Several county Emergency Management Agencies were honored last week at the annual Emergency Management Alliance of Indiana conference.
Each county was scored in an EMA assessment. County EMA directors were scored on preparedness and response capabilities, plan development, partnerships with other counties, and other criteria. Wabash County was named County Emergency Program of the Year. The most improved Emergency Management Program of the Year went to Henry County.
The local county receiving a top honor was LaPorte County. LaPorte County was named top county in District 1 with EMA Director Fran Tibbot. Most improved went to Jasper County and EMA Director Karen Wilson.