The EMAT Annual Awards Program recognizes the achievements and hard work of the individuals, organizations and jurisdictions that have made exceptional efforts to further the field of emergency management and to ensure a whole community approach to preventing, preparing for, mitigating against, responding to and recovering from disasters.
The 2021 EMAT Awards are going virtual as part of the 14th Annual EMAT Symposium. A live, virtual awards show will announce the winners. Award nominations open late October and close on Friday January 22, 2021.
Descriptions for each award category can be found HERE. There are two new award categories this year:
All award nominations must be submitted ONLINE using this NEW FORM. You will have the opportunity to upload supporting files with your nomination. Only complete, on-time nominations will be accepted. No self-nominations will be accepted.
For questions on the award nominations process, please contact the Awards Committee Chair: Brian Murray.
COMMUNITY SERVICE | Eric Quellar
Bexar County CERT | Stop the Bleed | Region 6
EXCellence in emergency management | nassau bay
Flood Mitigation & Home Elevation Project | Region 2
Outstanding Public information | american red Cross & Deaf Link
Pre-recorded Video Interpretation Project | Region 2
distinguished service | patrick repman
EMAT Board Member | Region 4
Lifetime Achievement | Charles "Jeff" Galyean
EMC, City of Seabrook | Region 2
President's Award | Brenda Vermillion
Retired, Former EMC, Carson County | Region 5
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.