Metropolitan Emergency Managers Association

About MEMA

The Metropolitan Emergency Managers' Association (MEMA) is an organization of professionals dedicated to fostering relationships and improving how we collectitively prepare, respond and recovery from disasters. MEMA seeks to strengthen the communities in which we serve to create a foundation of resiliency for future generations.

Members are connected by their responsibility for planning, warning, and responding to disasters. Members are from public, private, and volunteer organizations that operate within and are located within the ten county Twin Cities metropolitan area:  Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Isanti, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne, Washington, and the cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.  


“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit."