The Florida Emergency Preparedness Association (FEPA) was created in 1956 to help professional Emergency Managers work to protect the people of Florida. FEPA is a private non-profit corporation registered with the Florida Department of State designated as a 501(c)(3) by the Internal Revenue Service. With more than 600 members from local, regional, state, federal, and tribal organizations, FEPA is Florida's Premier Association of Emergency Managers.
The Purpose of FEPA
To promote a professional emergency management organization comprised of all disciplines of emergency management.
To promote professional expertise and diversity through training and education and sharing best practices.
To promote and enhance the effective management and operation of professional emergency management offices and services throughout the state of Florida.
To study, research, collect, compile, and disseminate information about effective emergency management and related functions to federal, state and local governments, and other entities throughout the State of Florida.