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USA Council Region 9

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Yuri V. Graves, MS, CEM
IAEM-USA Region 9 President
Emergency Management Specialist
Dept. of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration - Nevada Field Office
North Las Vegas, Nevada iaem.R9@iaem.com 
Troy Lutrick
IAEM-USA Region 9 Vice President
Director of Emergency Management
City of Scottsdale Arizona
Carolyn Harshman
IAEM-USA First Vice President, MPA, CEM
IAEM-USA Immediate Past President
USA1stVP@iaem.com

 

 
Region 9 includes: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Trust, and Territories, including American Samoa, Guam, and Northern Mariana Islands.

Together. Ready. Resilient. Our collective efforts will make our region a model for collaboration and professionalism.

Region 9 Slogan

Forging resilience across the Southwest and the Pacific.

Region 9 Bravo Zulu


Our Region 9 Challenge Coin has arrived! 

Our first recipient is the coin's designer,
Jorge Rodriguez! 

Bravo Zulu, Jorge!


Michael Ramirez, Region 9 member, received a
coin for his efforts in the San Bernardino County EOC.


Lt. Col. Brett Compston received a 2020 Region 9 Presidential Citation for serving as Incident Commander for the State of Nevada's response to and initial recovery from COVID-19

Rick Filippuzzi, MEP, received recognition as the 2020 Santa Clara County 
Emergency Manager of the Year.

R9 Challenge Coin presented to the Nevada Division of Emergency Management.

R9 Challenge Coin presented the City of Las Vegas Emergency Management Office.

R9 Challenge Coin presented to Zuzzette Bricker.

R9 Challenge Coin presented to Sonoma County DEM.

R9 Challenge Coin presented to Global Security Team.

Region 9 News

News Archive: 2013-2019

Region 9 Photos


Region 9 President Yuri Graves, and Region 9 VP Todd Whitney
are ready to make Region 9 the best that it can be!

Orlando Machuca, Region 9 member and Red Cross volunteer, was virtually deployed to the Planning Section in support of the Texas winter storm response.

Washoe County NV EOC COVID briefing

ESSENTIAL: A Year Inside LA County’s Mobilization Against COVID-19 from Los Angeles County Newsroom on Vimeo.
One year ago, Los Angeles County declared a COVID-19 emergency. Since Mar. 4, 2020, Los Angeles County has mobilized to meet our residents’ needs during the pandemic. This short video highlights the work of our disaster service workers and their continuing public service.


Maddi Wisler, Region 9 member, will be joining the EM Program at ASU as an instructor.


City of Moreno Valley EOC Briefing


City of Moreno Valley EOC Conference Call

Photos from the Office of Emergency Management and Volunteer Services,
City of Moreno Valley, California


Front Line Mask Makers,
Moreno Valley, CA  

Moval Meals Community Delivery,
Moreno Valley, CA

Inland Chinese-American Alliance,
Moreno Valley, CA