Fred Scalera

Headshot of Fred Scalera.

Speaking at:

FirstNet Planning for the 2024 Democratic National Convention

About this Speaker

Fred Scalera

Director, Response Operations Group

Fred Scalera is the Director of Program Management and the Response Operations Group™ (ROG™) for the FirstNet Program at AT&T. He is responsible for facilitating collaborative innovation with FirstNet users and public safety.

Fred Scalera has a long history of public safety service and innovation. He retired in 2008 as a deputy chief with the Nutley Fire Department in New Jersey. During his time with the Nutley Fire Department, Fred worked on the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Arson Task Force. He was the first Fire Service Arson Investigator to attend a police academy and served as an instructor at the Essex County Police Academy for over 25 years.

During his career with the fire service and municipal government, he became a certified fire official. Other responsibilities included radio communications, the Township Information Technology Bureau, and the Emergency Management Coordinator. In addition to serving his home Township of Nutley, Fred served Essex County as a deputy sheriff, deputy director of the County Office of Emergency Management and the Hazardous Material Coordinator.