Saline County Emergency Management Agency Participates in Shawnee Preparedness and Response Coalition

Allan Ninness and Niki Trusty represented Saline County Emergency Management Agency in the Shawnee Preparedness and Response Coalition on July 15, 2014 located at The Marion Pavilion.

This organization operates to promote collaboration in disaster and emergency preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery. Various organizations participate in this program representing the interests of multiple disciplines in the emergency preparedness realm including but not limited to the healthcare system, public health, local business, public service, and safety.

Mission Statement

“The Shawnee Preparedness and Response Coalition (SPARC) mission is to develop and maintain an integrated, diverse network of organizations in Southern Illinois in order to increase planning, mitigation, response, recovery, and overall resiliency in the event of a natural or man-made disaster.”

 

Director, Allan Ninness, serves on the Executive Committee for the Shawnee Preparedness and Response Coalition in hopes to help better prepare our region for a disaster. The Executive Committee serves as the governing body of the coalition. Members of the Executive Committee are responsible for setting policy and procedures, providing fiscal management, and allocating funds and coalition resources.

 

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