Kansas Emergency
Management Association

KEMA offers networking opportunities among local emergency managers as well as opportunities to interact with state and national emergency management professionals and other affiliated individuals, governmental agencies and interested private groups.

Partner organizations include many federal agencies as well as private industry groups such as the Partnership for Emergency Planning.

Download the KEMA brochure here.

Upcoming KEMA Conference

2019 KEMA Conference

conference days: Sept. 11 - Sept. 13, 2019

topeka downtown Ramada hotel & Convention Center

Registration is open!  See details and a registration link on our conference details page
For hotel information, visit our hotel page.  

2019 Award Nominations due July 15, 2019

Each year at the annual KEMA Conference in September, hard working individuals or groups are recognized for their dedication and service in the Emergency Management field.  Nomination forms are posted on our awards page.  Each nomination form specifies the award criteria, who can nominate a prospective recipient, who determines the award winner/recipient, and when the nomination is due.  Award nominations must be submitted by email or mail, but must include all information requested on the form.

See complete details on our awards page here.

New Website Features & Login

Welcome to our new website and membership management platform.  Our website now allows you to login (in the upper right) in order to access some some new benefits for members including members only pages.  This system also allows you to register for events and access your membership information in one place, thus making it easier and faster for you to complete your tasks.

Members - How to Login the First Time:

If you are a member, you can activate your account by clicking on the login button at the very top right corner of this website.  On the login screen, click the "forgot password" link.

Enter the e-mail address we have on file, and it will provide you with directions via e-mail about setting your password. Then come back and login to gain access to your profile information, events, and your membership information.  If you have trouble or do not know which email we have on file, please contact Keri Korthals, KEMA Secretary, and she can assist you.

Login to our website to:

  • update your own profile;
  • easily renew your membership online;
  • viewing members only pages;
  • register for new events at member only prices;
  • manage privacy and email settings;
  • and more.

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KEMA was formed in 1977 and is a network of leaders dedicated to providing excellence in emergency management and homeland security for Kansas. KEMA is committed to promoting excellence through professionalism, fostering communication and cooperation through teamwork, soliciting input and active participation through responsiveness, and advocating for progressive growth through leadership. 

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