Kitsap County Local Emergency Planning CommitteeDave Rasmussen2023-09-06T09:40:54-08:00
Kitsap County Local Emergency Planning Committee Resource Page
What is a Local Emergency Planning Committee?
The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is a federally mandated, state supervised entity. The role of the LEPC is to form a partnership with local governments and industries as a resource for enhancing hazardous materials preparedness. The LEPC is responsible for developing emergency response plan(s), reviewing those plans regularly, and providing information related to hazardous materials within the community to the residents of that community.
The Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management (KCDEM) Local Emergency Planning Committee is organized to fulfill the requirements of the federal regulations regarding Title III of the Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act (SARA) of 1986 with the primary object to enhance the protection of the community and the environment from hazardous materials incidents through planning, preparation and communication between a diverse membership of citizens, businesses and government agencies.
LEPC Officers Elected
The Local Emergency Planning Committee officers were elected at the April 11, 2023 Meeting. The following officers were elected unanimously:
Chairman Ryan Madison, Assistant Chief at Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue
Vice Chairman Dustin Rodriques, Safety & Security Training Administrator at Kitsap Transit
Secretary/Treasurer James Mjor, Captain at Washington State Patrol
Additional biographical information on the LEPC officers can be found here.
Participating Agencies & Organizations
Agencies and organizations participating in the LEPC include: