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 Sharon Wallace, EMD Deputy Director, (253) 312-1738.

Council Information

EMC Report to the Governor

Meeting Dates

2023 EMC Meeting Agendas

2022 EMC Meeting Minutes

2021 EMC Meeting Minutes

2020 EMD Meeting Minutes

(Most postponed due to COVID-19)

2019 EMC Meeting Minutes

2018 EMC Meeting Minutes

2017 EMC Meeting Minutes

2016 EMC Meeting Minutes

2015 EMC Meeting Minutes

2014 EMC Meeting Minutes

2013 EMC Meeting Minutes

Council Sub-Committees

General Information