Membership

Current Members:
Partners | Associates | Supporting

Categories of Membership

 

  • Partner- The Partner category of agency membership may be granted to voluntary organizations with disaster planning and operational capabilities that meet the following criteria:

    • Organizations with voluntary agency memberships and constituencies, which are not for profit that is those, qualifies under the IRS Code as 501(c)3.

    • Organizations able to provide an active role and have disaster preparedness or response program for commitment of resources to our community to meet the needs of people at risk or affected by disaster without discrimination.

    • Organizations that provide service within the five-county SEPA region, through a local affiliate without making a state or federal request.

    • The Partner Authorized Member Organization Representative (PAMOR) will have one vote. The Partner Alternate Member Organization Representative (PAAMOR) will vote in the absence of the authorized member.

 

  • Associate- The Associate category of agency membership may be granted to voluntary organizations with disaster planning and operational capabilities that do not meet all the criteria for Partner membership:

    • Organizations able to provide an active role and have an interest in helping people at risk or affected by disaster and must have a willingness to commit services and resources to meet the needs of the people without discrimination.

    • Organizations that provide services and resources within the five-county SEPA region.

    • Associate members will not have a vote.

 

  • Supporting- The Supporting category of membership is granted to the five county emergency management agencies, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Regional Task Force, and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA).


SEPA VOAD Member Documents

 

SEPA VOAD Current Bylaws
Last Update: January 2013

 

SEPA VOAD Response/ Communications Plan
Last update: March 2015