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.

Ron Graziano
IESMA President


IESMA Training Summit Vendor Registration

Interested in showcasing your business at the upcoming Summit? Click on the link for more info!

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Friday, February 09, 2018

Remembering Director James Lutz

Remembering James Lutz, Grundy County EMA

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Monday, February 05, 2018

Joseph Klinger Retires from IEMA, Ricker Appointed Acting Director

Former Chief of Staff Jennifer Ricker has been appointed acting Director of IEMA.

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

James K. Joseph Appointed FEMA Region 5 Administrator

James K. Joseph, recently appointed as regional administrator of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), began his service on Monday, November 13. As Region V’s administrator, Joseph will oversee a six-state region that includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

SWIC Releases FirstNet Educational Video

Click here to view the new video.

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Friday, September 30, 2016

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


Coming Events

2018 IESMA Training Summit
04/23/18 - 04/27/18
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