Emergency Management Council


The Washington State Emergency Management Council advises the Governor and the Director of the Washington Military Department on all matters pertaining to state and local emergency management by promoting, assessing and reporting on statewide emergency readiness. Multiple Emergency Management-related committees, groups and commissions support the Washington Military Department's mission of minimizing the impact of emergencies and disasters on the people, property, environment and economy of Washington state.


Washington citizens, public and private infrastructure and the vitality of Washington’s economy are safe and secure.

Council Contact

Please direct inquiries regarding the EMC to Deputy Director Sharon Wallace, (253) 312-1738

Council Information-

EMC Report to the Governor

Meeting Dates

2024 Meeting Materials

2023 Meeting Materials

2022 Meeting Materials

2021 Meeting Materials

2020 Meeting Materials

(Most postponed due to COVID-19)

2019 Meeting Materials

2018 Meeting Materials

2017 Meeting Materials

2016 Meeting Materials

2015 Meeting Materials

2014 Meeting Materials

2013 Meeting Materials

Council Sub-Committees

General Information