Apr 10

2015 Educators & Practitioners Summit

Center of Excellence – Homeland Security Emergency Management:

“Honoring the Past … Leaning In To the Future”

Tuesday, June 16, 2015       8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Pierce College—Puyallup Campus at the Arts and Allied Health Building (AAH)

Register www.COE-HSEM.com

Exhibitors or sponsors request an information packet [email protected]

Mar 18

Joel E. Aggergaard Memorial Scholarship

WSEMA Members & Conference Participants:

Our annual conference is scheduled for the September 21-24, 2015, and will be a joint Oregon and Washington conference. Those interested in applying for the scholarship need to complete this form: 2015 WSEMA Joel Aggergaard Scholarship Application

We ask that ALL WSEMA members take the opportunity to support the Joel E. Aggergaard Memorial Scholarship. Your donations of gift baskets, and handmade artwork, jewelry and cultural items, will make a huge impact in the life of a student pursuing an emergency management degree.

If you know what you will be donating, can you please drop a line to our organizing committee which are listed below. Also, if your donation needs to be transported to Vancouver, please let us know: items can be dropped off in the Portland/Vancouver area, Olympia, Camp Murray and Tacoma, or we can try to arrange a pickup at your location if need be.

We appreciate your support! Please help us make 2015 the biggest year yet for the Aggergaard Memorial Scholarship.

Please consider contacting any of the three below to make a donation:

 Jesi Chapin                            Matthew Lieuallen           Jennifer Schaal

[email protected]        [email protected]                     [email protected]

Sean Davis, WSEMA President


Jan 12

2015 Executive Board

The WSEMA Board met on 01/07/2015, those meeting minutes will be posted to the website as soon as they are available.

Your 2015 Board is:

  • Sean Davis, Franklin County ~ President
  • JoAnn Boggs, Pend Oreille County ~ Past-President
  • Jody Woodcock, King County ~ President-Elect
  • Butch Aiken, Asotin County ~ Treasurer
  • Rick Anderson, Stevens County ~ East-Side Representative
  • Jamye Wisecup, Clallam County ~ West-Side Representative
  • Lee Shipman, Shoalwater Bay ~Tribal Nation Liaison
  • Matthew Lieuallen, Ecology and Environment, Inc. ~ Public Sector Representative
  • Scott Heinze, Pierce County ~ Public Sector Representative
  • Ute Weber, City of Tacoma ~ Secretary to the Board

The focus for the 2015 Executive Board will be:

Re-vamping our WSEMA By-Laws and determination of what type of agency we are according to the IRS;

Your Legislative Committee has been hard at work and needs your input. Please complete the short survey they have put together. Survey Direct Link, so they can develop papers/presentations for the state legislators that better represents your agencies’ needs and concerns. This is discussed in the attached Legislative Letter.pdf document.

Please find on our website (wsema.com) and attached, documents from your WSEMA Committees and E-Board.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at:  [email protected] 

Thank you.

Sean Davis, 2015 President

Washington State Emergency Management Association