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

Todd Whitney
IAEM-USA Region 9 Vice President

Director of Emergency Management
Coconino County
Flagstaff, Arizona

Carolyn Harshman
IAEM-USA First Vice President, MPA, CEM
IAEM-USA Immediate Past President


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

Region 9 Vision

Forging resilience across the Southwest and the Pacific.

Region 9 Facebook Page 

Region 9 LinkedIn Page

Region 9 Bylaws (04 Nov 2015)

Region 9 Reports & Documents (members only)

Region 9 Bravo Zulu

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

Region 9 News

  • IAEM-USA Region 9 Appeal Codes:
  • The appeal code for 100 individual members @ 10% discount is 2020AC-Region9.
    The appeal code for 15 student members @ 100% discount is 2020AC-Region9ST. FULL NO LONGER AVAILABLE

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







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!

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

City of Moreno Valley EOC Briefing

City of Moreno Valley EOC Conference Call
Front Line Mask Makers,
Moreno Valley, CA 

Moval Meals Community Delivery,
Moreno Valley, CA

Inland Chinese-American Alliance,
Moreno Valley, CA