About the IAEM-USA Council

Regions | Committees & Caucuses 


IAEM-USA's vision is to inspire and advance the emergency management community. 


IAEM-USA’s mission is to foster resilience by engaging the diverse emergency management community through professional development, networking, information exchange, and advocacy 

Membership & Governance

IAEM-USA members are individuals residing in the United States, or its territories and protectorates, or serving its interests outside the continental United States, who are professionally engaged or interested in the promotion of emergency management and allied fields. The IAEM-USA Council includes IAEM-USA Membership Regions that correspond with those established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The IAEM-USA Council is governed by a Board of Directors that includes representatives from each IAEM-USA Region, as well as officers elected by all IAEM-USA members.

IAEM-USA President’s Podcast 

 Each month, IAEM-USA President Justin Kates, CEM, will provide updates on the work of the association. Additionally, a different guest will be highlighted each month to discuss an activity of IAEM-USA, ranging from government affairs to the annual conference. Each episode will be transcribed and converted into a summary article to be published in the monthly IAEM Bulletin. View the podcast page here.