Our Mission:


To facilitate  Union County government agencies, stakeholder groups, volunteer organizations, and the community to work  efficiently and in a coordinated manner to protect life, property, the environment, and the economy from any emergency.”


OUR Vision:

“A prepared Union County with coordinated capabilities to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from all hazards.”


OUR Goals:


  • Are informed by data or evidence when available, enhance existing business processes and improvements, and avoid duplication with other ongoing processes.

  • Align with National Incident Management System and Iowa Emergency Management System principles.

  • Are implemented in a way that acknowledges risks, resources, and needs.

  • Are developed and implemented through a collaborative process.

  • Have support from County and City leaders, who are trained and prepared for their role as decision-makers during an emergency and in a recovery environment.

  • Incorporate a regional perspective, where applicable.



Janu​ary 

The Union County Emergency Management Commission meets the third wednesday of the month at 5:15 P.M. the public is always welcome to attend.

1.641.782.1622

Jo  Anne Duckworth, Coordinator
705 E Taylor st., PO Box 277 Creston IA 50801 

2016  September Minutes

Union County EMA Commission Minutes

The agenda for current month meeting is accessible from the HOME  page.

2018 Commission Meeting Schedule

2016 Commission meeting minutes