IAEM-USA Student Region is seeking to recruit members for leadership positions

IAEM-USA student region President Michael Kelley Jr. recently sent out e-mails seeking to recruit student members of IAEM for leadership positions as regional representatives, and as student representatives for various committees and caucuses.  Student members of the University of Akron’s chapter of IAEM are eligible to become representatives.

A brief description of IAEM’s committees and caucuses appears below:

IAEM-USA has Standing Committees, Ad Hoc Committees, and Caucuses. Standing Committees are bodies with an ongoing, operational function, and Ad Hoc Committees are formed to complete a specific assignment of limited duration. Caucuses are groups with a special focus or function within the practice of emergency management.

For more info about these committees and caucuses, visit the IAEM website.  A list of open leadership positions is available below.

Regional Representatives:

  • IAEM Region 5 Representative: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin

Committees:

  • Awards and Recognition
  • Bylaws and Resolutions
  • Conference
  • Marketing and Membership
  • Nominations/Credentials
  • Standards and Practices
  • Strategic Planning
  • Training and Education
  • Government Affairs
  • Website

Caucuses:

  • Big Cities
  • Emergency Services
  • Faith Based Organizations
  • Hospital and Healthcare
  • Public/Private Partnerships
  • Special Needs
  • Tribal Affairs
  • Uniformed Services
  • Universities and Colleges

Ad Hoc Committees:

  • Children in Disasters
  • Diversity
  • Emerging Technologies
  • EMI

Students who are interested in serving on one of these committees or caucuses must email a short resume and bio, and a letter explaining what you hope to accomplish on the committee to Mike Kelley, IAEM-USA Student Region President at kg4zre@hotmail.com no later than January 25th, 2012.

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