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IAEM-USA Emerging Technology Committee

Caucus Chair:
Chayne Sparagowski

Caucus Vice Chair:
Jennifer Lazo, CEM

Board Liaison:
Sarah Miller, CEM
iaem.r10@iaem.com

Staff Liaison:
Dawn M. Shiley

IAEM members interested in participating in this committee should email the committee leadership and tell them how you can contribute to or learn from this committee’s important work. IAEM members may easily retrieve the committee leadership email addresses by downloading the complete list. Also, the ETC requests that you complete the form posted here.


Get to know the Emerging Technology Committee and how they can help you improve your use of technology to further your career in emergency management. Join IAEM now, and then complete the the ETC membership form.

  • Secretary: Anna McCann
  • Strategic Planning: Peter Perez
  • Government Affairs: Mary Jo Flynn-Nevins and Terri Richards
  • Conference Committee Liaison: Jon Shear
  • Membership Committee Liaison: Peter Perez
  • Membership and Outreach Coordinator: Lizz Floro
  • Professional Development and Research: Don Fisher and Paula Buchanan
  • Digital Engagement Committee Liaison: Pascal Schuback
  • Global Student Council Liaison: Mateo Saenz

Documents & Reports | Meetings & Webinars
Members Only: Meeting Records

Purpose Statement

The purpose of the IAEM-USA Emerging Technology Committee is to research, evaluate, and make recommendations on new and innovative technology as they pertain to emergency management processes and to disseminate best practices to the broader emergency management community.

About the Crisis Technology Center

The Crisis Technology Center is a service provided at the IAEM Annual Conference in the EMEX Exhibit Hall by members of the Emerging Technology Committee. The Crisis Technology Center (CTC) is a networking lounge and technology lab where emergency managers can go to learn about and discuss emerging technology, new media communications, and best practices relating to technological advances in EOC management, social media, and more. The CTC is staffed by technology experts from virtually every level of government, the private sector, higher education, and not-for-profit industries; affectionately called “Techsperts,” these IAEM Emerging Technology Caucus members can provide the support, resources and information you’ve been looking for when faced with incorporating new technologies into your organization.

Caucus Resources

These webinar recordings are available to IAEM members in good standing. You must be logged-in to access them.

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