The IAEM Scholarship Commission is expanding to provide for a broader and more diverse representation of the emergency management profession, and a more balanced workload for its members. As a result there are several new positions to fill from EM sectors previously not represented, such as uniformed services, healthcare/public health, federal/state level EMs, and INGOs (including VOADS and faith-based organizations.)
The IAEM Scholarship Commission is seeking candidates to fill eight openings in the Class of 2024, serving from Jan. 1, 2022 to Dec. 31, 2024, two openings in the Class of 2022 (term ending Dec. 31, 2022), and three openings in the Class of 2023 (term ending Dec. 31, 2023). In addition, the Commission annually seeks a person to represent the Scholarship Founders of the program.
The Scholarship Commission is appointed by the IAEM-USA Board of Directors to conduct the business of the Scholarship Program. The major duties include:
To apply to be an IAEM Scholarship Commission member, you must submit an application packet to IAEM Scholarship Program Director Dawn M. Shiley, firstname.lastname@example.org, by June 30, 2021. The packet must include:
Strong applications will provide examples to demonstrate the following desired criteria: