Composition of the Certification Executive Committee

The Certification Executive Committee provides management and oversight of the Certification Commission, and reports to the IAEM-USA Board of Directors. It is composed of a chair, two vice chairs and two at-large members. These seats are annual terms. The Certification Commission as a whole nominates the chair and two at-large members. One vice chair is nominated by the USA, Canadian, Latin American, and International Commissioners, and the other vice chair is nominated by the Asian, Oceania, and European Commissioners. All Certification Executive Committee members must hold a current CEM certification.

Chair

Keith Dowler, MA, CEM, CBCP
System Director
Office of Emergency Management and Business Continuity
Inova Health System
Falls Church, Virginia
703-289-8626
Keith.Dowler@inova.org 
(completing term 12/31/18)

Vice Chairs

Valerie Lucus-McEwen, CEM, CBCP
Las Vegas, NV
530-908-7509
vjlm55@gmail.com 
(completing term 12/31/18)

Ian J. Carlton, CEM
Regional Officer Emergency Management
Victoria State Emergency Service
Bell Park (Geelong), Victoria, Australia
0400512115
ian.carlton@ses.vic.gov.au 
(completing term 12/31/18)

Members-at-Large

Nicholas de Rozario, CEM
Fire Management Officer
SA Department of Environment
Adelaide SA, Australia
61411052833
nderozario@gmail.com 
(completing term 12/31/18)

Thomas D. Ignelzi, CEM, CCM, LEM
Vice President of Plans & Training
Ebbert and Associates
Metairie, LA
504-416-7752
tomignelzi@gmail.com
(completing term 12/31/19)

Ex-Officio

Board Liaison
Lanita Lloyd, CEM
Georgia Divisional Emergency Disaster Services Director
The Salvation Army
Villa Rica, GA
lanitalloyd@gmail.com

Staff Liaison
Kate McClimans
Program Manager
International Association of Emergency Managers
201 Park Washington Court
Falls Church, VA 22046-4527
(703) 538-1795; F: (703) 241-5603
kmcclimans@iaem.com

 

 

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