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The MARYLAND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION is offering five (5) $1,000.00 scholarships for the year 2016. 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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Wed, Jul 6, 2016
Exercising our Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) with some of our staff today. ?#?MDPrepares?

The Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and Harford County DES working together today as part of a Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) exercise.

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Tue, Feb 16, 2016
2016 Emergency Management and Homeland Security Symposium Information POSTED!

Symposium information is posted. See Symposium tab to the left.

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Annual Symposium

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