Metropolitan Emergency Managers Committee

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The Metropolitan Emergency Managers Committee serves as a forum for local emergency managers to discuss and resolve regional issues, problems, projects and activities related to all-hazards emergency management. The MEMC's mission is to foster coordination, communication and cooperation among local emergency management and allied organizations through the development of policies, procedures, educational programs and resource materials related to all-hazards emergency management.

Next Meeting


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June 13, 2024 | 01:00 pm
MARC offices, 600 Broadway, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64105

This committee typically meets on the second Thursday of every month at 1 p.m.


Chair: Justin Crane, Cass County, Missouri, Emergency Management

Vice-Chair: Dan Robeson, Johnson County, Kansas, Emergency Management

MARC Staff Contact

Erin Lynch

Current Priorities

  • Convene local emergency managers for communication and the coordination of emergency management regional opportunities, strengthen partnerships between emergency management agencies, identify needs and outline strategies to address identified needs and make recommendations for investments.
  • Oversee the Metropolitan Emergency Radio System (MERS) and regional use of WebEOC.
  • Maintain support for regional public education and outreach programs, including Project Community Alert and Prepare Metro KC website and events and other efforts to reach the public and promote disaster preparedness. Develop and execute Internet, print, radio public education campaigns. 
  • Support local CERT programs.
  • Support the Medical Reserve Corps with organizational assistance and training to prepare volunteers to support local public health agencies and emergency management.
  • Oversee the Integrated Warning Team Task Force.