PURPOSE: To evaluate and accredit higher education programs in emergency management and homeland security disciplines.
MISSION: To serve the emergency management and homeland security communities by promoting the highest academic standards for educational institutions through an accreditation program that ensures high quality curriculum and instruction and continually advances the quality of education within the field.
VISION: To advance, endorse and facilitate quality emergency management and homeland security disciplines in higher education through an evaluative accrediting process that will strengthen and contribute to the professions and promote public and community resilience.
Board and Officers:
President: Larry A. Porter, Ph.D, CEM©
EM VP: Steve Jensen, Ph.D.
HS VP: Jim Ramsay, Ph.D., MA, CSP, FASSP
Secretary: Valerie Lucus-McEwen, MS, CEM© , CBCP
Past President: Daryl L. Spiewak, CEM© , TEM, MEP
Assessment Manager: Landon Densley, M.A., CEM©
Assessor Manager: Sandy Smith, RN, Ph.D.
Marketing Manager: Vacant
Board of Directors
Dee Dee Bennett, Ph.D.
Emily Bentley, J.D.
Kathy L. Francis, MS, CEM© , MDPEMP
Kay C. Goss, CEM©
Linda Kiltz, Ph.D.
Irmak Renda-Tanali, D.Sc.,MBA, ABCP, APP
Daryl L. Spiewak, CEM© , TEM, MEP
Richard Sylves, Ph.D.
Derin Ural, Ph.D.
Stacy Willett, Ph.D.
Epsilon Pi Phi Honor Society ()
Executive Director: Jamie Stacy, Ph.D.