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Awards

The IAEM Awards Competition recognizes and honors those who have made special or significant contributions to the field of emergency management.

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Student Resources

EM students are the future of the profession. IAEM provides resources to assist and guide students as they grow in the profession.

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IAEM DEI Initiatve

IAEM has joined with consultant, Farzana Nayani, to explore DEI within the organization with a goal to ensure a welcome environment for all.

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Scholarship

The IAEM Scholarship Program nurtures, promotes and develops disaster preparedness and resistance by furthering the education of EM students.

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IAEM Councils and Ad Hoc Geographic Regions

As an international organization, IAEM has multiple councils, groups, committees around the world!
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IAEM members have access to the largest network of top emergency management experts who can offer solutions, guidance and assistance.

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Members receive regular updates on issues of importance via email, social media, weekly e-newsletter (the IAEM Dispatch), and monthly newsletter, (the IAEM Bulletin)

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Opportunities to learn or to share knowledge are provided via in-person meetings, networking, continuing education and training opportunities.

Jobs Board

Members may learn about professional job opportunities in emergency management and seek individuals for positions needed by their departments. [View jobs]

Representation

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 in Action! 

IAEM in the Middle East

IAEM in the Middle East

IAEM Middle East President, H.E. Khaled Al Monsoori, and IAEM Global Chair Robie Robinson met with officials at the Risk, Emergency and Business Continuity Management Conference, December 11-12, 2023, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to discuss collaboration, education and training opportunities, and to grow IAEM in the Middle East.

On Wednesdays We Wear Pink

On Wednesdays We Wear Pink

From L-R: Molly Bargmann, AC Disaster Consulting; Lexi Baird, IAEM Communications & Projects Coordinator; and Roni Fraser, University of Delaware at the IAEM Annual Conference in Long Beach, California in November. 

AFN Symposium Team at IAEM Annual Conference

AFN Symposium Team at IAEM Annual Conference

Sadie Martinez (IAEM Access and Whole Community Inclusion Caucus Chair), John Osborne (IAEM Sponsorship Manager), Vance Taylor (Cal OES Office of Access and Functional Needs), and Anne-Marie McLaughlin (IAEM University and College Caucus Chair) spending time together in EMEX at the IAEM Annual Conference. 

IAEM Award Winner

IAEM Award Winner

Peter Hirai, CEM, received the 2023 IAEM-USA USC Civilian Emergency Manager of the Year Award at the 2023 IAEM Annual Conference in November. 

IAEM Global Board at the Annual Conference

IAEM Global Board at the Annual Conference

Members of the IAEM Global Board enjoying breakfast during the IAEM Annual Conference in Long Beach, California. From L-R: Robie Robinson, Khaled Al Monsoori, Teri Axman, Clay Tyeryar, Judd Freed, Jane Rovins, Susan Agada, Eddie Hicks, Eustace (Sam) Roberts, Victor Bai, Kevin Schaller 

Millersville University w/ FEMA & CISA

Millersville University w/ FEMA & CISA

IAEM Conference Committee Chair Duane Hagelgans (fourth from left) and Millersville University students with CISA Director Jen Easterly (third from left) and FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell (fifth from left).

IAEM and DEI

IAEM and DEI

Beth Armstrong and Dawn Shiley were joined at IAEM HQ on Oct. 23 by DEI Consulting team Farzana Nayani, Alma Ramos and Natasha Bradley for the USA Board read-out of the audit. Findings were presented at the Annual Conference in Long Beach. 

IAEM-USA Region 3 Recognizes CEM Accomplishment

IAEM-USA Region 3 Recognizes CEM Accomplishment

Oct. 18, 2023 - IAEM-USA Region 3 President Erik Gaull visited the House Sergeant at Arms Emergency Management Division to present a Region 3 challenge coins to Lauren McBride who successfully earned her CEM. 

IAEM-USA Region 3 Recognizes Success

IAEM-USA Region 3 Recognizes Success

Oct. 18, 2023 - IAEM-USA Region 3 President Erik Gaull visited the House Sergeant at Arms Emergency Management Division to present a Region 3 challenge coins to Meagan Eaton who earned her Associate Business Continuity Professional (ABCP) certification from Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI).

In-Person at FEMA HQ

In-Person at FEMA HQ

On September 18, IAEM, NEMA, and BCEM met with FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell and her senior leadership team at FEMA HQ.  IAEM President Cathy Clark was joined by Justin Kates, Carrie Speranza, and Brad Gilbert.  This was the first in-person meeting between IAEM and a FEMA Administrator since before the pandemic.

IAEM and Alabama on Capitol Hill

IAEM and Alabama on Capitol Hill

IAEM Director of Govt Affairs Thad Huguley joined the Alabama Emergency Management Association on Capitol Hill to meet with Senator Katie Britt (AL-R). Senator Britt was recently appointed to be Ranking Member on the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee.