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Emergency Management Agency Director coordinates strategic planning and preparedness activities with local stakeholders; develops plans and conducts preparedness activities related to emergency management of natural and/or man-made disasters or other large-scale emergency incidents.

Provides management of EMA staff and volunteer personnel; supervises, guides, and directs work activities; develops, administers, and implements training and certification activities for volunteer groups. 

Plans, prepares, and oversees response and mitigation activities; conducts threat assessments; assists the county management in developing; implementing and evaluating the local emergency operations plan; ensures plan meets state and federal requirements; communicates plan to county officials and departments, municipalities, community groups, and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA). 

Johnny W. Duckworth, Jr.

EMA Director

Physical Address:

167 Baker Place 

Newton, Georgia 39870

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 607

Newton, Georgia 39870

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Monday - Friday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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