Emergency Response Commission

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
North Carolina Emergency Response Commission
Public Safety
Governor Appointments 
Total Board Positions 
Cite Name 
Exec. Order
Cite Number 
No. 6, 31 N.C. Reg. 2204-2206 (May 15, 2017), which was issued on April 20, 2017
Term Length 
POG/2 years for At-Large
The commission appoints local emergency planning committees and supervises and coordinates the activities of these committees. It also establishes procedures for reviewing and processing requests from the public,designates emergency planning districts to facilitate preparation and implementation of emergency plans, and reviews plans for preventing, responding to and recovering from acts of terrorism.

Current Members

Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Roger E. Hawley 2/21/202212/31/2023LimitedChief of Police
Paula Dance 2/22/201912/31/2022LimitedSheriff
Fire Chief Reginald T. Johnson3/29/201912/31/2022LimitedFire Chief
Kevin T. Staley 2/3/201512/31/2022LimitedRep. of EMS
Karyn Lee Yaussy 2/14/202012/31/2022LimitedRep. of Emergency Managers
Donna Julian 2/26/201912/31/2022LimitedRep. of Public Assembly Venues in NC
Garry E. McCormick 10/22/201812/31/2022LimitedRep. affiliated w/ the production, storage or transportation of hazardous materials
Ross D. Bulla 7/16/201812/31/2022LimitedPrivate Citizen

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