Below is a collection of documents and links that new emergency management directors may find useful. If something is missing that you would find helpful, please let us know.
- MEMA (Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency)
- MEMA’s Training Registration System, where you can enroll to receive notifications of upcoming classes
- FEMA’s IS-230.D: Fundamentals of Emergency Management acquaints new personnel with the position of emergency manager, including history and underlying principles of emergency management, key areas of emphasis, the emergency manager’s roles and responsibilities, and tips for getting started.
- Western Region Homeland Security Advisory Council’s website has many resources for EMDs across western Massachusetts, including their Resource Guide, which lists regional assets and explains how to access them
- EMD job descriptions: Northfield, Shutesbury
- FEMA Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) Template
- NIMS training flowchart 2010; NIMS_Training_Matrix_2011
- Local Emergency Declaration Template