Congratulations, Assistant Lisa Bergrud, on completing the National Emergency Management Basic Academy (NEMBA). Students from Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri participated. The Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) coordinated with FEMA – EMI to offer the National Emergency Management Basic Academy to Missouri and our regional partners allowing eight students to complete the academy this week.
Clay County MO Sheriff Emergency Management Specialist Poelzl for passing the Unmanned Aircraft General exam this morning!!!
It is another great day for an EXERCISE! Specialist Poelzl spent the morning with community partners at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport working through emergency scenarios. The more we train the better prepared we are to serve our Clay County residents and our region.
It was a great day for an EXERCISE!!! Shoutout to the North Kansas City Hospital & Meritas Health staff and community partners for exercising a mass casualty incident this morning.
Great role playing from the Northland Caps students.
SEMA Regional Coordinators joined the regional partners at the Kansas City Emergency Operations Center to help monitor the NFL Draft. Thanks to all the public safety and emergency management personnel working to make this a safe and successful event for Missouri!
Congratulations, Clay County MO Sheriff Emergency Management Assistant Lisa Bergrud for completing the 40 hour, Foundations of Emergency Management course this week. This course is one of five courses that are required to complete the National Emergency Management Basic Academy (NEMBA).
“The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recognizes the need to tie training programs to an established set of emergency management competencies and to a career development program through a progressive training and education system that includes the entry-level Academy, called the National Emergency Management Basic Academy. Training objectives for this course, Foundations of Emergency Management, are based on the newly established Emergency Manager competencies.” https://training.fema.gov/empp/e101.aspx
Shout out to #CCSOEM Assistant Lisa for coordinating and delivering over 150 weather radios to multiple agencies today! These weather radios were allocated to groups and individuals who are over 65, are a part of a vulnerable population, and individuals with access and functional needs. Great work!
Congratulations to EM Specialist Anne Poelzl on your recent graduation and becoming a Doniphan Leadership Fellow!
The Doniphan Leadership Institute develops leaders for Clay County and the Greater Kansas City area and generates an environment for vision, community transformation, and unity. Doniphan Leadership Institute Fellows are the leaders and visionaries of a dynamic and vibrant Greater Kansas City metropolitan area and business community. https://clayedc.com/archives/2162
CLARITY • CONFIDENCE • COMMUNITY
Chiefs Red Friday February 10, 2023
Would you like to learn more about what we do at the Clay County Sheriff's Office? Apply today for the upcoming session of the Citizens Academy that starts March 8. The class meets from 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays for 10 weeks in the Sheriff's Office Training Room. Participants must be at least 18 years old and able to pass a criminal background check. Applications must be submitted to by March 1, 2022. Contact PR Manager, Sarah Boyd for more information: email@example.com
The Booster Clinic was a great success. All that registered could attend, and we added a few into the schedule. The Emergency Management Team and I appreciate the time and commitment from the Detention Staff, Clay County Public Health Center nurses, Liberty Fire Department, Chief Pete Vanness, and our EM Volunteer/LFD Adam Benson for administering and assisting.
The Clay County Emergency Management team has had so much fun participating in parades over the past few weeks. It has been a great way to meet people and hand out preparedness information.
Yes, we were the group passing out the mini-sized hand sanitizers and moist toilettes for your bags or backpacks. 🙋♀️😁Remember to always #BePrepared and #HaveAPlan #emergencymanagement
Attending the Nashua Elementary School annual 9-11/Patriots Day Ceremony this morning. This mornings ceremony commemorated the 20th anniversary of the attacks. #NeverForget
Commissioners recognize scouts for PPE distribution
Liberty Troop 320 and Gladstone Troop 180 were honored by the Clay County Commission today for their outstanding effort in providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and cleaning supplies to Early Care and Education Providers.
The Scouts and their parents helped to protect 1,915 Clay County children, sorted and delivered over 2,800 boxes, delivered to over 332 local essential workers and volunteered over 346 hours combined.
What an amazing display of community engagement and emergency preparedness. Thank you Troops 320 and 180! #TogetherClay
June 2021 Excelsior Springs Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
Excellent work the past few weeks by Chief Maddick and his crew during the storms, power outage, and flooding. The City of Excelsior Springs and the citizens were an excellent example of what "Whole of Community" resembles. The community joined forces and made sure everyone was able to recover. Our Emergency Management Specialist, Dan Reece and long time volunteer, Deb Napier, assisted Chief Maddick to set up and Emergency Operation Center (EOC).