EMSI Participates in the All-Hazards IMT Association Training and Education Symposium

Continuing to build the emergency management community, EMSI recently participated in the annual All-Hazards Incident Management Team Association(AHIMTA) Training and Education Symposium in Denver, CO, which was attended by nearly 500 all-hazards incident management professionals.  As part of the conference, EMSI provided an ICS-310 Incident Commander course for attendees.  Nearly 20 students participated in the course, from a myriad of agencies including:

  • Aspen (CO) Police Department
  • Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM)
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Minnesota Department of Corrections
  • Boulder (CO) Police Department
  • Brevard County (FL) Fire Rescue
  • Coconino County (AZ) Sheriff’s Office
  • Union County (PA) Public Safety
  • Richmond (VA) Police Department
  • Philippines Office of Civil Defense

Taught by three of EMSI’s Type 1 Incident Commanders, including Ross Holloway and Virginia Kammer,  the course topics included:

  • Incident Commander Roles and Responsibilities
  • Initial Response Activities
  • Staffing and Organizing
  • Relationships and Interactions with Staff and Other Stakeholders
  • Executive Level Interactions
  • Command’s Direction
  • Incident Leadership
  • Meetings, Briefings, and Support Activities
  • IAP Review and Approval
  • Executing the IAP and Assessing Progress
  • External Coordination
  • Transitioning and Demobilization

As a Diamond Sponsor of the AHIMTA Training and Education Symposium, EMSI was proud to participate in this conference and support the AHIMTA.  Founded as a forum for the once fledgling Type 3 All-Hazard IMT community, the AHIMT Association was incorporated in December 2010 and now boasts of over 600 members.  The Association serves as the voice of the Type 3 All-Hazards IMT community and assists the community by coordinating the development of standards and All-Hazards incident management guidance.

EMSI is a premier all-hazards, full-service, multi-discipline incident management and emergency management services and solutions provider specializing in all aspects of incident management and emergency management including training, exercises, response, and consulting.  Comprised of national and international all-risk, all-hazard response experts, EMSI’s seasoned cadre brings a unique background and perspective in dealing with incident and responder needs at every level of government and industry, to include the international community.  Since inception in 2000, EMSI has played a major role in helping government and industry clients alike, prepare, train, and respond to emergencies of any cause or size.  EMSI has proven experience in helping various local, state, national, international, and private sector entities with their incident management and emergency management programs.