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!

  • Steve Carriere, Florida State Animal Response Coalition
  • Hank Clemmensen, Hank Clemmensen Consulting
  • Amidu Kalokoh
  • Maria Karwan, High Street Consulting, LLC
  • Bob Latvis, The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia
  • Bridgett Lewis, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Peter Lewis, Virginia Department of Transportation
  • Jamie Liban, Virginia Board for People with Disabilities
  • Anthony Lloyd, Operation Blessing USDR - Domestic Disaster Relief Operations
  • Paul Lupe, Everbridge
  • Scott Maynard, Riverside Health System
  • James A. Short, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital
  • Southside Virginia Community College
  • Virginia Department of Transportation
  • Kevin J. Wilson, Orchid Consulting Group