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.”


2020 Virginia Emergency Management Symposium

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March 31 - April 3, 2020
The Hotel Roanoke
Roanoke, VA 

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Important Updates:
Free local emergency response training offered
US Cyber Incident Coordination & Fact Sheet  

Welcome New Members!

Mark Brinkley, Virginia Defense Force
Linda Botts, City of Virginia Beach - Department of Human Services
Keith Chambers, Chesterfield Fire & EMS
Matthew T Combee, Baptist General Assembly of Virginia
Chris A Corbin, Orange County
Culpeper County Emergency Services
Custom Tree Care, Inc.
Jeffrey A Driskill, Chesterfield County
Dennis Hale, Dinwiddie County
Bo Herndon, Town of Vinton
Robert T. Hiltner, Loudoun County Office of Emergency Management
Yusra E Kauppila, DataCapable
Salvatore Luciano, Chesterfield County Fire & EMS
Michael T Marushia Sr., CPP, Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay
Aaron Miller, Arlington County
Lorenzo Christopher Randazzo, VCU Police
Christopher J. Rusk, VDOT
Sonny Saxton, Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center
Patrick C. Smith, Virginia Department of Health
Larry W. Snyder, Jr., Williamsburg Fire Dept.
Bryan Wade, Virginia Department of Transportation
David G. Woods, Virginia Department of Health
Jeffrey Zupec, IAA