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September 15th was Emergency Manager Appreciation Day!
Thank you for all you do for the profession and for our communities as Emergency Managers on this and every day.

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.


Have speaker ideas?
We want to hear from you!
Please take a moment to fill out this short survey and tell us what you are interested in for future ME-MA meetings.

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Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s State Duty Officer Program.

The Minnesota Duty Officer Program provides a single answering point for local and state agencies to request state-level assistance for emergencies, serious accidents or incidents, or for reporting hazardous materials and petroleum spills. The duty officer is available 24 hours per day, seven days per week.

Make sure you sign in!

MN Post Board Approved: 1 Credit

Course # 08207-00172


While we would love to see you in-person, we will have a virtual hybrid option available. Please find the link for the virtual option in the October Missive!

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.

Please RSVP HERE, We want to make sure we're prepared.

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-

January 3rd-

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