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The IAEM Awards Competition recognizes and honors those who have made special or significant contributions to the field of emergency management.
EM students are the future of the profession. IAEM provides resources to assist and guide students as they grow in the profession.
The IAEM Annual Conference provides opportunities for emergency managers to learn, to grow, and to network with colleagues from around the world.
The IAEM Scholarship Program nurtures, promotes and develops disaster preparedness and resistance by furthering the education of EM students.
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Opportunities to learn or to share knowledge are provided via in-person meetings, networking, continuing education and training opportunities.
Members may learn about professional job opportunities in emergency management and seek individuals for positions needed by their departments.
IAEM participates on government working groups addressing vital issues such as terrorism preparedness, emergency management program standards, communications, disaster assistance delivery and others.
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IAEM greeted attendees at the Virginia Emergency Management Association Annual Conference in Harrisonburg, Virginia during its exhibition, March 20-21, 2023. Leadership from IAEM-USA’s Membership Committee – Vice Chair Sara Ruch, CEM (left) and Maribel Street, MS (right) – visited the booth and was greeted by one of IAEM’s news team members, Albon Yowell (center).
Region 2 VP Sara Ruch & Region 5 Prez Allison Farole unwinding after a work session at the 2023 IAEM-USA Board Retreat at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO.
Beth Roome (L), Certified Advanced Instructor with Emergenetics International and the Founder and President of the Switchback Institute, facilitated Strat planning at the IAEM-USA Board Retreat in Colorado Springs on March 14-15. Shown with Ass’t ED Chelsea Steadman, QAS (R).
GAC member Chasity Schmelzenbach was recently in Washington and met with IAEM Government Affairs Director Thad Huguley to discuss her interest in facilitating a discussion about aligning the disaster programs, from all Federal agencies, in a more collaborative way. Chasity was in Washington for the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Policy Conference. As Executive Director of Buckeye Hills Regional Council in Ohio, Chasity works at the intersection of emergency management and economic development. The pair met in March 2023.
IAEM members together at the Colorado State Association conference in Loveland, CO on Feb. 14, 2023. From L-R: Mike Gavin, IAEM/CEMA Conference Committee Member; Mike Willis, Director, Colorado OEM; Valerie Lucus-McEwen, President, IAEM Region 8; Kevin Klein, Director, Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
IAEM Past Presidents Judd Freed & Nick Crossley, current reps to NACo for IAEM, visited Capitol Hill with IAEM Government Affairs Director Thad Huguley on February 14, 2023
Travis Cryan, CEM, moderated a panel, “Upstream Policy Solutions for Building Community Resilience,” at NACO Conference in Washington, D.C., on February 11, 2023.
Peter Rzeszotarski of CDC, Ryan Turner of Henderson County NV, EMAP Executive Director Nicole Livingston, EMAP Chair Angee Morgan, EMAP Training Coordinator Todd Livingston at EMAP Commission Meeting in Scottsdale, AZ on January 26.
IAEM rep to EMAP Judd Freed with EMAP Chair & KS EM Director Angee Morgan, and Govt Affairs Director Thad Huguley on January 26 in Scottsdale, AZ.
The highlight of the President’s Banquet is the swearing-in of new IAEM officers. After all new regional presidents took their oath of office, the executive leadership took their oath, and Cathy Clark, MA, became the 2022-2023 IAEM-USA president.
Global Board meeting on November 13, 2022 at the Marriott Savannah during the 2022 IAEM Annual Conference.
Past President Nick Crossley CEM, USA Region 5 Acting President Lee Foster CEM, NEMA President Patrick Sheehan, 2VP Carrie Speranza CEM and 1VP Justin Kates CEM. Gathered at NEMA’s Annual Forum in Stowe, VT on October 19, 2022.