Nevada Emergency Management Coordinating Council (EMCC)
The Chief of the Division of Emergency Management shall appoint no more than nineteen (19) voting members to the Council. Members will be selected from local and tribal government organizations, agencies, departments, and individuals having responsibilities for emergency management program activities within the State of Nevada. Members will serve one-year terms.
NDEM provides one individual to serve as the EMCC Coordinator for all meetings, correspondence and other requested duties of the EMCC.
Through a collaborative effort, the EMCC proposes to the NDEM Chief measures that will enhance and standardize mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery capabilities, to include, but is not limited to, consideration in the following areas:
- Protection of the lives and property of all persons within the territorial limits of the State by considering and recommending necessary baseline organizational requirements for the varying diversity that exists statewide. Any recommendations for this baseline shall include the requirement of the National Preparedness Goals and emergency management programs goals, and objectives.
- Coordination and assistance, through available resources, the efforts of emergency management organizations throughout the state in maintaining emergency preparedness capabilities.
- Providing for the consistent improvement of standards, practices, and effectiveness of emergency management activities in the state of Nevada.
- Collection and dissemination of helpful information concerning matters related to emergency management processes, programs, and activities throughout the state.
- Coordination of communication measures to be shared between the federal, state, local, and tribal agencies in fostering their support and participation in emergency management processes and programs.
- Providing all statewide emergency management partners with new developments and approved principles relating to emergency management programs.
- Working with other organizations, to include private, non-governmental organizations and non-profits, in a professional and advisory capacity, regarding matters related to emergency management.
- Reviewing processes and procedures related to statewide emergency management and making recommendations to the Chief of the DEM.