Awards and Recognition
The awards and recognition blog highlights awards given to OAEM members by OAEM or other recognized organizations. Add links to recognition program description and to awards and recognition committee.
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2013 ANNUAL CANADIAN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS CONTINUITY AWARDS
After 20 years as Canada's leading advocate for disaster resilience, the Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness has passed the torch to a new champion of emergency management and public safety: the Emergency Management and Public Safety Institute at Centennial College. Among the many responsibilities EMPSI has inherited, the Institute is committed to preserving the Centre's emergency management and business continuity awards, which are presented annually at the World Conference and Disaster…
The U.S. Department of Education (ED)'s Office of Safe and Healthy Students', OSHS, (formerly the Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, OSDFS) Center for School Preparedness (CSP) provides support, resources, and training to support school emergency management efforts for local educational agencies (LEAs) and institutions of higher education (IHEs). The REMS Technical Assistance Center's primary goal is to support schools, school districts, and institutions of higher education in school emergency management, including the development and implementation of comprehensive all-hazards emergency management plans.
Unfortunately, in Canada there is not an organization (Government or otherwise) that focuses on EM and using it in the context of K - 12, colleges and universities and shares this info/expertise for free.
This organization provides great resources for the K - university groups. All the examples, slide shows, etc are explained in the context of education, making EM easier to understand for non-EM folks.
Check out the website - http://rems.ed.gov/
If you are looking to have a conversation for…
See the attachments for lists of the 2012 Ontario Municipal Management Institute - Certified Municipal Manager accreditation enhancements.
Two years ago former OAEM president Brian Hook passed away. Brian was passionate about emergency management and was a tireless advocate for the profession. As OAEM President he worked diligently providing useful services to its members, and to fulfill the OAEM mission of promoting, supporting and enhancing the profession of emergency management in Ontario. In 2011 the OAEM looked to honour his memory and legacy by establishing the Brian Hook Memorial Award which is presented each year to a…
Congratulations to our members who received CMM designations with the OAEM (Specialist or Professional) enhancements.
See the attached list for details.
"A very valuable opportunity to discuss fundamental EM issues, with the freedom to slay giants if we wished."-Richard Kinchlea, BA, FAcEM, ABCP, Director of Operations at the Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness”
The Disaster Science Fellowship is a global, online 1-year intensive graduate-level learning program where participants read and discuss the most important books in emergency management, based on the Emergency Management Graduate Body of Knowledge (FEMA), books representing the core knowledge of the emergency management field, as selected by hundreds of emergency management professors from around the world at the Federal Emergency Management Agency Higher Education Conference. It is designed…