288 Role of Voluntary Agencies in Emergency Management
  • IS-00393a Introduction to Hazard Mitigation
  • IS-000403 Introduction to Individual Assistance (IA) (DF-10)
  • IS-000547 Introduction to Continuity of Operations (COOP)
  • IS-000631 Public Assistance Operations I
  • IS-000632 Introduction to Debris Operations in FEMA's Public Assistance
  • IS-000634 Introduction to FEMA’s Public Assistance Program
  • IS-00650a Building Partnerships with Tribal Governments
  • IS-00700a National Incident Management System (NIMS) Introduction
  • IS-00701a NIMS Multiagency Coordination System (MACS)
  • IS-000775 EOC Management and Operations
  • IS-00800b National Response Framework, An Introduction
  • IS-000801 Emergency Support Function (ESF) #1 Transportation
  • IS-000803 Emergency Support Function (ESF) #3 Public Works and Engineering
  • 00099998 FEMA EMMIE Training - Grantee Overview

Coursework

Emergency Management Institute Coursework:

  • IS-000100       Introduction to Incident Command System
  • IS-000200       ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
  • IS-000208       State Disaster Management
  • IS-000241       Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • IS-000253       Coordinating Environmental and Historic Preservation Compliance
  • IS-000288       Role of Voluntary Agencies in Emergency Management
  • IS-00393a       Introduction to Hazard Mitigation
  • IS-000403       Introduction to Individual Assistance (IA) (DF-10)
  • IS-000547       Introduction to Continuity of Operations (COOP)
  • IS-000631       Public Assistance Operations I
  • IS-000632       Introduction to Debris Operations in FEMA's Public Assistance
  • IS-000634       Introduction to FEMA’s Public Assistance Program
  • IS-00650a       Building Partnerships with Tribal Governments
  • IS-00700a       National Incident Management System (NIMS) Introduction
  • IS-00701a       NIMS Multiagency Coordination System (MACS)
  • IS-000775       EOC Management and Operations
  • IS-00800b       National Response Framework, An Introduction
  • IS-000801       Emergency Support Function (ESF) #1 Transportation
  • IS-000803       Emergency Support Function (ESF) #3 Public Works and Engineering
  • 00099998        FEMA EMMIE Training - Grantee Overview

Adjusters International In-House Training:

  • AI-0001           Introductory PA Course
  • AI-0008           Total Solution Training