Global Board

IAEM Leadership


The International Association of Emergency Managers is governed by an international Board of Directors that includes representatives from each of the four IAEM Councils, plus one (1) additional Council representative per 500 members to a maximum of four (4) per Council. The four IAEM Councils include: IAEM-Canada, IAEM-Oceania, IAEM-Students, and IAEM-USA. Ad Hoc (non-voting) participants include representatives from Asia, International, Japan and Latin America & the Caribbean.

Global IAEM Board of Directors 2019


Global IAEM Board Chair (third term)
IAEM-USA Council Representative
Ellis M. Stanley, Sr.
Managing Partner
Ellis Stanley Partners, LLC
Roswell, GA
Third Term expires Dec. 31, 2019


Global IAEM Professional Standards Director
IAEM-Oceania Council Representative

IAEM-Oceania Council President
Scott M. Milne, ESM
Response Manager-Emergency Management & Response
Australian Maritime Safety Authority
P.O. Box 1562, Tuggeranong ACT 2901 Australia


Global IAEM Membership & Marketing Director
IAEM-Canada Council Representative
IAEM-Canada President
Paula Gibson, CRSP, ABCP, AEMCA
Crisis and Emergency Management Coordinator, 
Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations 
A Glencore Company
Sudbury, ON, Canada


Global IAEM Finance Director
IAEM-USA Council Representative

IAEM-USA Council Past President (2015-2016)
Robie Robinson, CEM
Executive Director of Public Safety
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Hixson, TN
First Term expires Dec. 31, 2020


Global Communications Director
IAEM-USA Council Representative
IAEM-USA Secretary
Carrie L. Speranza, CEM
Response Program Manager
DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Springfield, VA
First Term expires Dec. 31, 2020

  IAEM-USA Council Representative
IAEM-USA Council Past President (2010-2011)
Eddie Hicks, CEM
Morgan County Emergency Management Agency
Decatur, AL 
Second Term expires Dec. 31, 2020
  IAEM-Student Council Representative 
IAEM-Global Student Council President
Chanpreet K. "Simran" Singh

Ad Hoc Members


IAEM-Asia Representative
IAEM-Asia President
Victor Bai, CEM
Director, Vice President
BCEM Consulting, Inc.
Room 3L, Building 1, No. 578
Yingkou Road Shanghai 200433

  IAEM-Canada Immediate Past President
Gregory W. Solecki, CEM, CBCP, MCML
Emergency Management Leadership
Calgary, AB, Canada

  IAEM-Middle East Representative
IAEM-Middle East President
H.E. Khaled Al Mansoori

Head of Media, Emergency and Crisis Management
National Emergency and Crisis Management Authority (NCEMA)
The Higher National Security Council
P.O. Box 113811
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 50 414 4414

IAEM Latin American & Caribbean Representative
IAEM-LAC President
Roberto Macchiavello, CA, CEM

CEO - Agemer S.A.
Av. Manquehue Norte 151, Of. 1007, Las Condes
Santiago, PC 7560890, RM


IAEM-Japan Representative
IAEM-Japan President
Takashi Nagata, M.D., Ph.D., CEM
President & CEO
Kyushu University Faculty of Medical Sciences
Department of Advanced Medical Initiatives
Division of Disaster and Emergency Medicine
Fukuoka-city, 812-8582, Japan


Ex-Officio Members 


Liaison to IAEM-Global Board
IAEM-USA President

Marty Shaub, CEM
Managing Director, Environmental Health and Safety 
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT




Elizabeth B. Armstrong, MAM, CAE
International Association of Emergency Managers
201 Park Washington Court
Falls Church, Virginia 22046-4527
703-538-1795; F: 703-241-5603