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2017 Symposium Packet

Symposium Registration is now online! Please visit the Associations website at: Click on the Symposium Tab and follow the links to registration. You can even pay for registration online as well!

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Symposium Agenda

Please find attached the agenda for the 2017 Symposium.

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Symposium Exhibitor Package

Become an Exhibitor an the Annual Maryland Emergency Management and Homeland Security Symposium!

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2016-2017 Membership Dues

To: Maryland Emergency Management Association Members Membership dues for the period July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 are now being accepted. Membership dues are $40.00 for the year. Credit card payments are now accepted on our website through PayPal. If paying dues via PayPal, please indicate for whom the dues payment is being made. Current members not renewing by October 1, 2016 may be dropped from the email list. In order for the Association to continue to speak with a strong voice on matters of concern to Emergency Managers in the State of Maryland, we need to continue to expand our membership. In addition to renewing your membership, please submit names and an address for anyone you think may be interested in joining the Association. Thank You!

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2017 Homeland Security and Emergency Management Symposium

SAVE THE DATE The 2017 Maryland Emergency Management Association - Homeland Security and Emergency Management Symposium being held at the Clarion Fontainebleau Hotel and Resort, Ocean City, Maryland on May 30 – June 2, 2017

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The MARYLAND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION is offering five (5) $1,000.00 scholarships for the year 2017. One scholarship per Association Area: Area I - Western Maryland Area II – National Capital Area III – Central Maryland Area IV -Maryland’s Eastern Shore Area V – Southern Maryland To promote Emergency Management in the State of Maryland and to assist students pursuing a career in Emergency Management or a related field (examples, to name a few; Public Safety, Disaster Relief, Public Services, Weather Service, Corporate Risk Management or Meteorology).

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Maryland Professional Emergency Management Program Certification

In today’s competitive world, any edge you have over other candidates seeking the same position can make the difference between success and frustration. For those employed, ensuring that your skills are sharp and your knowledge base is deep is a key to continued success. Whether you are seeking employment, or currently employed, the Maryland Professional Emergency Management Program (MDPEMP) designation may be a major career-enhancing credential. The Maryland Emergency Management Association offers a certification for individual emergency managers. The MDPEMP designation is a Maryland recognized professional certification for emergency managers who have worked to enhance emergency preparedness, prevention, response, recovery, and mitigation in and for the State of Maryland or one of its local jurisdictions. Individuals who are currently credentialed as a Certified Emergency Manager through the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) may submit a reciprocity form in lieu of a full application. This form must be accompanied by the individuals CEM approval letter, a current job description and a short biography that describes their 2 years of emergency management work in the State of Maryland. Applications must be complete and submitted with all required documentation no later than April 30th and October 30th of each year. Application reviews will be conducted bi-annually prior to the Maryland Emergency Management Associations summer and winter meetings, where certificates will be presented. Please email or fax applications and supporting documentation to: Mr. Stephen I. Garvin, MDPEMP Dorchester County Emergency Management Agency 829 Fieldcrest Road Cambridge, Maryland 21613 (Voice) 410-228-1818 (Cell) 443-477-3189 (Fax) 410-228-1216 Or Marianne C. Souders MS, CEM, MEP Chief, Planning Division Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security 100 Edison Park Drive, 1S31 Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878 Office: 240-773-0061 Cell: 240-753-9174 Fax: 240-777-2345

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Annual Symposium

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