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Emergency Management Agency

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About

Formerly known as Groton Civil Defense, formed around 1955, the Agency is responsible for the Town's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan. The Emergency Management Agency through its Director:

  • coordinates both local and regional services of Emergency Communications, Fire, Medical, Police, Rescue, Utilities, and serves of the general welfare in the event of a natural or man-made disaster
  • maintains records of services provided during emergencies
  • recommends officers for appointment by the Selectmen
  • represents the Select Board on a regional authority
  • supervises the Auxiliary Police, the Radio Amateur Communication Emergency Service, and Shelter Managers in compliance with the Selectmen's instructions and state and federal law
  • is responsible for the development, preparedness, and functioning of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
  • advises the Select Board on courses of action available for decision making

The Agency shares use of the Public Safety Building with the Police Department. The Director receives a small stipend; other officers are volunteers.

Contact Information

Email: ems@townofgroton.org
Phone: (978) 448-6333
Website: http://www.grotonfd.org
Members: 26
Selection: Appointed
Term In Years: 1
Remuneration: Hourly

Members

Benjamin Podsiadlo
Benjamin Podsiadlo
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Bill VanSchwalkwyk
Bill VanSchwalkwyk
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Carl Flowers
Carl Flowers
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Catherine Lincoln
Catherine Lincoln
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Christine Packard
Christine Packard
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Connie Sartini
Connie Sartini
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Daniel J. Daigneault
Daniel J. Daigneault
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Francis Cusack
Francis Cusack
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Frank Mastrangelo
Frank Mastrangelo
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Gail Chalmers
Gail Chalmers
Term Start: 2019-01-29
Term End: 2019-06-30
George Moore
George Moore
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Heather Emslie
Heather Emslie
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Holly Jarek
Holly Jarek
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
John OToole
John OToole
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Karen D. Reif
Karen D. Reif
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Kathy Newell
Kathy Newell
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Kathy Puff
Kathy Puff
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Kathy Shelp
Kathy Shelp
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Kevin Kelly
Kevin Kelly
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Leroy E. Johnson
Leroy E. Johnson
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Mark Haddad
Mark Haddad
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Mark Miller
Mark Miller
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Norma J. Garvin
Norma J. Garvin
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Pat Arel
Pat Arel
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Penelope C. Hommeyer
Penelope C. Hommeyer
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Peter Cunningham
Peter Cunningham
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Robert Johnson
Robert Johnson
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Robert T. Delaney
Robert T. Delaney
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Steele McCurdy
Steele McCurdy
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Stephen A. Legge
Stephen A. Legge
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Stephen Byrne
Stephen Byrne
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Stephen Moulton
Stephen Moulton
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Susan Horowitz
Susan Horowitz
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
Thomas Orcutt
Thomas Orcutt
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30
William F. Shute
William F. Shute
Term Start: 2018-07-01
Term End: 2019-06-30

Emergency Management Agency Documents

  1. PSA_Potential_Roof_Collapses.pdf
  2. News_Release_Extreme_Heat_7-20-2011.pdf
  3. 2010_MEMA_Hurricane_Info.pdf
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