Welcome to the Illinois Emergency Services Management Association website. Our goal for this site is to provide the best possible online information sharing platform to support our members and local emergency managers throughout the State of Illinois. Please take advantage of the many useful items contained within the site and your IESMA member login section.

IESMA is the voice of local emergency management in Illinois. Since 1965 it has been our mission to coordinate the efforts of our members in a common cause to help protect the lives and property of those we serve. Should you require any additional information that is not contained on this website, please contact your IESMA Regional Vice President or a member of our Executive Staff.

I truly hope you find this site beneficial and we look forward to serving you for many years to come.

Curtis Hawk
IESMA President


The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

Millions of people will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:15 a.m. on October 15th, 2015 during Great Central US ShakeOut Earthquake Drill!

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

SIEC Releases Communications Rules for Use and Programming for Interoperable Channels

The purpose of the document is to provide general information about the State of Illinois Public Safety Interoperable channels.

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

FirstNet LTE Basic Concepts

FirstNet and the PSCR have coordinated to develop a two-part video tutorial to explain some of the key concepts of this critical NPSBN feature. The first video focuses on the basic Long Term Evolution (LTE) concepts of this feature.

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Monday, July 13, 2015

IL-IMT and EMAT Power Point Presentation

EMAT and IL-IMT have developed a presentation that assists in defining the teams, what they do and how to utilize their services.

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Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Hazard & Functional Cards Available

IESMA has joined with the IEMA Strategic Planning Cell to announce the availability of additional resources for local emergency management. Click on the story to learn more!

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

FirstNet Aims to Collect County Data

Check out the latest information on FirstNet.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015




Coming Events

IESMA Executive Board Meeting
Curtis Hawk
November meeting of the IESMA Executive Board

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IESMA Executive Board Meeting
Curtis Hawk
February meeting of the IESMA Executive Board

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