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Region 1 News Archive

  • IAEM Region 1 held their 2018 Regional Conference at Massachusetts Maritime Academy on November 16th, 2018. For more information on the event, see the event page.
  • The 2017 Region 1 Conference was held Sept. 9, 2017, at Rivier College, Nashua, New Hampshire. Details about the conference on the Region 1 event site.
      

  • Region 1 Update (05 Jan 2017)

    • The IAEM-USA Region 1 Board met for a retreat on Jan. 5, 2017.

    • We are planning our regional conference for September 2017.

    • We are working on member engagement for our region.
       

  • Livestreaming Events at the Region 1/Rhode Island EMA Conference included:

Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016

8:30 a.m. - Welcoming remarks

8:45-9:45 a.m. - Keynote Speaker: Joseph Nimmich, Deputy Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency

Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016

8:30 a.m. - Welcoming Remarks & RI Emergency Manager of the Year

8:45-9:45 a.m. - Keynote Speaker: Dr. Reed Smith, Chief, Arlington Fire Department


  • IAEM-USA Region 1 to Partner with Rhode Island EMA for Annual Preparedness Conference on Aug. 10-11, 2016 (03 May 2016) (RIEMA press release, Aug. 9, 2016) The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), in conjunction with IAEM-USA Region 1, the Rhode Island Association of Emergency Managers (RIAEM), and the Community College of Rhode Island’s (CCRI) Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program, will be hosting the two-day Annual Preparedness Conference on Aug. 10-11, 2016, at CCRI’s Knight Campus, Warwick, Rhode Island. This all-encompassing preparedness conference will address multiple emergency management-related topics. The theme of this year’s conference is “Be Rhody Ready.” The conference will consist of knowledgeable speakers, insightful training opportunities, forums in which attendees will be given the chance to speak one-on-one with subject matter experts, live demonstrations, and exhibitors throughout the two-day event. Visit the event site for more details and online registration for the Preparedness Conference.
  • Helpful Information: 

    • Registration for this year’s Region 1 Conference, held in conjunction with the RIEMA Annual Preparedness Conference, is free of charge.

    • Download letter with information about the conference.

    • Download lodging information, with information about the IAEM room block.
       

  • Results of Region 1 Officers Election (14 Oct 2015) In the regional election ending Oct. 14, 2015, Christian Lanphere, Ph.D., CEM, CCEMT-P, was elected Region 1 President, Andrew McGuire, BS, EMT-P, was elected Region 1 Vice President, and Katherine McCormack, RN, MPH, MEP, was elected Region 1 Secretary-Treasurer.
     

  • Amendments to Region 1 Bylaws Approved by Members (14 Oct 2015) IAEM-USA Region 1 members approved the amendments to the Region 1 Bylaws in the online vote ending Oct. 14, 2015. The updated version of the bylaws is posted here.
     

  • Region 1 Conference Held on "Leading in Crisis" (04 June 2015) IAEM-USA Region 1 held its conference, "Leading in Crisis," on June 4, 2015, at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts. Details about the conference are available on the event web page.
     

  • Region 1 News (March 2015)

 

  • IAEM-USA Region 1 Officers Election to be Held Sept. 5 through Sept. 19, 2013 (03 Sept 2013) IAEM-USA Region 1 members were notified via email on Sept. 3 that the IAEM-USA 2013 Region 1 Officers Election is set to begin on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, 9:00 a.m. and end on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 5:00 p.m. Enter the voting area here to learn about the candidates for Region 1 President, and then cast your online vote beginning on Sept. 5, 2013. As based on the IAEM-USA Region 1 Bylaws, the candidate who gets the most votes in this election will be the Region 1 President; the candidate who comes in second will be the Region 1 Vice President, and the candidate who comes in third will be the Region 1 Secretary. Listed alphabetically by last name, the three candidates are: Christian M. Lanphere, Ph.D., CCEMT-P, CEM; Andrew D. McGuire, BS, EMT-P; and Jeffrey W. Stevens, MEP, ACEM (R.I.), EMT. Read about these candidates in the voting area, and be prepared to vote for the candidate of your choice.

IAEM-USA Region 1's Networking Evening
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Aqua Lounge, Providence Marriott, Providence, RI
You are cordially invited to IAEM Region 1’s Networking Evening on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Complete details and online registration are available here
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  • 2012 IAEM-USA Region 1 Conference: "Community Preparedness: The First 72 Hours" Region 1 held its 2012 conference on Aug. 16, 2012, with a reception and networking event on Aug. 15, 2012. The conference was held at Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont.
  • Rudy Guiliani Speaks at IAEM-USA Region 1 Conference (17 May 2011) More than 150 emergency managers who attended the IAEM-USA Region 1 Conference, which featured a keynote address by former New York City Mayor Rudy Guiliani. Mayor Guiliani talked about the importance of emergency planning in ensuring the success of response efforts.

Rudy Guiliani delivers keynote address at IAEM-USA Region 1 Conference, May 13, 2011.

Kathryn Doutt, New Hampshire Assistant Director of Homeland Security
& Emergency Management, welcomes attendees to the IAEM-USA Region 1 Conference.

Bruce Lockwood, CEM, IAEM-USA Region 1 President, welcomes
conference attendees and introduces keynote speaker Rudy Guiliani.

Left to right: Bruce Lockwood, CEM, IAEM-USA Region 1 President;
Rudy Guiliani, former NYC Mayor; and Robert Jaffin, IAEM-USA Region 1 Conference Chair.

More than 150 emergency management professionals attended
the IAEM-USA Region 1 Conference, held May 13, 2011, at Rivier College, Nashua, New Hampshire.