Committees, Working Groups, and Liaisons
Your Link to Valuable Expertise and Networks
FEPA's Committees provide valuable insight and technical expertise for FEPA Programs and Projects. FEPA's Standing Committees are listed below with a brief description of their focus and intent. Please reach out to the Committee contacts for more information or to become more involved.
FEPA's Working Groups are established to perform project driven analyses and evaluations and promote coordination for initiatives that impact multiple Florida's emergency management programs.
FEPA's liaisons provide access to allied agencies and organizations and represent FEPA on statewide committees, commissions and working groups.
Annual Meeting Committee
Annual Meeting Committee Co-Chairs
Carla Juarez, Chair | Jennifer Daniels, Co-Chair | Emily Dwyer, Co-Chair
IEM | Franklin County Emergency Management | IEM
The FEPA Annual Meeting Committee develops the program and activities for the FEPA Annual Meeting. All FEPA Committees contribute and provide suggestions for FEPA meeting content and schedules. FEPA members are encouraged to suggest topics through the formal "Call for Presentations" process or through their Area Governors.
Certification Commission Chair
Lee County Emergency Management
Instructor Certification Section Vice-Chair
Walton County Emergency Management
Emergency Management Section Vice-Chair
City of Orlando Emergency Management
Certification Commission Secretary
Monroe County Emergency Management
The FEPA Certification Committee serves as the Certification Commission to implement the FEPA Certification Program. FEPA maintains an Emergency Management practioner certification program with three levels of recognition and an opportunity for recognition as a Health Care Emergency Manager. An Instructor Certification with three levels of recognition is also available.
Governance Committee Chair
Polk County EM | FEPA Parliamentarian
The Governance Committee receives, discusses, evaluates and recommends action on all proposed resolution, bylaws, and administrative polices and procedures changes and additions submitted to the Association.
Membership and Awards Committee
Membership and Awards Committee Co-Chairs
Kelly Wilson | Erin Thomas
St. Johns County Emergency Management | Hernando County Emergency Management
The FEPA Membership and Awards Committee works to promote and retain membership as well as to ensure the Association delivers quality member services through it projects and programs. The Committee advertises and manages the FEPA Annual Awards Program and works closely with the FEPA Area Governors to solicit award nominations to recognize outstanding contributions to the Florida emergency management system and the emergency management profession.