EMAT Committees

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* 1. First Name

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* 2. Last Name

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* 3. Email Address

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* 4. Phone Number

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* 5. Communications Committee:  The EMAT Communications Committee coordinates communication activities among EMAT's membership and the Board of Directors. The Communications Committee works with the EMAT Executive Director to communicate information via E-blasts, the website and social media.

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* 6. Symposium Committee: The Symposium Committee is responsible for planning and coordinating all aspects of the EMAT Symposium including the selection of presentations, event planning, audio visual needs, exhibitor and sponsor coordination, development of printed materials, marketing and more.

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* 7. Awards Committee: The purpose of the EMAT Annual Awards Program is to recognize the achievements and hard work of the individuals, organizations and jurisdictions that have made exceptional efforts to further the field of emergency management and to ensure a whole community approach to preventing, preparing for, mitigating against, responding to and recovering from disasters.

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* 8. Legislative Committee: The EMAT Legislative Committee prepares and promotes EMAT 's legislative agenda. Additionally, the Legislative Committee coordinates legislative strategy sessions to help define EMAT's legislative agenda.

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* 9. Public-Private Partnership Committee: The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Committee is charged with developing public and private emergency management relationships to further emergency management capacity throughout the state.  The mission of this committee is to develop, identify and promulgate best practices for creating effective partnerships among private, not-for-profit and public sectors.

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* 10. EMAT Membership and Marketing Committee: The EMAT Membership and Marketing Committee analyzes membership trends and provides recommendations to the Board for growing EMAT membership as well as retaining current members. The Committee accomplishes this in part by producing and approving an annual member recruitment strategy and campaign, and periodically reviews and adjusts the strategy as needed to support attainment of annual targeted recruitment and retention goals. Finally, the Membership and Marketing Committee provides perspective on the needs and expectations of EMAT’s membership and works in tandem with other EMAT committees to ensure EMAT products and services are in alignment.

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* 11. Nominations Committee: The EMAT Nominations Committee nominates persons to serve as Board Members and Officers.  This committee may be appointed only as needed in advance of electing board of director members and officers.

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* 12. Bylaws Committee: The Bylaws Committee meets periodically as directed by the President or board to make recommendations to the board on updating bylaws. A nonprofit bylaws committee is responsible for the creation and maintenance of the organization’s bylaws, which is the set of rules that guide its operations and activities. The bylaws include the number of directors the organization should have, the roles and responsibilities of the directors and the number and frequency of board meetings. The bylaws briefly outline or simply refer to other policies and procedures, such as hiring and conflict of interest policies.

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* 13. TEM Commission: The commission is comprised of TEM members who help establish standards for TEM certification, review applications, administer the test and serve as a resource to members who are in the application process.  Membership on this commission may be limited.   

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* 14. NEW! Training Committee: This ad-hoc committee will be charged with exploring the need for development of training materials and resources for members, as well as make recommendations how training efforts can be sustained and organized within the EMAT structure.  In coordination with other committees and stakeholders, the committee will be asked to develop a guide for newly appointed Emergency Management Coordinators, find speakers for regularly scheduled webinars and study the possibility of incorporating continuing education credits. 

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