IAEM-USA shall be recognized as the premier organization of emergency management professionals within the United States and shall be a leading partner with other councils of IAEM globally.
The mission of IAEM-USA is to advance the profession by promoting the principles of emergency management; and to serve its members by providing information, networking, and development opportunities.
IAEM-USA members are U.S. citizens or individuals legally residing in the United Statesor its territories, professionally engaged or interested in the promotion of emergency management and allied fields. The IAEM-USA Council includes IAEM-USA Membership Regions that correspond with those established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) plus a student member region. The IAEM-USA Council is governed by a Board of Directors that includes representatives from each IAEM-USA Region, as well as officers elected by all IAEM-USA members.