The Board of Directors is made up of eleven elected members, one from each FEMA Region and one at-large member. The Directors serve staggered two-year terms. Officers of the Board include: President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. The general duties of the offices are:
President - serves as the CEO of the Association and has overall responsibility for the business of the Association.
1st Vice President - serves as the external Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for ensuring the Association is properly represented in external stakeholder groups and processes. The position also serves as President in his/her absence or disability.
2nd Vice President - serves as the internal Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for ensuring the daily internal Association affairs. Marketing, strategic planning, membership and customer service to members are key areas of emphasis. This position serves as President in the absence of both the President and 1st Vice-President.
Secretary - serves as the custodian of records for the Association. He/she keeps minutes of all meetings of the Board of Directors, ensures proper notice of meetings is given and recorded.
Treasurer - has custody of all funds, property and securities of the Association. Oversight of bank accounts, receipt of funds, approval of expenditures and signing of checks on behalf of the Association are key duties.
Joseph M. Golden, CEM
Project Manager, Enterprise Exercises and IMT Training
Chief, NYS IMT Section
DHSES-OEM, Albany, NY
Region 3 & 1st Vice-President
Lee Archer Williams
Assistant Chief, Chesterfield Fire & EMS Services
Chesterfield County, Virginia
Region 4 & 2nd Vice President
Ashley Davis, CEM
Chief of Operations, FL Div of Emergency Management
Emergency Management Director, Montgomery County
Region 6 & Treasurer
Captain, City of Beaumont Police Department
John Elmore, AEM, MoCEM
Emergency Planning Specialist, Office of Emergency Management
Springfield-Greene County, Missouri
Region 8 & Secretary
Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Region 9 & President and CEO
Randal Collins, CEM
Emergency Manager, City of El Segundo, CA
Administrative Captain, Darrington Fire District 24
Snohomish County, WA
Fire Marshal (Retired),