Florida Emergency Preparedness Association

FEPA Mid-Year Work Session 2016

The FEPA 2016 Mid-Year Work Session is scheduled for August 3-5, 2016 at the Hyatt Sarasota Bay, Sarasota, Florida.   The FEPA County Emergency Management Program Director/Key Staff training is schedued to take place prior to the Mid-Year Work Session on Monday and Tuesday, August 1-2, 2016 from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (Eastern).   Seating for this training is limited, so you must pre-register to attend using the attached registration from.

The FEPA hotel room block at the Hyatt is open and is accepting reservations.  You must mention FEPA to qualify for the special rate of $117/night which includes self-parking and in-room internet.   The cut off date to qualify for the FEPA room rate is July 7, 2016, so please make your reservation early to ensure your are able to stay at the host hotel and qualify for the FEPA room rate. The hotel telephone number for reservations is 941-953-1234.  You can also register using the on line system through this link (you may have to cut/paste the link into your browser directly):



Please use the attached Registration Form to register for the FEPA 2016 Mid-Year Work Session and pre-register for training.  Registration fees are $25 for current FEPA members and $50 for non-FEPA members.   A draft agenda outlining the schedule of events is attached below for planning purposes. The formal Mid-Year Work Session is scheduled to begin at 1:00 pm Eastern on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 and the Mid-Year Work Session will end by noon on Friday, August 5, 2016.

You can also register and submit payment for the FEPA 2016 Mid Year Work Session using the new beta version of the updated FEPA website.   Please help us to evaluate the site and the on line registration process for the Mid Year Work Session.  You can access the website using www.fepabeta.org.

Thank you for your participation and support of FEPA and its programs.  





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FEPA 2016 Dues Renewal Information

All categories of FEPA membership dues follow the calendar year so all  2015 memberships expired on December 31, 2015.   Please see the attached FEPA membership renewal forms for 2016 for your information and use.  Regular members with an established member profile on the FEPA website can also renew through their Member Profile under Membership Status.  Thank you for your continued support of FEPA and its programs through your Annual Membership Dues!

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Download this file (2016 Corporate Member Renewal Form.doc)2016 Corporate Member Renewal Form.doc2016 Corporate Member Renewal Form644 Kb18/01/16 12:45

EMPG "Return on Investment" Report

Please see the attached recently released joint NEMA/IAEM Report on the "return on investment" for federal Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) funds.  Many FEPA members contributed to a national survey on EMPG funded activities that contributed to data used in the report.  The report is a significant tool to advise and education Congressional leaders regarding the value of sustained EMPG funding for state and local emergency management programs.

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FEPA Opens "Call for Presentations" for 2017 Annual Meeting

Please see the attached information announcing the opening of the "Call for Presentations" for program topics for the FEPA 2017 Annual Meeting and Work Session scheduled for January 30 - February 3, 2017 at the Doubletree by Hilton at the entrance to Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida.  Thank you in advance for your suggestions and suppor for the 2017 FEPA Annual Meeting and Work Session.

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FEMA PA Deductible Proposal

On January 20, 2016 FEMA published a Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register.  The notice outlines a proposed dedcutible requirement that must be met in order for a state to qualify for the Public Assistance Program authorized by a Presidential major disaster designation.   Attached is the Federal Register Notice, a Fact Sheet on the proposal and a FEPA summary on the proposal.   The deadline to comment is March 21, 2016 - instructions on how to submit comments are included in the Federal Register Notice.  Comments on the proposal submitted by FEPA are also attached.

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