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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.


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Minnesota National Guard

January 3rd the MN National Guard will join us.

The Minnesota National Guard is under state jurisdiction and can be used by the governor to assist the state during disasters and other state emergencies. In times of war, Minnesota National Guard Soldiers and Airmen can be called into federal active service with the president of the United States as commander in chief.



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- 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-

May 1st-

June 5th-


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