Participation needed for the 2014 IAEM-USA Emergency Management Performance Grant
IAEM-USA is conducting their seventh annual survey seeking information from U.S. local and tribal government emergency management offices about the value of Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) funding. IAEM-USA and NEMA are partnering to offer Congress a joint report demonstrating the return on investment for EMPG. NEMA has collected information on state activities and IAEM-USA is collecting local and tribal data through Feb. 25. Local government and tribal emergency managers are encouraged to take a few minutes to complete the electronic survey. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/IAEMEMPGSurvey2014
2014 Spring Conference Agenda is Available
The agenda is ready and can be found here.
Contact Information for County Emergency Management Agencies Posted
The contact information for County Emergency Management agencies can now be found here.
***Please Note Changes NCEMA Executive and Associate Level Testing Dates Set***
Testing for the above certification levels will be held at the EOC in Raleigh February 13, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Please register for these test through TERMS. The applications for both levels can be found on TERMS through the Document Library. If you wish to test, please make sure you have your application and required documentation submitted by February 4th. Submit applications to:
North Carolina Emergency Management (EOC)
ATTN: NCEM Certification Program
4236 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4236
2014 Spring Conference Information Posted
The 2014 Spring Conference will take place at Harrah's Cherokee the week of March 23rd, 2014. For more information and to register click here.
NC Public Health Preparedness and Response is recruiting for a Program Manager to supervise the regional offices as they coordinate planning, training and exercises for the 85 Local Health Departments.
Dare County has an opening for an Emergency Management Director.
Spring Conference Dates and Location to be Available Soon
The Associations Site and Program Committees are hard at work on planning for the Spring Conference. Expect to be seeing more information on the dates and location for the conference in the near future.
Resolve to be Ready
This year's Resolve to be Ready campaign focuses on 'Family Connection' to reinforce the importance of parents including their children in preparedness conversations in advance of potential disasters. The Ready campaign makes an emergency preparedness resolution easy to keep by recommending families consider these three ideas when making a plan: who to call, where to meet and what to pack. Check it out here www.ready.gov/.
North Carolina Emergency Management Forum
The NC Division of Emergency Management will be hosting a state-wide Emergency Management Forum at the NC Emergency Operations Center on January 22nd, 2014 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Registration for the forum can be found on T.E.R.M.S.
Fayetteville State University has a job opening for an Emergency Management Director https://jobs.uncfsu.edu/postings/8637
North Carolina Emergency Management has a job Opening for an Emergency Management Officer, (Communications Officer) http://bit.ly/1cLwX7S
Latest edition of the "mEMo" Newsletter has been published.
The Fall issue of the “mEMo” newsletter, which is a joint publication between the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management and the North Carolina Emergency Management Association, has been published. The newsletter contains a number of articles that you might find to be of interest; including information concerning our new Association officers and this year’s Association award winners, the “goings on” in a number of our counties and a look at the personnel changes within the State emergency management office. To view the current newsletter issue; please go to https://www.nccrimecontrol.org/div/EM/Documents/Fall2013-final.pdf
NCEMA has a job opening for a Emergency Management Planner I (Radiological Emergency Program (REP) Planner). Click here for more information.
Change of Officers
Welcome to our new officers:
President - Jo Ann Spencer, Carteret Co. Emergency Management
1st VP: Don Campbell, Guilford Co. Emergency Management
2nd VP: Russell Greene, Alexander Co. Emergency Management
and thank you to outgoing President Angie Ledford and thank you for a job well done.
On Tuesday night, October 22nd at the Associations Banquet the following award winners were recognized:
James F. Buffalo Award - Gaylon Moss, NC Baptist Men
Col. William A. Thompson Award - Warren Moore, NC Emergency Management
Vance E. Kee Award - Deborah Hartsell, Lincoln Co. Emergency Management
Col. Phillip Nichlos Waters Award - Christy Saunders, Pasquotank & Camden Co. Emergency Management
2013 NCEMA Participant Survey can be found here.
If you participated in the conference please complete the survey so we can continue to improve the conference.
The NCEMA has a new website and an new address. Please Update your browser bookmarks to www.ncema.net.
NCEMA 2013 Fall Conference
October 20-25, WIlmington, NC more information here
The hashtag for the conference is: #NCEMAF13 please use this in all social media posts related to the conference.