About FEPA

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.