EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
M. Buckley is the Director of the Emergency Management Agency. The Director is a full-time position developing an efficient and effective disaster prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery system for Johnson County. She directs the emergency management organization and is principal adviser for the County Board and to the City/Village councils in disaster matters.
THE EMA DIRECTOR SHALL:
Promote the accomplishment of the major objectives of the emergency management program of Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery within the county to include: Protecting Life, Save Lives and Property, Support Recovery, Achieve Emergency Operations Capability, and Provide Support.
Be responsible for the day-to-day administration and operation of the agency under the overall direction of the County Board. This includes all work related to disaster management and the management of hazardous materials.
Be responsible for the promulgation and maintenance of the Local Emergency Operations Plan for the County and all of the LEOP annexes including hazardous materials. Is responsible for assigning new 911 addresses for the county.