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Press Releases


  • Title: IAEM Partners with MindEdge (04 Feb 2020)
    The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) today announced its partnership with edtech firm MindEdge Learning to provide an online prep course for IAEM’s Associate Emergency Manager (AEM) and Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) certifications. The course offers curated learning, review materials, and sample test questions designed to support student success in applying for the AEM or CEM certification. 
  • Title: Teri Smith Sworn in as IAEM-USA President  (10 Dec 2019)
    Summary: Teri Smith, CEM, CPM, has taken office as 2019-2020 president of the USA Council of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM-USA). She was sworn in at the President’s Banquet during the Annual Conference in Savannah, Georgia. Other officers sworn in were IAEM-USA First Vice President Judson M. Freed, CEM, IAEM-USA Second Vice President Carolyn J. Harshman, MPA, CEM, and IAEM-USA Treasurer Hugh A. Daniels, MBA, CEM, UCEM.
  • Title: IAEM Announces the Winners of the IAEM-Oceania and IAEM-Global Partners in Preparedness Award (11 Oct 2019)
    Summary: The winner of the 2019 IAEM-Oceania Partners in Preparedness Award and the IAEM-Global Partners in Preparedness Award is the Civil Defence Youth Ambassador Programme, a product of a collaborative partnership between the Emergency Management Bay of Plenty (EMBOP), the Bay of Plenty Regional Council (BOPRC) and Bay of Plenty schools.
  • Title: IAEM Supports the National Weather Service as It Provides the Most Accurate and Timely Information During Severe Weather Events (09 Sept 2019)
    Summary: The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) fully supports our colleagues at the National Weather Service (NWS). They are our constant and consistent partners, and they always put the safety of the American public first.
  • Title: Reprogramming the Disaster Relief Funds Puts Assistance to Disaster Survivors at Risk (29 Aug 2019) 
    Summary: IAEM & NEMA issued a joint statement regarding the reprogramming of Disaster Relief Funds to ICE.