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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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Certification

IAEM certification is a valued recognition of excellence earned by those who demonstrate a strong understanding of comprehensive emergency management.



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Conference

IAEM's Annual Conference provides opportunities for emergency managers to learn, to grow, and to meet colleagues from around the world.



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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 Groups Around the World

As an international organization, IAEM has multiple councils, groups, committees around the world!
Click on one of the cells below to go directly to one of these entities.

  • Go to IAEM-Asia Go to Canada Council
  • Go to IAEM-Europa Go to IAEM-Latin America & Caribbean Go to Oceania Council Go to USA Council
  • Go to IAEM-International Go to Student Council

The IAEM Network Is One of Our Best Assets - Learn How IAEM Benefits Its Members



 

Access

IAEM members have access to the largest network of top emergency management experts who can offer solutions, guidance and assistance.

Information

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

Professional Development

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.

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! 

FirstNet Association Leadership

IAEM staff met with FirstNet Association leadership Feb. 12, 2019, to discuss potential collaboration related to industry events and first responder interests. L-R: Ray Flynn, Julie Husk, Beth Armstrong, Michelle Savoie and Dick Mirgon.

Canadian Council

IAEM-Canada President Greg Solecki, CEM, presented to the Canadian Council of Emergency Management Organizations on Jan. 23, 2019.

IAEM Team at Headquarters

IAEM-USA Treasurer Hugh Daniels, CEM; IAEM-CEO Beth Armstrong, MAM, CAE; and IAEM Program Manager Chelsea Firth met Feb. 20-21, 2019, at IAEM Headquarters, to work on the 2019-2020 budget and related financial business.

IAEM Leadership

IAEM-USA Immediate Past President Nick Crossley (left) and IAEM-USA 2nd Vice President Judd Freed (right) met on Mar. 4, 2019, with for NWS Director Louis Uccellini (center). (Original image, not a good aspect ratio)

Planning for 2019 Annual Conference

IAEM staff and Visit Savannah staff met Feb. 12 to discuss IAEM 2019 Annual Conference plans for Nov. 15-20. L-R: Meetings Manager Michelle Savoie, CEO Beth Armstrong (seated), Visit Savannah Sr VP Jeff Hewitt (standing), President Joe Martinelli, Katie Crow and Larry Browder.

IAEM and Homeland Security team up

IAEM member Eddie Hicks (left) met on Feb. 6, 2019, with Adam Telle of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee to discuss EMPG funding.

IAEM-NEMA-FEMA

IAEM-USA Past President Nick Crossley and IAEM-USA 2nd Vice President Judd Freed met with FEMA Administrator Brock Long (center) and Deputy Administrator Pete Gaynor on Feb. 7, 2019, to discuss issues affecting the United States emergency management agencies, state and local. Brad Richy and Mike Sprayberry participated from NEMA.

Senator Shelby Meeting

On Mar. 4, 2019, IAEM members Eddie Hicks (center), Bob Franklin, and Jonathan Gaddy met with staff for Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) to discuss EMPG, NWS, the devastating Alabama tornado, and other issues. Senator Shelby is the Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee.

NACO Meeting

On Mar. 3, 2019, (L-R) IAEM-USA Second Vice President Judd Freed, Immediate Past President Nick Crossley, and 2010-11 IAEM-USA President Eddie Hicks participated in the NACo Justice and Public Safety Committee meeting.

Conference Committee at Work

L to R: IAEM Conference Committee Members Eddie Hicks, Diane Logsdon, David Barber, Valerie Lucus-McEwen, Donna Franklin, Mike Gavin, Peter Perez, Cathy Clark and staff liaison Julie Husk, concluded several days of meetings on Mar. 15 at IAEM HQ to plan the 2019 speaker program for the IAEM Annual Conference in Savannah, GA.

PR Retreat Leaders

The IAEM-USA Board is conducting their annual retreat to plan programs for IAEM’s future. The retreat is in Puerto Rico. PREMA Director Carlos Acavedos (right) greeted the IAEM-USA Board. He is pictured with IAEM Member Ben Nieves, CEM, and IAEM-USA President Marty Shaub, CEM.

IAEM Directors Visit Puerto Rico

IAEM-USA Board of Directors visits the only private-sector EOC in Puerto Rico, on March 20. They were hosted by IAEM Member Ben Nieves, CEM.

IAEM and the Puerto Rico EMA

IAEM and the Puerto Rico EMA on Mar. 21, 2019, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate cooperation between the two organizations. Following the MOU signing and press event, members from both groups gathered. Pictured in the row in the back (l to r) are: IAEM-USA Immediate Past President Nick Crossley, CEM; FCO Mike Bryne; IAEM-USA President Marty Shaub, CEM; IAEM CEO Beth Armstrong, MAM, CAE; and PREMA Director Carlos Acevedo.

MOEMA Leadership

IAEM-USA Region 7 President Dan Robeson, CEM represented IAEM at the annual Missouri Emergency Management Association (MOEMA) Conference on Apr. 11. Pictured from left to right: IAEM-USA Region 7 Secretary/Treasurer Ryan Nicholls, CEM; IAEM-USA Region 7 President Dan Robeson, CEM; Chet Hunter, CEM, MOEMA president; FEMA Region 7 Administrator Paul Taylor; and Ron Walker, Missouri SEMA director.

NATO Workshop in Paris, Apr. 16-17, 2019

The NATO and US-DoD sponsored the 35th International Workshop on Global Security in Paris, Apr. 16-17, 2019, held at the National Historical French Armed Forces facility and supported by Her Excellency Florence Parly Minister of the Armed Forces of France. NATO, member country leaders, and international leaders discussed current issues and future strategies for security, including emergency management. L-R: Anne D. Baylon, co-director, Center for Strategic Decision Research (CSDR); Dr. Linton Wells, former assistant to undersecretary, US-DoD, Dr. Roger Weossomger-Baylon, co-director, CSDR, and workshop founder/chairman of workshop; Professor Yuki N. Karakawa, board director, iVeHospital Foundation, and IAEM member; ing-Gen. Jean-Christophe Cardamone, deputy director, IHEDN; and Captain Philippe Charton, Cyber Operations Head, NCIA.