Risk & Safety Services Staff


Mike Sellet
Regional Safety Coordinator

He's conducted hostage negotiations, protected the President and worked in counterterrorism. Today, Michael Sellet brings that expertise and more to school districts by providing technical assistance with emergency response plans, safety training, school threat assessments and a

host of other issues as the Regional Safety Coordinator for Putnam | Northern Westchester BOCES.

A retired member of the United States Air Force, Sellet has 29 years of safety and security experience. He has received extensive training from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Air Force. Among other things, he has created emergency drills for school administrators, teachers and support staff; conducted indoor and outdoor environmental investigations; and developed and implemented school safety plans.

Since 1998, Sellet has focused his attention on school security by working with law enforcement agencies to develop a variety of school safety programs related to Emergency Preparedness and Response. He holds numerous professional certifications and has received many recognitions and awards including the Global War on Terrorism Medal.


Carol Sneyd
Regional Safety Technician

A graduate of Allegheny College, Carol Sneyd has a background in biology and corporate laboratory research. For the past nine years, Sneyd has worked for the Risk & Safety Regional Services of Putnam | Northern Westchester BOCES where she specializes in emergency planning for schools.

An expert in her field, Sneyd is certified by FEMA as a trainer in Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools. She is currently working with New York State officials to implement new emergency planning templates. Sneyd also serves as the representative for schools during the Indian Point drills, and is charged with representing schools in Westchester’s Emergency Operations Center in the event of a natural or man-made emergency.