Emergency Management Assistance Team (EMAT) members are individuals providing volunteer management functions. EMAT members come from a variety of backgrounds such as:
Business and civic leaders who have managed large groups of individuals
Active EMAT Members
Joseph D. Cross-Graves
EMAT members support local Emergency Operations Centers during emergencies.
EMAT members must become a registered volunteer emergency worker with KCDEM. Other requirements may apply.
Participants in EMAT contribute only if:
- They see to their own safety, family safety , and personal property concerns first.
- Enrollment with the Kitsap Department of Emergency Management (KCDEM) happens before a mission.
- Advanced understanding of their program happens first.
- They are assigned a mission number.
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