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Training

 

The Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Association (LEPA) is a non-profit statewide organization of emergency preparedness and response practitioners with the common goal of improving public safety in emergencies. LEPA was formed in 1980 by a group of local civil defense directors who recognized the need to expand and incorporate personnel in emergency service organizations into a cohesive and productive association.

 

  • LEPA MISSION: To provide support and leadership to advance public safety. 

  • STRATEGIES TO FULFILL MISSION:  Clickhere for strategies.

  •  BYLAWS:For a printable copy of the Bylaws, click here.

2015 LEPA/GOHSEP ANNUAL WORKSHOP

SAVE THE DATE

MAY 4-7, 2015

LAKE CHARLES , LA

 

2015 LEPA/GOHSEP Workshop Call for Presentations

 

Terrorism: How it can affect your Community, Business and Industry  

We invite interested LEPA members and Emergency Management Officials to submit proposals for presentation at the 2015 LEPA/GOHSEP Annual Workshop.  Presentations should be prepared for a minimum of 60 minutes, including time for questions and answers.

 

Proposals will be evaluated on the relevance to the theme of the conference, clarity, potential value to conference attendees, and speaker's expertise and knowledge. You will be notified by Friday February 6, 2015 if your presentation has been accepted.

 

Unless special arrangements are made at the time of speaker agreements, LEPA/GOHSEP does not reimburse speaker expenses. Workshop and session speakers who also plan to attend the conference activities are expected to pay a reduced registration fee. This includes pre-conference sessions and certification programs.

 

Click HERE to submit a presentation proposal.  

Please submit your proposals no later than Friday January 2, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you to the 2014 LEPA/GOHSEP Workshop Sponsors

 

Platinum Sponsors

LSU Stephenson Disaster Management Institute

 

Gold Sponsors

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners

Shell Pipeline Company LP

 

Silver Sponsors

Grannys Alliance Holding’s, Inc.

OMI Environmental Solutions

 

Bronze Sponsors

Witt O’Brien’s

 

 

 

WHAT IS LEPA?

The Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Association (LEPA) is a non-profit, statewide organization of

emergency preparedness and response practitioners with the common goal of improving public safety in

emergencies. LEPA was formed in 1980 by a group of local civil defense directors who recognized the need to expand and incorporate personnel in emergency service organizations into a cohesive and productive  association

 

LEPA MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

NETWORKING

One of the most important benefits of joining LEPA is networking with other members, who are among the top professionals in the field of emergency management.

 

NEWS AND INFORMATION

LEPA's website (www.lepa.org) features emergency management reports, Association activities, workshop information, legislative issues, an upcoming training and events calendar, and related articles.

 

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

LEPA Members are permitted a free copy of the latest membership listing.

 

MEMBERSHIP CERTIFICATE

New members are provided a LEPA Member Certificate suitable for framing and an ID card.

 

BECOME A LEPA MEMBER TODAY

Membership is open to anyone involved in emergency preparedness, Homeland Security or response activities. Individuals with local, parish (county), state and federal government agencies, business and industry,and volunteer organizations are eligible to join. LEPA’s strength relies on a broad-based membership of individuals dedicated to emergency preparedness. 

 

Click HERE to Join LEPA

 

 

LEM  PROGRAM

The Louisiana Emergency Manager (LEM) certification is an indicator of experience, hard work, continuing education, and dedication in the field of emergency management.  It is  an indicator of how dedicated an individual is to his or her profession.  Obtaining certification as an LEM proves that an emergency manager is familiar with and can accomplish the goals and objectives of a comprehensive emergency management program in the State of Louisiana.  The Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Association (LEPA) developed, sponsors, and administers this certification program. 

 

Click HERE for Additonal Information on the LEM Certification