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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.
IAEM has joined with consultant, Farzana Nayani, to explore DEI within the organization with a goal to ensure a welcome environment for all.
The IAEM Scholarship Program nurtures, promotes and develops disaster preparedness and resistance by furthering the education of EM students.
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.
Members receive regular updates on issues of importance via email, social media, weekly e-newsletter (the IAEM Dispatch), and monthly newsletter, (the IAEM Bulletin)
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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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 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.
Aug 1, 2023 - L to R: IAEM member Ken Naefcy; IAEM-USA President Cathy Clark; and President of IAEM Oceania Jane Rovins, PhD, MPH, CEM attending the APEC 2023 Senior Disaster Management Officials Reception held at the Gates Foundation
July 27, 2023 - IAEM member and NHSA Conference host Natalie Guttierez with Highland Park City Manager Ghida Eukirch and Lake County EMA Dan Eder, and NHSA Program Chair Garry Lisiewski. Homeland security officials and emergency managers received a high level overview of the mass shooting July 4, 2022.
July 26, 2023 - Alicia Tate-Nadeau, Director IL EMA and Beth Armstrong, IAEM Executive Direction at NHSA Conference in Chicago, IL.
IAEM staff Clay Tyeryar & Beth Armstrong, and Global Chair Robie Robinson CEM enjoyed some Chicago pizza at NHSA on July 25 with Pam Williams, Assistant Administrator, FEMA Grants Program Directorate.
July 2023 - IAEM Past President and representative to the National Association of Counties (NACo) Board of Directors Judd Freed with new NACo President Mary Jo McGuire (Commissioner at Ramsey County, MN).
Judd, along with IAEM Past President Nick Crossly, and IAEM members Robert Hill and Keith Barnett have been in Austin Tx this week at NACo’s annual meeting. They are active members of NACo’s Homeland Security and Emergency subcommittee.
This year, the team submitted snd sponsored nine Resolutions supporting key emergency management priorities. Among these were continued sustainment of EMPG and other grant programs, NACo support for extending mental health support to emergency managers on the aftermath of critical incidents, and supporting the Emergency Management Standard by EMAP as the standard for all county Emergency Management programs.
IAEM has a long and close relationship with NACo and will continue to build on that relationship in the future.
From June 5-7, 2023. A group of IAEM members and CEMs, including IAEM-USA President Cathy Clark (sixth in from R) and IAEM staff member Terry Cooper (second from L), attended FEMA's Higher Education Symposium in Emmitsburg, MD.
IAEM-USA President, Cathy Clarking, speaking at FEMA’s Higher Education Symposium on June 7 in Emmitsburg, MD.
IAEM-USA Municipal Caucus Member Derek Smith with Assistant Exec Director Chelsea Steadman and Bylaws Chair Josh Morton connecting at the Governor’s Hurricane Conference in FLA on May 10.