My First Blog Post as Deputy EMD!

Hello, folks! Rick here! I’d like to take a moment to say hello and introduce myself to you! My name is Rick Bumarch and I’m the new Deputy Director for Camden County, MO Emergency Management Agency. After my time serving in the United States Military Police Corp (Army), I began additional training as a ParamedicContinue reading “My First Blog Post as Deputy EMD!”

Camden County EMA Hosts Virtual CERT Em Comm Training via WebEx TONIGHT 6:30 PM!

Greetings, all! Sam here! Most of you already know how active the Camden County EMA is when it comes to training with the volunteers of the Camden County, MO Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). Tonight, we are hosting our annual Emergency Communications (Em Comm) training via WebEx so we can train in tandem with theContinue reading “Camden County EMA Hosts Virtual CERT Em Comm Training via WebEx TONIGHT 6:30 PM!”

Mass Notification System Update

Greetings, all! Camden County, MO EMA Director Sam Henley here. As many of you may be aware, Camden County EMA has been seeking a replacement for the county’s mass notification system, Nixle, due to failures in the delivery of some vital notifications and other issues. As of the Camden County Commission meeting this morning beginningContinue reading “Mass Notification System Update”

Camden County Emergency Plans

Greetings, all! Sam here! We have renamed our LEOP page to better fit with ALL of the plans listed there! NEWLY ADDED: Camden County Winter Weather Emergency Action Plan 2022This plan was last updated in February 2011, so we picked it up, dusted it off, updated it, and re-launched it with lessons learned from ourContinue reading “Camden County Emergency Plans”

Update on New Mass Notification System Effort

Update 2/3/2022 – Camden County Commission Clerk Rowland Todd received three bids by the posted timestamp, two were received after the timestamp and those two will not be considered. Camden County Emergency Management Director Sam Henley is reviewing the three bid proposals and will meet with the Camden County Commission next week to come toContinue reading “Update on New Mass Notification System Effort”

More Partnerships at Work!

We hit the ground running this week already! First thing this morning, EMD Sam Henley met with Corey Leuwerke, Manager of the Camdenton Memorial-Lake Regional Airport. Corey was previously unable to attend last year’s Local Emergency Operations Plan meetings (because he is also a full-time pilot!), but he was able to squeeze in a meetingContinue reading “More Partnerships at Work!”

EMA Completes Another Severe Weather Preparedness Walkthrough!

2022 is starting off with some REALLY fantastic public outreach efforts and we have received invitations from local businesses to help them with severe weather preparedness for their employees, homeowners, and customers! Today, Director Sam Henley met with Della Miller, owner of Missouri Association Management, LLC, which manages 10 properties in Camden and Miller Counties.Continue reading “EMA Completes Another Severe Weather Preparedness Walkthrough!”

EMA’s 2022-2024 Strategic Plan Released!

Greetings, all! Sam here! Some time ago, our brethren up at Boone County Office of Emergency Management came up with a 2022-2024 Strategic Plan for their office. We loved the SMART goals the plan laid out, so we decided to tailor it to fit Camden County’s needs! You can find the plan on our LEOPContinue reading “EMA’s 2022-2024 Strategic Plan Released!”