International Association of Emergency Managers

The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) chapter is the largest student chapter directly affiliated with the International Association of Emergency Managers. The association strives to further the cause of emergency management in its community to increase awareness among its members. The chapter was the recipient of the 2013 IAEM Student Chapter of Year Award. In addition, Dr. Karan Cieslewicz, was recognized as the 2013 IAEM Chapter Advisor of the Year.

Benefits include:

Educational enhancement, student scholarships and professional development. Membership builds ties to the profession and professionals within the emergency management field and allows members to connect on a personal and professional level.


Visit the IAEM website and join as a student. Upload a copy of your paid receipt to the Office of Student Affairs to be added to the chapter's roster.

If you are currently a member of the International Association of Emergency Managers, your group is active on Facebook. For assistance connecting with this group, email [email protected].

Campus leadership opportunities are a great way to meet other students, alumni, and faculty at the university while also developing skills in the areas of:

  • Self-management
  • Administrative and project management
  • Organizational knowledge and strategy
  • Critical thinking and reflection
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership and teamwork

The Office of Student and Alumni Affairs is always looking for people to get involved and be campus leaders, including chapter officers, who lead student organizations like this one. If you’re interested in being a campus leader and chapter officer, please email [email protected] to ask if there are chapter officer openings for this organization!

If you are a full-time student in our emergency and disaster management program or a related field, you are eligible for membership. 

For questions or general information, email us at [email protected].