Local Emergency Planning Committee

Overview

The board aims to provide pre-planned and coordinated emergency response for hazardous material incidents and provide education to the public about the risks of accidental releases of hazardous materials.

Meetings

  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Quarterly
  • Sheriff's Department Communications Building
    7502 Justice Drive
    Gloucester, VA 23061

Member Details

Appointments include two elected officials; representatives from law enforcement, fire and rescue, civil defense, health, hospital and transportation; two media representatives; two community service representatives; one member of the business community; a representative from the school system; one representative from a faith-based group; and at least four community group or citizen representative.

The term of each member is at the pleasure of the member, or for as long as deemed appropriate by the Committee with exception of citizen appointments, who will serve 2 year terms, but may be eligible for reappointment for additional 2 year term.

NamePositionPhoneEmailTerm Expiration
Anita Parker, ChairSchool Board Representative804-824-5324Email Anita Parker
12/31/2019
Gene Batcha, Vice ChairCitizen Representative804-695-2729Email Gene Batcha
04/30/2020
Chief Brad BurgessAbingdon Fire & Rescue Representative804-642-2360Email Chief Burgess
N/A 
Todd CannonHazmat VDEM Coordinator757-866-2801Email Todd Cannon
N/A
Matthew CarpentIerThree Rivers Health District804-758-2381Email Matthew CarpentIer
N/A
Ashley ChriscoeBOS Representative804-693-0471Email Ashley Chriscoe
12/31/2019
Chief J. D. ClementsGloucester Fire & Rescue Representative804-725-6761Email Chief Clements
N/A
Harry Colestock, IIICitizen Representative804-210-1478Email Harry Colestock
08/31/2020
Chris DawsonPublic Utilities 804-693-1230Email Chris Dawson
N/A
Andrew "Andy" JamesBOS Representative804-693-3477Email Andy James
12/31/2019
Brett MajorEmergency Management Coordinator, Staff Liaison804-693-1390Email Brett Major
N/A
Joe MartinezVIMS Representative804-684-7155Email Joe Martinez
N/A
John C. Meyer, Jr.Business Representative804-824-2677Email John Meyer
03/31/2020
Paul C. SimpsonCitizen Representative301-653-7201Email Paul Simpson
07/31/2020
Doug SmithRiverside Emergency Management757-534-5353Email Doug Smith
N/A
Darrell WarrenSheriff804-693-3890Email Sheriff Warren
N/A
Jane WennerSecretary, CERT Coordinator804-693-1391Email Jane Wenner
N/A
Roger WestCitizen Representative757-310-8146Email Roger West08/31/2020
John WickerAmerican Red Cross Representative804-824-1754
N/A

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Related Documents

Local Emergency Planning Committee/Citizen Corps Council Bylaws

More Information

For information contact the Office of Emergency Management at 804-693-1390.