OUR HISTORY

FEPA was created in 1956 to help professional Emergency Managers work to protect the people of Florida.  Now completing almost 60 years of service, the organization recognizes the significance of its past. This page is dedicated to the men and women, who began, nurtured, expanded, and dedicated themselves to, the Florida Emergency Preparedness Association.

FEPA Past/Current Presidents

1957-58

1959-60

1961

1962

1963

1964

1965

1966

1967

1968

1969

1970

1971

1972

1973

1974

1975

1976

1977

1978

1979

Jack Weatherford

Bob Betts

Roland Johnson

Al Martin

Oliver Lovendahl

Russell Bevan

Wesley Gunn

Al Keaton

Ellis Altman

Jack Sheppard

Ben Waller

George Duck

Lyle Fox

Tom Chapman

R. C. Carver

Wesley Gunn

Phillip Thompson

Robert Owen

William Hall

Paul Reid

George Allen

1980

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

Bunky Atkinson

Harry Carter /

Robert Lewis

Robert Lewis

Buck Renfroe

Philip Rodi

Carl Aleck

Richard Smith

Guy Daines

Al Pyfrom

Keith Holman

Sherman Carper

Kathleen Hale

Craig Fugate

Fred Murphy

John Wilson

David Miller

John King

Michelle Baker

David Cash

Karen Windon

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Larry Gispert

Ron McQueen

David Brown

John Wilson

Chad Reed

Linda Stoughton

Tony Carper

Richard Smith

James Ryan

Lori Vun Kannon

Charles Tear

Gerald "Jerry" L. Smith II

Anne M. Miller

Ron L. Mills

Scott Garner

Mitch Smeykal

Paul Womble

Paul Womble

Mary Blakeney

Mary Blakeney

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