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International Association of Emergency Managers
IAEM brings together emergency managers and disaster response professionals from all levels of government, as well as the military, the private sector and volunteer organizations around the world. The purpose of IAEM is to serve the emergency manager by:
Encouraging the development of disaster resistant communities to reduce the effect of disasters on life and property.
Providing a forum for creative and innovative problem solving on emergency management issues.
Maintaining and expanding standards for emergency management programs and professionals.
Fostering informed decision-making on public policy in the emergency management arena.
Acting as a clearinghouse for information on comprehensive management issues.
The mission of IAEM is to advance the profession by promoting the principles of emergency management; to serve its members by providing information, networking and professional development opportunities; and to advance the emergency management profession.
IAEM is an organization that actively promotes professionalism to ensure public confidence in emergency management and will demonstrate the highest levels of non-partisan professionalism and quality in everything it does.
IAEM Emergency Manager Credential (AEM®/CEM®)
IAEM certification is a valued recognition of excellence earned by those who demonstrate a strong understanding of comprehensive emergency management.
Emergency Management Jobs Board
The IAEM Jobs Board provides information about professional job opportunities in emergency management for individuals and helps departments fill open positions.
EM Professional Development
IAEM provides an Annual Conference, Council and Regional Conferences, as well as specific subject-matter webinars and Think Tanks to enhance knowledge in the EM field.