Mark Christie, EMA Director
The mission of the Cuyahoga County Office of Emergency Management (CCOEM) is to protect lives, property and the economy of Cuyahoga County through preparedness, planning, and effective response to natural disasters, man-made catastrophes, and emergencies.
To establish the Cuyahoga County Office of Emergency Management as an accredited emergency management organization, widely recognized as the best emergency management agency in Ohio and one of the best in the Great Lakes Region.
CCOEM personnel are leaders in the field of emergency management and will be recognized for their professional competence, dedication, and willingness to assist other emergency management partners throughout Ohio.
CCOEM is organized into two sections, Operations and Planning. The Operations section supports the Emergency Operations Center, Damage Assessments, Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), and Exercises. The Planning section supports the County Emergency Operations plan, departmental emergency planning, as well as Training and Outreach with our partners.