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13th Annual EMAT Symposium

February 23-26, 2020

The Emergency Management Association of Texas (EMAT) is now accepting proposals for the 13th Annual EMAT Leadership Symposium.

Presentations that focus on current issues, lessons learned, creative/best practices, and participant interaction are strongly encouraged and will be given preference. Multiple submissions are welcome.

- Download guidlines for submitting presentations.

Watch our first EMAT Webinar, Active Shooter response

Click here to download the powerpoint.

President's Message

October 2019

Francisco Sanchez, TEM, - President

We need your help!
We are glad to announce that Mistie Gardner has joined the EMAT Board of Directors to represent Region 1. Her experience, leadership and energy will be a great asset to the organization and our members. There are other opportunities aside from the board to contribute to both EMAT, the profession...Read More


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EMAT Board of Director's Spotlight

Steve Rosa

Steve Rosa currently serves as the Emergency Management Coordinator for Brazoria County.

Steve have worked at Brazoria County for 14 years, starting as the Strategic National Stockpile Coordinator in the Bio-Terrorism division of the health department for 3 years. He then accepted the position of Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator and held that position for 3 years. In 2010 he was...

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FEMA 2018 – 2022 Strategic Plan

On March 15, 2018, FEMA released its 2018 – 2022 Strategic Plan, designed to create a shared vision for emergency management and create a path forward to unify and further professionalize emergency management across our nation.

Click here for the link to the 2018-2022 Strategic Plan

About EMAT

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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