The Virginia Emergency Management Association (VEMA) is a statewide organization that promotes and supports the twin goals of saving lives and protecting property during times of emergencies and disasters in Virginia. MISSION: "To promote, support and advocate for Emergency Management in the Commonwealth of Virginia." VISION: The recognized expert and advocate for excellence in the management of emergency preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.” 

Welcome New Members!

  • Marc Barbiere, Georgetown University
  • Jeffrey E. Bergin, Arlington County DPSCEM
  • Ellen N. Browne
  • Jessica Coughlin, Virginia Department of Health
  • Kevin King, Mennonite Disaster Service
  • Mercedes K. Laney, USAG Fort Belvoir
  • Ethan Longenecker, City of Winchester
  • Steven Magaro, Hampton Roads Transit
  • City of Manassas Park
  • Motivf Corporation
  • Kimberly S. Smith, Amelia Co. Dept Emer Mgmt
  • James B. Spicer, City of Suffolk
  • Guztavo A. Vilchez, Virginia Beach City Public Schools Office of Security and Emergency Management
  • Todd Whalen

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