2014 Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors!


Hazmat Training Day


Lanyard Sponsor

LEM Certification

LEPA Membership


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.

2014 LEPA/GOHSEP Annual Workshop registration

Join us May 5-8, 2014

 L'Auberge du Lac in Lake Charles, Louisiana.


 Click HERE to register now!

Click HERE to view the full brochure and agenda

(this includes a printable registration form)


2014 Sessions Include

Louisiana recap - "Wintry Mix"

Preliminary Damage Assessment App

National Weather Service

LA One Call –  Protecting Louisiana’s Underground & Submerged Utilities

Piepeline Awareness


2014 Events will include  

Golf Tournament

Exhibit Hall

LEPA Awards/ Membership Dinner  

Thursday Haz Mat training day (to be held on Thursday May 8, 2014)

Planning 101 (Details coming soon)



Don't miss the first  LEPA/Industry Day on  Wednesday May 7th, 2014  

Topics Will Include

What Does Business and Industry need from the Emergency Management Community? SDMI-Survey Results

The Local Sector View

Public-Private Partnership from the Federal Perspective 

Public-Private Sector Afternoon Exercise

Initiatives and Best Practices



2014 LEPA Annual Workshop Exhibitor Registration

May 5-8, 2014


Tentative Exhibit Schedule:

Exhibit Setup               2:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Monday, May 5, 2014

Exhibits Open              11:00 am to 4:00 pm, Tuesday, May 6, 2014, and 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Exhibits Breakdown     3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Wednesday, May 7, 2014


The Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Association (LEPA) invites you to attend the 35th Annual LEPA/GOHSEP (Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness) Workshop with emergency preparedness personnel from all over Louisiana.  This year’s workshop will be held May 5-8, 2014, at the L’Auberge du Lac Casino Resort in Lake Charles, Louisiana.  This is an excellent business opportunity to gain one-on-one contact with decision makers in the emergency preparedness field from all over Louisiana.  Based on past years, we expect over 200 registrants to attend.


Click HERE for exhibitor registration form


Click HERE to view the current exhibit hall - please contact the LEPA office for specific booth requests.


CLARK SERVICES Audio-Visual & Exhibit, Inc. will be the exhibit company.

P.O Box 91265

Lafayette, LA 70509

Phone: 337-234-5653

The Booths include 8’ back drape & 3’ side drapes. Each booth includes an ID sign, (1) 2’x6’ covered & skirted table, (2) chairs & (1) wastebasket. Other furnishings can be ordered by using the enclosed order forms.

2014 Exhibitor Forms




Join the list of sponsors and contributors for the 35th Annual LEPA/GOHSEP Workshop!


Benefits of sponsorship include printed recognition in the official meeting program, recognition in the newsletter and on the website, recognition of sponsors from the podium at various times during the workshop, and a sign with your company's name and logo at the event.  You will be recognized according to the amount of your donation.  The levels are listed below.


Sponsorship Levels

Platinum Sponsor Level  $2,500.00

Gold Sponsor Level $1,500.00                                        

Silver Sponsor Level $1000.00                                        

Bronze Sponsor Level  $500.00



Sponsorships Include

Golf Tournament

President Reception

Breakfast (2 available )

Morning Break (2 available)

Lunch (2 available)

Afternoon Break (2 available)

Membership Awards Banquet



Click HERE for the Sponsorship Application

Attending the Workshop provides a wonderful opportunity to receive continuing education credits. In your registration

packet, you will find a Workshop Certificate with courses listed on the back. This certificate is your proof of

attendance. If you have questions about using the certificate to submit the Workshop classes for certification or licensure,

please contact the LEPA office.


The Total amount of Continuing Education being offered is 12.50 Hours.



Hazardous Materials Response Training – Operations Refresher

Thursday May 8, 2014

L’auberge Casino Resort




Shell Pipeline


Presentations by

Steve Roberts Paradigm and Randy Jones IES


Tentative Schedule

7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Pipeline Emergency Response

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm  Lunch

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Storage Tank Emergency Response


Hazmat Registration is included with the 2014 conference registration.


Individual Hazmat Day registration includes Thursday May 9th, 2014 registration only.


Please download the registration form for Hazmat Day registration HERE



Monday, May 5, 2014

Tee time  7:30 a.m.

$85 Per Person 

(includes Green Fee, Cart Fee, and Range Balls)


The Annual Golf Classic will take place at L’Auberge du Lac’s Contraband Bayou Golf Club. 

Bring your four person team, or we will assign you to a team.


Click HERE for registration form


Send in registration form by April 18th, 2014, to the LEPA Office



CEM/AEM exam will be offered on May 5 at the LEPA conference in Lake Charles, LA.


Candidates must register for this offering through IAEM directly. There is a certification fee administered by IAEM to sit for the CEM exam ($395 for IAEM members and $595 for non-IAEM members) which must be paid by the deadline date of April 18, 2014.


To register, please visit IAEM’s website here: http://www.iaem.com/page.cfm?p=certification/getting-started/prep-course-exam-dates&lvl=2


L'auberge Casino Resort

Lake Charles, LA


The L’Auberge du Lac is located at 777 Avenue L’Auberge in Lake Charles.  The group rate is $119.00 per night. Reservations can be made by calling 1-866-580-7444.  When calling to reserve your room, be sure to identify yourself as a member of LEPA in order to receive the group rate.  You may also make reservations through the L’Auberge du Lac website at www.ldlcasino.com. The group code for making reservations online is SLEP14. 


The cutoff date is April 13, 2014 to guarantee the rate of $119.00.