300 S. Courtland St.
Chamberlain, SD 57325
|Phone: (605) 234-3433
Cell: (605) 680-0085
The Emergency Management Officer is an appointed position responsible for the
development, implementation and maintenance of an emergency management system in
Buffalo County to save lives and protect property. The Emergency Management Officer
provides inter-agency cooperation and coordination of activities relating to mitigation of,
prevention of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from disasters and emergencies.
The Emergency Management Officer is charged with making certain that the components of
the emergency management system know the threats to the jurisdiction, planning for
emergencies, being able to function effectively in an emergency, and conducting recovery
operations following a disaster.