Emergency Management Council

The Emergency Management Council (EMC) includes a County Commissioner, the Mayors of Bremerton, Port Orchard, Poulsbo, and an elected representative from Bainbridge Island. The EMC reviews actions taken by the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management (KCDEM), makes recommendations, and approves funding for the department.  The EMC acts as the Policy Group over the Emergency Operations Center.

Public meetings are held quarterly and are currently viewable via Zoom.

Once normal operations resume, the EMC will meet at the Norm Dicks Government Center in Bremerton.

Special meetings are called by the KCDEM Director or by the Council Chair when needed.

2023 EMC Board

  • Bremerton Mayor
    Greg Wheeler, Council Vice-Chair 

  • Bainbridge Island Elected Representative
    Joe Deets 

  • Kitsap County Commissioner
    Robert Gelder, Dist 1

  • Poulsbo Mayor
    Becky Erickson

  • Port Orchard Mayor
    Rob Putaansuu, Council Chair

EMC Meetings

Check for upcoming events

January 3, 2030 @ 8:00 am

Find information on upcoming events here.

EMC Meeting January 3, 2023

EMC Meeting Notice 01.03.2023 EM Council Agenda 010323 EMC Meeting Packet 01.03.2023 You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Jan 3, 2023 01:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Topic: Jan 3, 2023 DEM [...]

EMC Meeting 11/1 Agenda & Executive Summary

The Kitsap County Emergency Management Council (EMC)  Meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where: Norm Dicks Government Center, 345 6th St, Bremerton, WA 98337 (This meeting [...]

Special EMC Meeting 10/20 Notice & Agenda

EMC Meeting Notice 10.20.2022 - EM Council Agenda 20th October 2022     The Kitsap County Emergency Management Council (EMC) Special Meeting will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2022 from 9:30AM-10:30AM* Topic:  Appointment of an [...]

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