Background: The Ontario Association of Emergency Managers (OAEM) Student Awards were created to showcase the upcoming talent we have within our growing emergency management community. The criteria sought after for the OAEM Student Awards are as follows: high academic excellence, volunteerism, a high level of enthusiasm and interest in emergency management field and contributions to… Continue reading

The results are in!!  Here is the leadership team and incoming Board for 2017-2018. Thanks to everyone who volunteered and looking forward to big things in the coming year.   OAEM Leadership Team for 2017 -18 President Mike O’Brien Vice- President Amber Rushton Secretary / Communications Paul Ha ssanally… Treasurer Katie Subbotina (math degree!) Education… Continue reading

Registration is now open for our conference and annual general meeting. We have a diverse list of speakers and subject matter experts lined up from the public sector, private sector, NGOs and more. May 11 & 12, 2017 – Burlington, ON Keynote Speakers: Stephanie Durand -Public Safety Canada/Government of Canada Michael J. Morton -Director, Emergency… Continue reading

By Catherine Kenny, DEMSA Academic Liaison The next cohort of emergency managers had an opportunity to get their feet wet earlier this month. On March 12 and 13, 21 professionals and students—both undergraduate and graduate—from emergency management programs at Sheridan College and York University successfully completed IMS 200: Basic Incident Management System. The event was… Continue reading