About EMA

The Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency is the first line of official public responsibility for emergency management activity in Jefferson County.  As such, the EMA is charged with planning efforts for the county.  This includes developing and maintaining an ongoing program of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.

The Jefferson County EMA works with local governments, nonprofit organizations and private sector companies in Jefferson County to develop plans and capabilities to respond to hazards which seriously threaten the county.


Jefferson County EMA’s Mission Statement

“To save lives and protect property by developing programs and emergency operational capabilities that mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from any emergency or disaster.”


James A. CokerDirector
Bob AmmonsEM Officer
Annette DavisEM Officer
Jim St. JohnEM Officer
Horace WalkerEM Officer
Gay Nell WhiteAdministrative Supervisor