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.

2021 KEMA Conference

Save the dates for the 2021 KEMA Conference -  Sept. 14-17, 2021 at the Kansas Star Event Center, Mulvane, KS.  We are planning for an in-person conference. Registration will open in June.  In the meantime, you can make hotel reservations here.

2021 Conference - Exhibitor Registration Open

Exhibitor registration for the 2021 KEMA Conference is now open!  Check out our exhibitor page for complete details, an exhibitor packet and diagram, and the online registration link.  

Award nominations due june 15

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.  The KEMA Board has chosen to present both the 2020 and 2021 awards at the 2021 awards banquet.  Nominations for 2020 ended December 31, 2020.

Online submission forms are now available for 2021. The award nomination link specifies the award criteria, who can nominate a prospective recipient, and who determines the award winner/recipient.  Award nominations must be submitted online by Tuesday, June 15 at 5 pm.

For details, award categories, and online nomination forms, VIEW OUR AWARDS PAGE HERE.

2021 Scholarships Deadline - July 30, 2021

The Kansas Emergency Management Association (KEMA) is pleased to announce its annual call for applications for the KEMA Scholarship! Two $400 scholarships will be awarded. The application period will be open until July 30, 2021 at 5PM. Any applications received after that time will not be eligible.  Find complete details and a scholarship application on our scholarship page.

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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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