The purpose of the Emergency Management Commission shall be to provide governmental jurisdictions within Jasper County, the emergency management services of mitigation, planning, response, and recovery, and to carry out the provisions of the Iowa Code; Chapter 29C Emergency Management and Security.

Meetings & Minutes

Recent Meetings

January 30, 2024 · 6:30pm
Public Hearing - EMA Budget
December 19, 2023 · 6:30pm
Budget Workshop
October 31, 2023 · 6:30pm
May 25, 2023 · 12:00pm
February 2, 2023 · 6:30pm

Archived Meetings


The membership of this commission shall be a member of the Board of Supervisors, the Sheriff, and the Mayor from each municipality within the county.

Brandon Talsma
County Supervisor
John Halferty
County Sheriff
Doug Bishop
Mayor, Baxter
David Mast
Mayor, Colfax
Lonnie Huffaker
Mayor, Kellogg
Patrick Edwards
Mayor, Lambs Grove
Mark Newberg
Mayor, Lynnville
Bob Perry
Mayor, Mingo
Douglas P. Duinink
Mayor, Monroe
Evelyn George
Mayor, Newton
Lisa Griffith
Mayor, Oakland Acres
Chad Alleger
Mayor, Prairie City
Tami Weishaar
Mayor, Reasnor
Benjamin Ahrens
Mayor, Sully
Zach Lee
Mayor, Valeria

By-Laws & Operations Plan

View the by-laws and Emergency Operations Plan for Jasper County's Emergency Management Commission.

Commission By-laws

Emergency Operations Plan

Understanding Emergency Management

Watch The Essential Emergency Manager video to better understand Emergency Management's role in the community.


This webpage was printed on July 20, 2024. For the most current election-related information, visit the Jasper County, Iowa, EMA website at .
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