Daytona Beach, Fla., February 7, 2020: IEM was honored today with the Florida Emergency Preparedness Association (FEPA) 2020 Corporate Award. The Awards Ceremony took place during the FEPA Annual Meeting and Work Session, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Bryan Koon, IEM’s Vice President of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, received the award on IEM’s behalf.
FEPA was founded in 1956 to form a professional emergency management organization in Florida to protect residents. The FEPA Corporate Award is rewarded to an organization in the private sector that has made a substantial contribution to emergency management in Florida.
IEM is honored to be recognized for its efforts to support the emergency management community and help Florida residents prepare for, mitigate against and recover from devastating hurricanes and other disaster events.
“FEPA is a fantastic association of dedicated, hardworking professionals who are committed to providing emergency management expertise and training throughout the state of Florida,” said IEM President and CEO Madhu Beriwal. “We look forward to continuing to work with their members to improve disaster preparedness, response, and recovery in Florida.”
“I am humbled and honored to receive this award that recognizes IEM’s dedication to further emergency management initiatives in the State and to support Florida’s communities affected by disasters,” said Bryan Koon.
The IEM team thanks FEPA for this recognition and the opportunity to collaborate with its members to make Florida more resilient to future disaster events. IEM will continue to provide innovative solutions to complex issues and to increase disaster recovery and preparedness in Florida and around the nation.