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Metropolitan Emergency Managers Association (MEMA)

The Metropolitan Emergency Managers Association (MEMA) is an organization of professionals dedicated to fostering relationships and improving how we collectively prepare, respond and recover 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.


As a reminder: If you have not paid your dues for the 2024 year you will now receive the missives going forward. To renew please visit

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Please take a moment to fill out this short survey and tell us what you are interested in for future MEMA meetings.

Job Opportunity: Metro Transit Police is hiring a "Police Program Coordinator" who has emergency preparedness and panning responsibilities. 

Please see our "Resource" page. Position closes 4/22/2024.


   Mall of America Tour

  More than 32 million people visiting Mall of America

  each year, there are many layers of security in place to      provide a safe environment.

   Look for more details in the next Missive. 

Mall of America

This month there is no virtual option for May. See the Missive for more information.

Mall of America Logo
2023- 2024 Meeting Schedule

September 6th-  Retired coroner, John Fudenberg, from the Clark County Medical Examiner, will discuss Family Assistance Centers & Recovery based on his experience responding to the Route 91 shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.

October 4th- Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s State Duty Officer Program.

November 1st- Captain Gwen Martin, Cottage Grove Police Dept., Officer Involved Shooting, Mental Health Resources and Post-Traumatic Growth.

December 6th- Mark Ray, the Fencing Consortium

January 3rd- MN National Guard


February 7th- No Meeting, Governor's Conference

March 6th- MN All Hazards Incident Management Team

April 3rd- HSEM Volunteer and Donation Management (VADM)

May 1st- MOA On-site

Friday, May 31st- Get Ready! Its MEMA's 40th anniversary and our End of Year Event. More information to follow.


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