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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.
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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-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.
May 4, IAEM-USA Executive Director Beth Armstrong visited with DC Homeland Security & Emergency Management Agency Chief of Staff Jerica Shackelford and Director Chris Rodriguez as part of FEMA’s Vanguard Crisis Leadership Fellowship. Jerica also serves as IAEM-USA’s DEI Chair.
May 2023, General Stan McChrystal hosted the FEMA Vanguard for dinner at his home in Alexandria, VA. L-R CEM Commissioner Shad Ahmed, Public-Private Partnership Caucus Chair Julie Kachgal, DC HSEMA Director Chris Rodriguez and IAEM Think Tank Host Rich Serino.
IAEM President Cathy Clark attended the National Association of County Engineers Conference to initiate a partnership between NACE and IAEM on matters of mutual interest including pre-disaster mitigation policy. From L-R: Josh Harvill (Chambers County, AL); IAEM President Cathy Clark; NACE President Jeff Blue (Champaign County, IL); NACE Emergency Preparedness Committee Chair Pamela Dingman (Lancaster County, NE) in April 2023.
NEMA Deputy Director Matt Cowles, IAEM Govt Affairs Director Thad Huguley and BCEM Executive Director Ron Prater met April 11 in Arlington, VA to discuss issues and priorities of mutual interest.
IAEM Executive Director Beth Armstrong, DC HSEMA Director Chris Rodriguez, NYC Deputy CFO Elisa Urena, LSU PS & EM Director Mike Antoine participated in the FEMA Vanguard Leadership Fellowship Program in Miami April 3-7.
IAEM Certification Commissioner Shad Ahmed, CEM, IAEM Executive Director Beth Armstrong, and Deloitte's Mike Byrne at USCG Base Miami as part of FEMA Vanguard Fellowship Program for Crisis Leaders. April 5.
At the Utah Emergency Management Association annual meeting in West Jordan, Utah. From L to R -- Chris Lindquist, 2022 UEMA President; Kathryn McMullin, 2023 UEMA President; ME!!; Mike Mc Comb, 2024 UEMA President. March 22, 2023.
NEMA President Patrick Sheehan (TN), IAEM-USA 2VP Carrie Speranza, GA Chair Brad Gilbert, GA Director Thad Huguley at the NEMA Mid-Year Forum in Alexandria, VA in late March 2023.
IAEM member James Wooten, CEM, Emergency Management Planner from Dare County, North Carolina representing IAEM with a booth at Spring 2023 NCEMA Conference in March 2023.
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).
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.