GOHSEP

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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.

The LEPA office has started accepting nominations for the 2015 LEPA Awards. You can access the form by clicking HERE or visiting our website at www.lepa.org. Forms must be received by February 28, 2015 . 

 

Awards of recognition for hard work will be given during the 2015 LEPA Conference.  It’s time to nominate those who have worked hard and contributed to the betterment of LEPA /Emergency Preparedness/Public Safety and deserve to be recognized.  Please let us know who they are.  Anyone that has chosen this type of profession deserves recognition for their selfless commitment, however, we want to be sure to recognize those individuals who have gone the extra mile. Attached is a description of each award for your reference. Please note that the nominee does not have to be a member of the Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Association except for the Founders Award and Board Recognition Award.

 

Forms can be submitted by mail , fax or email. Please submit forms by mail  to the LEPA office 8550 United Plaza Blvd , Suite 1001 Baton Rouge ,LA  70809. they must be postmarked no later than February 28th, 2015. 

 

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

 

 

 

2015 LEPA/GOHSEP ANNUAL WORKSHOP

SAVE THE DATE

MAY 4-7, 2015

LAKE CHARLES , LA

 HOTEL REGISTRATION INFORMATION COMING SOON 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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