Director Attends G-271V Course on Hazardous Weather & Flooding Preparedness

In our ongoing effort to increase situational awareness, Camden County’s EMD Sam Henley is attending the G-271V Course on Hazardous Weather & Flooding Preparedness. This course provides training for local and state emergency managers who respond to hazardous weather events, while promoting partnership and coordination between the National Weather Service (NWS) and emergency managers. TheContinue reading “Director Attends G-271V Course on Hazardous Weather & Flooding Preparedness”

An Update from the Director

Greetings, all! Sam here! We’re working hard to fill the position of Deputy Director! We’ve completed the first round of interviews and we’re moving certain individuals forward to the second stage of the process. It will take a week or two to complete the next stage and then we hope to give our new DeputyContinue reading “An Update from the Director”

An Update from the Director!

Greetings, all! Sam here! Another whirlwind week is coming to an end (okay, not really) and I wanted to update you all on the work we have accomplished this week! On Monday, we met with a church group who was interested in becoming an emergency shelter in case of a large scale emergency. They haveContinue reading “An Update from the Director!”

An Update from the Director!

Greetings, all! Sam here! Since my appointment as Director of the EMA on August 2, 2021, I have hit the ground running! My first week looked like this: Meeting in Moberly with a fellow Emergency Management Director (EMD), CPR/AED/First Aid training with the Camden County Health Department (THANK YOU, KATIE!), Background check information for myselfContinue reading “An Update from the Director!”

Deputy Director Appointed as New Director of EMA!

A message from Director Rod Sederwall: I have spent the last 7 months as the Director of Camden County EMA. It has truly opened my eyes to a new world of First Responders. Not in the immediate response to the scene as I have done for the last 41 years but as one who getsContinue reading “Deputy Director Appointed as New Director of EMA!”

Upcoming CERT Training Class for the Public!

Greetings, all! Sam here! We are hard at work putting the final touches on the upcoming training schedule for our FREE Community Emergency Response Team Basic 20-hour Training Class. One of the biggest things missing? YOU. We are arranging to have dinner provided to the trainees and trainers, free of charge. We are running theContinue reading “Upcoming CERT Training Class for the Public!”

Inaugural Volunteer Awards Program Luncheon

Greetings, all! Sam here! We are working hard to get the EMA’s new Volunteer Awards Program up off the ground and our first successful luncheon was held for the Camden County, MO CERT members who assisted with the Mass Vaccination Event held on March 7 with the Health Department, Hospital, National Guard, and more atContinue reading “Inaugural Volunteer Awards Program Luncheon”