Cass County EMA director recognized by FEMA

Last Updated on March 6, 2024 by Cass County Emergency Management Agency

The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently recognized the Cass County Emergency Management Agency Director, Rocky Buffum, for exemplary performance and a commitment to the Nation’s continuity program by awarding certification as a Master Continuity Practitioner. To obtain certification, Buffum demonstrated completion of training as well as experience and proficiency in continuity operations.

Established by the FEMA Administrator in 2008, the continuity practitioner credential programs are designed to enhance excellence in the development and implementation of the nation’s continuity programs. The program combines emergency management, continuity, leadership and instructional development courses to prepare participants to ensure essential functions are performed in any type of crisis or emergency.

The Master Continuity Practitioner program provides a training structure ideal to enable experienced continuity professionals to deepen their knowledge to become leaders in driving continuity concepts in their organizations. Courses are designed to offer intensive training in planning, evaluation and continuity instructional delivery. Candidates for the Level II designation must also complete a teaching requirement and certification exam in order to obtain this advanced qualification.

SOURCE: News release from Cass County Emergency Management Agency

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