State Emergency Management Directors Who Have Served as NEMA President

Every year a State Director from one of the state emergency management agencies volunteers to serve as the NEMA President. The nominees are voted on by the NEMA Membership. The NEMA President is responsible for the strategic implementation and continual improvement. 

2018-2019

Brad Richy, Idaho
Idaho Coeur d'Alene, ID

2018-2019

2017-2018

Mike Sprayberry, North Carolina
Savannah, GA

 

 

 

2016-2017

Wendy Smith-Reeve, Arizona
Scottsdale, AZ

2016-2017 NEMA President

 

 

 

2016-2017

2014-2016

Bryan Koon, Florida
Miami, FL

 

 

 

2013-2014

Charley English, Georgia
Atlanta, GA

 

 

 

2013-2014

2012-2013

John Madden, Alaska
Anchorage, AK

 

 

 

2011-2012

Jim Mullen, Washington
Seattle, WA

 

 

 

2011-2012

2010-2011

Dave Miller, Iowa
Austin, TX

 

 

 

2009-2010

Dave Maxwell, Arkansas
Little Rock, AR

 

 

 

2009-2010

2008-2009

Nancy Dragani, Ohio
Columbus, OH

 

 

 

2007-2008

Ken Murphy, Oregon
Portland, OR

 

 

 

2007-2008

2006-2007

Albert Ashwood, Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK

2005-2006

Bruce Baughman, Alabama
Orange Beach, AL

 

 

 

2005-2006

2004-2005

David Liebersbach, Alaska
Anchorage, AK

 

 

 

2003-2004

Edward Jacoby, New York
New York, NY

 

 

 

2003-2004

2002-2003

Glen Woodbury, Washington
Seattle, WA

 

 

 

2001-2002

Eric Tolbert, North Carolina
Asheville, NC

 

 

 

2001-2002

2002-2003

Jim Greene, Montana
Big Sky, MT

 

 

 

2001-2002

Joe Myers, Florida
Palm Beach, FL

 

 

 

2001-2002

1998-1999

Ellen Gordon, Iowa
Des Moines, IA

 

 

 

1997-1998

Stan McKinney, South Carolina
Charleston, SC

 

 

 

1997-1998

1996-1997

David Rodham, Massachusetts
Boston, MA

 

 

 

1995-1996

Richard Andrews, California
San Diego, CA

 

 

 

1995-1996

1994-1995

R. Keith Lough, New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM

 

 

 

1993-1994

David McMillion, Maryland
Baltimore, MD

 

 

 

1993-1994

1992-1993

Roy C. Price, Sr., Hawaii
Honolulu, HI

 

 

 

1990-1991

Mike Malloy, Kentucky
Lexington, KY

 

 

 

1990-1991

1991-1992

Dale W. Shipley, Ohio
Columbus, OH

 

 

 

1989-1990

R.D. Ross, Missouri
St Louis, MO

 

 

 

1989-1990

1988-1989

Joe Myers, North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

 

 

 

1987-1988

Billy Joe Clack, Georgia
Kansas City, MO

1987-1988

1986-1987

James Maher, Mississippi
Jackson, MS

 

 

 

1985-1986

Don DeVito, New York
Albany, NY

 

 

 

1985-1986

1984-1985

Lacy Suiter, Tennessee
Nashville, TN

 

 

 

1983-1984

Pat Byrne, Colorado
Denver, CO

1983-1984

1982-1983

Erie Jones, Illinois
Springfield, IL

1981-1982

Charles Ott, Arizona
New Orleans, LA

1981-1982

1979-1980

Alex Cunningham, California
Kalispell, MT

1980-1981

Wilbur Buntin, Kentucky
Nashville, TN

1980-1981