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Why Join EMAT?


EMAT members enjoy the following benefits:


  • Opportunities to network and collaborate with other emergency management professionals across Tennessee

  • Access to best practices and lessons learned

Professional Development & Training

  • Leadership development opportunities by actively serving on EMAT Committees

  • EMAT hosts an Annual Training Conference that is developed and lead by many subject matter experts in emergency management, public safety and healthcare fields

  • Access to online resource library containing links to emergency management toolkits, articles, and grant information

  • Collaboration with TEMA for access to a variety of training opportunities for emergency managers, first responders and other public safety related disciplines

Legislative Activities

  • Monitoring of state and federal legislation and regulations, as well as activities, trends and other issues affecting the emergency management and public safety communities

  • Collaboration with TEMA and other emergency management organizations to encourage leadership development, promote professionalism and support strategic planning for the future of emergency management

Recognition / Awards

  • EMAT conducts an Annual award and recognition program for local and state emergency managers and those who serve in the emergency services field who exhibit outstanding support and leadership to our local emergency management agencies and their communities.

  • Recognition of innovative programs and excellence in emergency management.

Certification and Recognition Programs

  • EMAT provides a tiered Emergency Manager Certification program

  • EMAT in coordination with TEMA provides a tiered Instructor Level Recognition program

Do you want to make a difference today and help shape the future of emergency management?

Then we need you on our team, join EMAT today!



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