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​​​​​NOTICE: WVEMD does not receive 911 calls or have access to 911 call records. If you need information regarding a 911 call, please contact the county or jurisdiction where the call was placed.   
The West Virginia Emergency Management Division (previously known as the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management) is part of the West Virginia Department of Homeland Security. 
​​Contact Us

West Virginia Emergency Management Division

2403 Fairlawn Avenue

​Dunbar, WV 25064


​GE McCabe, Director  
​Matthew BlackwoodDeputy Director​ 

Patrick Arneault
REP Local Coordinator
Milisa Ball
Asset Fleet Manager
Ginger Barnett
Assistant Grant Manager - Public Assistance
Kelli Batch
Chief, Mitigation & Recovery Section
Lirerose Beach
Accounting Technician
Elizabeth Belcher
Public Assistance Grant Specialist
Charles Bennett
State Training Officer/State Exercise Officer/State NIMS Coordinator

Lonnie Bryson
Chief, Preparedness Section


Vicki Chandler
Executive Assistant
Kevin Cook
Preparedness Grants Specialist
John Davis
SIRN Technician
Tony Domingo
Assistant Section Chief, Response & Infrastructure Protection
Shawn Dunbrack
Region 4 Liaison Officer/EMAC A-Team
Karl Dust
Information Systems Coordinator I
RC Faulk
Assistant SWIC
Christian Fernley
Stephanie Ferrell
Individual Assistance Coordinator
Bruce Fittro
IFLOWS Technician
Heather Fittro
Hazardous Materials Program Specialist
Richard Floyd
SIRN Technician
Glen Foster
Facilities/Equipment Maintenance
Adam Gianato
SIRN Technician
Darren Gore
Facilities/Equipment Maintenance
Sanford Green
Region 3 Liaison Officer /EMAC Coordinator
Matthew Gregg
Region 6 Liaison Officer/EMAC A-Team
Brad Hartley
Assistant Section Chief, Mission Support
Dale Hatfield
Mitigation Project Officer
Owen Hawk
Supervisor, Watch Center
Gregg Hendry
Ben Hersman
Region 1 Liaison Officer/EMAC A-Team
David Hoge
Chief, Grants Section/SAA
Eric Holstine
Information Systems Coordinator II
Tim Keaton
Hazard Mitigation Planner/Project Officer
Fred Kinder
SIRN Technician
Susan Kuhn
Public Assistance Program Manager
Jimmie Linville
Warehouse Manager
Lora Lipscomb
Public Information Officer
Jason Lively
Region 2 Liaison Officer/Acting REP Manager/EMAC A-Team
Marilyn Lynch
Public Assistance Project Specialist
Tabetha Marcum
Public Assistance Lead Closeout Specialist
Douglas McClung
Chief Financial Officer
Shannon "Niki" McGrew
Preparedness Grants Specialist
Jason Means
Public Assistance Lead Project Specialist
Jeff Messinger
SIRN Technician
William (Bill) Minear, II CPP PPS CEM Chief, Response & Infrastructure Protection SectionJamie Moffatt
Brandon Montgomery
Public Assistance Grants Specialist
Melody Mullins
SIRN/IFLOWS Business Manager
Jeremiah Nelson
SIRN Technician
Jody Null
Accounting Technician
Melissa Oliver
Accounting Technician
Lisa Paxton
SERC/SARA Title III Manager
Brian Penix
Hazard Mitigation Project Officer
Amberlea Perks
Hazard Mitigation Project Officer
Jeffery Perry
Chief, Mission Support
David Phillips
Geographic Information System (GIS) Technician
Gabriel Reed
Preparedness Specialist
Nicholas Rhodes
Preparedness Grants Specialist
Christopher Rucker
Preparedness Specialist
David Saffel
SIRN Frequency Coordinator
Gregory Sluss
SIRN Technician
Mark B Smith
SIRN Networking Coordinator
Kevin Sneed
IFLOWS Technician
Ellen Sparks
Procurement Specialist
Betty Taylor-Kent
Andy Teter
IFLOWS Technician Lead
Melanie Thomas
Human Resource Associate
Nuvia Villamizar
GIS Manager
Mark Wallace
Hazard Mitigation Project Officer
Danny Walters
Emilee Wehrle
Leona Wehrle
Office Assistant
Al Whitaker
Lead Planning Officer/Resource Coordinator
Theresa White
Region 5 Liaison Officer/EMAC A-Team
Douglas Wince
IFLOWS Technician
Bill Wood
SIRN Technician
Ethan Wriston
4-15-22 update ​