Emergency Services
Established 1964

2012 Conferences


This year's Arizona Emergency Services Association AESA Mid Year Conference was held at the Central Yavapai Fire Training Academy on January 19th, 2012. The Central Yavapai Regional Training Academy is located in the beautiful locale of Prescott Vally, Arizona. Participants from all throughout Arizona participated in a lively discussion of emergency management and health related issues. Over ninety participants attended the mid-year conference which included a tour of the training facility which enhanced the knowledge of participants when managing fire related incidents. If you missed this year's conference, the presentations are provided below for your enhanced knowledge and information. However, don't miss this year's Annual Conference which will be bigger and better than ever!


The 2012 Arizona Emergency Services Association (AESA) Annual Conference was held at  Noah's Reception Center in Chandler, Arizona on July 24th and 25th, 2012. This year's Annual Conference was very well received based upon participant feedback from members throughout all of Arizona. In all, participants engaged in a very lively discussion regarding an upcoming Arizona Emergency Management Certification and other related emergency service issues. If you missed the Annual Conference there are presentations provided below for your enhanced knowledge and information. However, don't miss this year's Mid-Year Conference which will be bigger and better than ever!


AESA 2012 Annual Conference

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AESA 2012 Mid-Year Conference Presentations

Emergency Management Update-Lou Trammell, Director, Arizona Division of Emergency Management

Rubble Pile-Statewide Exercise 2011
-Scott Krushak, Emergency Management Coordinator, City of Phoenix
                                                                Lt Colonel  Dave Kempson, JTF-AZ, Arizona Army National Guard

Germology 101-Infection Control
-Dr. Karen Lewis, Director, Arizona Department of Health Services Immunization Program

Public Health Preparedness Activities
-Alisa Diggs, Program Manager, Office of Preparedness and Response
                                                          Maricopa Department of Public Health

MCDEM Response East Valley Power Outage
-Pete Weaver, Director, Maricopa County Department of Emergency Management

SRP Thunderstone Power Outage and Fire
-Ken Lewis, Principal Planning Analyst, Salt River Project

East Valley Power Outage
-Cori Darnell, Emergency Manager, City of Mesa

  AESA 2012 Annual Conference Presentations

Current FEMA Initiatives-Farley Howell, FEMA Region IX, Federal Coordinating Officer

Update on Emergency Management Initiatives-Lou Trammell, Director, Arizona Division of Emergency Management

Air Quality Monitoring-Ben Davis, Maricopa County Air Quality Department

Impact of Functional Needs on Emergency Services
-Tony DiRienzi, AZ Statewide Independent Living Council

Civil Air Patrol Operations and SAR Support Services-LTC Layne Slapper, AZ Civil Air Patrol

Web EOC-See what it can do for your event-Andy Weflen and Marcos Coria

What is THIRA?-Billy Ross, Arizona Department of Homeland Security

Information Technology Breech at ASU-Allen Clark, ASU Emergency Manager

Handling Occupy Phoenix Protestors-Jay Spradling, SRP Security Manager

The Upside of a Down Economy-Kimber Lanning, Executive Director, Local First Arizona

A special "Thank you" to the following individuals:

Mr. Marshall Trimble for his humorous and educational lessons on Arizona cities and towns-Loved the Guitar Playing!

Mr. Gilbert Orrantia for his introductory comments on Arizona Homeland Security Issues.

Brigadier General Jose Salinas for his presentation on the support and services of the Arizona National Guard.


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