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 four-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.
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 & Vice President
Lee Archer Williams
Assistant Chief, Chesterfield Fire & EMS Services
Chesterfield County, Virginia
Director of Emergency Services
Haywood County, NC
Region 6 & Treasurer
Captain, City of Beaumont Police Department
Fire Management Officer of Operations & Training
Kansas Forest Service
Region 8 & 2nd Vice President
Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Region 9 & President
Randal Collins, CEM
Emergency Manager, City of El Segundo, CA
Chief, Fire Operations, National Park Service (Retired)
Idaho Department of Lands, Boise, ID
At-Large/International Representative & Secretary
Fire Chief/Marshal, Genesee Fire (Retired)
Jeffco IMT, Genesee, CO