The Emergency Management Association of Tennessee (EMAT) is a professional association open to all persons involved in the planning for, mitigation of, response to, and recovery from natural and man-made disasters in the state of Tennessee.  EMAT functions as a liaison among local, state, and federal governments and agencies for the purpose of promoting an organized and harmonious emergency management program. It promotes channels of communications, encouragement, and support for emergency management workers across the state. The association also fosters educational and training programs designed to increase the efficiency and capabilities of those engaged in emergency planning, mitigation, response and recovery efforts in Tennessee. Additional elements of the EMAT mission are:

  • To promote adequate channels of communications and mutual aid for emergency management between the political subdivisions.
  • To encourage, support, and assist industry in its participation of the emergency management effort in the State of Tennessee.
  • To increase the awareness of the public, and especially persons in positions of responsibility, of the constant threat of natural or man-made disasters.
  • To elevate and disseminate the experiences, judgments, and actions of those specialists trained in, and responsible for, emergency management activities.

Click HERE for additional reasons to join EMAT.

Annual Membership:  $55.00.   With membership you get:

  • Discount on the annual workshop and access to additional training opportunities sponsored by EMAT.
  • Opportunity to participate in the Certified Emergency Management Program.
  • Networking opportunities and access to a diverse group of emergency management experts.

There are three convenient ways to join:

  1. Register Online by going to the EMAT Store and selecting "Annual EMAT Dues. "
  2. Email: [email protected]
  3. U.S. Mail (choose one): Download this form   * fill it on your computer screen and print it, or Download this form** print it and fill it out by hand

Mail with payment to:
226 Anne Dallas Dudley Blvd. Suite 700
Nashville, TN 37219

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