Welcome to the membership section of the web site. The IESMA consist of a large collaborative network of Emergency Management Professionals throughout the State of Illinois. Membership in IESMA opens the door of a large networking platform that supports the sharing of information regarding planning, response, recovery and mitigation. Membership also enjoys the benefits of funding opportunities, additional training, mutual aid from Emergency Management Assistance Teams and cached generators located throughout the State of Illinois. IESMA now has a 24 hour dispatch center with on call duty officers to assist any mutual aid requests from our membership.

IESMA is engaged with a robust public relations campaign and legislative liaisons. IESMA believes in strong collaborative partnerships with other response agencies and organizations in order to protect the citizens we all serve.

We welcome you to become part of team the hundreds of Emergency Management Professionals of the Illinois Emergency Services Management Association.

Membership Sponsors

Members of IESMA must provide supplemental sponsor information and verification of your membership status in accordance with the IESMA Bylaws and Policy & Procedures. You will still need to register your membership via this website (see below New Membership/Membership Renewal). Please download the Sponsor Form available below. The form should be utilized to provide documentation to support your membership application to IESMA. IESMA Membership category descriptions are listed when you complete your membership registration via the IESMA website. Delegate members must present their official appointment card, letter of appointment, or this membership form signed and authorized by the Jurisdiction’s Chief Elected Official. All other membership categories can submit a letter of sponsorship from a Delegate member or utilize the sponsorship section provided on the form. Please send your updated form to the address listed on the form or via e-mail to Nancy Schilling at

IESMA Membership Sponsor Form

New Memberships

Thank you for considering membership with IESMA! Join the voice of Emergency Management today by accessing our online membership system for NEW memberships by clicking HERE

Renew Your Membership

To renew your current or past IESMA membership, log into to the membership section of the website using your username and password and select the membership billing section.