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National Emergency Managers Association (NEMA)
Michael P. Austin
Emily B. DeMers
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About Mike Austin
About Emily DeMers
Mid-year Conference Agenda
PT&E Committee Report
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National Emergency Managers Association 2001 Mid-Year Conference
Avagene Moore - Moderator
NEMA committees met during the first two days of the meeting and discussed a range of issues including: implementation of the Stafford Act amendments, emergency management standards and accreditation, the $100 million fire grant program, and various proposals in Washington to consolidate domestic preparedness activities in one agency or council.
For specifics on committee reports and resolutions passed by NEMA, access the NEMA web site at <http://www.nemaweb.org>.
MICHAEL P. AUSTIN
Michael P. Austin serves as the Director of the Arizona Division of Emergency Management. Austin was appointed by the Adjutant General on March 23, 1994. He is the Governor's
The director formulates policy and provides guidance and direction affecting all aspects of Division activities. In times of disaster or emergency conditions which require gubernatorial
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EMILY B. DeMERS
Emily DeMers is the accreditation coordinator for the National Emergency Management Association. She manages the development and implementation of the Emergency Management Accreditation Program, which has brought together stakeholders from a variety of organizations to create national standards and an accreditation process for emergency management programs. Ms. DeMers received her law degree from Jones School of Law and has broad experience in professional credentialing and administrative law.
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