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16th Annual EMAT Leadership Symposium
February 12-15, 2023

Registration for the 2023 EMAT Leadership Symposium is now open. Click here for Early Bird registration.

Register now to become a sponsor or exhibitor. Click here for more information.

Call for Presentations - Download the Speaker Guidance form.


EMAT Members:

The EMAT Awards Committee has opened nominations for the 2023 Awards Program! Please take the time to nominate a colleague, organization, or jurisdiction that has made exceptional efforts in emergency management this past year. All award recipients will be honored at the 2023 EMAT Symposium in San Marcos, February 12-15, 2023.

Act fast! The deadline to submit an award nomination is Friday, December 23, 2022!

Click here for award descriptions.

To submit a nomination, please go to https://forms.gle/BJtz59ZxajL3tZQV7 or download the submission form.

Please spread the word and consider submitting a nomination!

EMAT Awards Committee


The newly elected EMAT Board of Directors for terms beginning in 2022 are (from left to right) -    Jay Webster, Region 1,  John Henderson, Region 5, Steve Rosa, At Large, Shaqueena Nobles, Region 2,  Brittany Ray, Region 2, Jamie Galloway, At Large - President, Mark Chadwick, Region 6, - Vice President, Brad Britten, At Large - Secretary, Martin Richey, At Large - Treasurer, James Cardoza, Region 3 and Justin Bunch, Region 4.

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President's Message

Fall 2022

Dear EMAT Members,

We have been up to a lot at EMAT and we are focused on adding value to your membership.

The 2022 Symposium was a success with over 300 attendees and 30 vendors in attendance. Congratulation to Patrice Reisen, Jim Coles and the symposium committee for a job well done. Planning for the 2023 Symposium is also underway...

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EMAT Board of Director's Spotlight

Mark Chadwick, CEM, TEM

Mark Chadwick currently serves as on the Board of Directors and as the Vice President for the Emergency Management Association of Texas (EMAT) and is a member of the Awards Committee and Symposium Committee. Mark has served over 36 years in law enforcement, faith-based disaster relief, paid staff for the American Red Cross, and in city and county Emergency Management...Read More 


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The Emergency Management Association of Texas is dedicated to the advancement of the field of emergency management both statewide and nationally. To that end, EMAT engages in an array of efforts to advance a statewide emergency management agenda and to promote the professional growth of the emergency management practitioner.


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