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Title: 2007 Semi-Annual NWTEMC Symposium


1
2007 Semi-Annual NWTEMC Symposium
  • Northwest Tribal Emergency Management Council

2
NW Tribal Emergency Management Council
Who Are We?

3
NW Tribal Emergency Management Council
(NWTEMC)-brief history
  • A consortium of 8 Tribes in Northwest Washington
    to address Emergency Management and Homeland
    Security issues faced by those tribes.

4
NW Tribal Emergency Management Council (NWTEMC)-2
New Members
Participating Tribes
  • Stillaguamish
  • Swinomish
  • Tulalip
  • Upper Skagit
  • Shoalwater Bay
  • Lummi
  • Nooksack
  • Samish
  • Sauk-Suiattle
  • Snoqualmie

Several tribes across state have continued to
express interest
5
NW Tribal Emergency Management Council (NWTEMC)
Partners
  • Washington State
  • DOH
  • EMD
  • DOE
  • WSP
  • Federal
  • FEMA X
  • DOT
  • EPA
  • Regional
  • Region I Public Health
  • Snohomish County Health District
  • IMT
  • EMS
  • IHS

6
NWTEMC Staffing
  • Lynda Harvey
  • Chairperson-NWTEMC
  • Glenn B. Coil
  • Homeland Security Planner-Tulalip
  • One Representative from each of the Member
    Tribes
  • Meet monthly
  • Use the website as the conduit for sharing
    information
  • Meet twice a year to address updates and action
    items

7
Organization
  • Governing Board
  • Charter
  • By-laws
  • Tribal Governments
  • Greater strength in numbers
  • Politically
  • Shared Resources
  • Shared Personnel

8
OrganizationInterlocal Cooperative Agreement
Future and ongoing goal
  • Increase Participating Member Tribes by formal
    resolution
  • Promote MOU/MOAs with one another with our
    local Jurisdictions

9
What Do We Do?
  • We assist in the development of Emergency
    Management Plans and grants writing
  • We assist one another in raising awareness to
    Homeland Security issues and mandates

10
What Do We Do?
  • We educate our citizens
  • Preparedness
  • We train our responders
  • Response and Recovery
  • We build teams
  • MRC, CERT, Blockwatch

11
What Do We Do?
  • We provide a link to regional, state, and
    federal Homeland Security and Emergency
    Management programs
  • We provide a link for access to resources to
    enhance and supplement your EM and Homeland
    Security programs
  • Federal
  • State
  • Regional
  • Local

12
NWTEMC
  • Assist at Tribal and/or County EOC
  • Provide Templates for Plans
  • CEMP, PAN FLU
  • Maintain essential databases
  • Volunteers, resources, shelters, etc.
  • Maintain website as a conduit for sharing
    information www.nwtemc.org

13
NWTEMC
  • Assist with response coordination
  • Organize coordinated responder training
  • Facilitate TERC/LEPC to maintain compliance with
    the Emergency Planning Community Right-to-Know
    Act
  • Conduct annual NWTEMC conferences

14
Tribal Public Health Emergency Preparedness
  • Provide forum for Region 1 Tribal Clinics to
    develop Public Health Emergency Management plans
  • Coordinate initial efforts for emergency planning
    among regional Public Health partners
  • Tribes
  • State
  • Region
  • County

15
Tribal Public Health Emergency Preparedness
  • PH issues such as
  • Quarantine
  • Isolation
  • Jurisdiction
  • Tribal PH law or codes
  • Training
  • Public education

16
Tribal Public Health Emergency Preparedness
  • The effort to prepare the tribal clinics that
    serve their respective communities is off to a
    great start. The current goal is that tribes will
    continue to work together to share resources,
    knowledge, and skills develop comprehensive
    public emergency planning documents, address
    public health issues, and provide a network of
    expertise that is culturally relevant and
    sensitive.

17
Questions?
WWW.NWTEMC.ORG
Lynda Harvey 360.651.3295 lharvey_at_tulaliptribalpol
ice.org lyndaharvey_at_NWTEMC.org
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