Emergency Management Agency

Emergency Management Agency
Ph. 256-357-0014
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    Donie Knight   

Director Donnie Knight, and Secretary Jan Prescott staff the Randolph County EMA.  Their primary job is preparedness, response and recovery for the citizens of Randolph County, Alabama. Coordinate the efforts of all state, county, and municipal agencies and departments in developing a statewide emergency management system, which includes NIMS Compliance, warning operations.


Director Donnie Knight is also the Homeland Security Point of Contact for Randolph County. The EMA is responsible for all Homeland Security equipment in our county. Mobile Command Vehicle, Light Units, Generators, Hazmat Truck and Trailer, and many other pieces of Equipment.


The central point of coordination of all major emergency operations for Randolph County citizens is the Randolph County Emergency Emergency Operations Center, Basement of 911 Center, located in Wedowee, Alabama.


The Randolph County EMA has several dedicated volunteers that assist during regular times, but are most dependable during an emergency situation.


The EMA Assist all first responders in the County in many situations.


The Randolph County EMA is responsible for the Outdoor Warning Siren system and the warning of severe weather for all citizens in our County.





Randolph County Ham Radio Coordinator, Dave Clark assists in Severe Weather situations as well as many other operation in the County.


Randolph County Hazmat Commander, Tony Richardson heads up the Hazmat Team with many Hazmat team members made up from the Randolph County Volunteer Fire Association.


Other Volunteers that make up the EMA Staff are Danny Joe McCord, Bill Merritt, Joyce Sledge Knight, Jim Vice and Clyde Avery.


Alabama State Coordinator Ricky Little, assists the Randolph County EMA in Major situations that occur within our county.


The Randolph County EOC (Emergency Operation Center) is set up to handle all situations which includes the ESF`S (Essential Support Functions) for all agencies.


Donnie Knight, ALEM (Advanced Level Emergency Manager) is also the Flood Plain Mgr. and has on record in the EMA office all Flood Plain Material.

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