Oregon Emergency Management Association (OEMA) has many groups and initiatives that require teamwork. We have several committees that always welcome new faces and talent.
If you would like to become involved and make a difference, please visit one of the committee (group) pages and click 'Join Group' or contact us and we'll get you in touch with the committee chair for more information.
Thanks – and we look forward to working with you!
- Annual Conference Committee
Responsible for the planning, coordination, and conduct of the Association’s annual conference. We begin planning for the next year’s conference during the current conference by selecting conference planning committee members. We always welcome new faces and talent to our group. If you would like to be involved in helping shape our conference, please contact the Incident Commander named below. Thank you for your interest!
- Finance Committee
Recommend guidelines for management of fiscal activities, work with the Treasurer in preparing the annual budget, address any financial requirements and review the annual audit of Association expenditures.
- Legislative Committee
The Committee will monitor legislation of interest to the Association and its membership and make recommendations to the Executive Board regarding Association positions relative to legislative issues. The committee may draft legislation and testify for or against legislation as appropriate and directed by the Association.
- Private Sector Committee
Identify and propose strategies to enhance public-private relationships to further emergency management capacity throughout the state. The committee will also advise the membership on private sector emergency management programs, initiatives, and issues, and advise and support other Association efforts to engage private sector emergency management personnel.
- Professional Development Committee
Support and facilitate the professional development of Association members through the establishment, maintenance, and management of the Oregon Certified Emergency Management Specialist (ORCEMS) professional certification program.
- Technology Committee
Provide oversight to and administration of the review and evaluation of existing and emerging technologies in communications and information system/processes programs.