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Benefits of BCAEM Membership

If you are considering becoming a BCAEM member, please take a minute to read through some of the benefits of membership. Note: The discounted group conference fee for the BC Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Conference alone more than covers cost of your BCAEM membership fee.  BCAEM Members: Are part of a network of BC Emergency Management professionals representing all levels of government, First Nations, academia, students, and the private sector Have opportunities to contribute to advocacy efforts to influence […]

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2019 Membership Renewals

The BC Association of Emergency Managers (BCAEM) is now accepting membership renewals for the upcoming calendar year. To renew your membership for 2019 login to www.bcaem.ca with your username and password and follow the prompts. BCAEM accepts three methods of payment – PayPal, cheque and etransfers. Etransfers can be sent to executive.director@bcaem.ca. If paying via cheque please ensure that payment is forwarded promptly to the address included on your invoice. When renewing please take the time to update your general contact […]

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CRHNet Affiliate Membership

BCAEM is very pleased to announce an exciting new collaboration with the Canadian Risks and Hazards Network (CRHNet). An agreement is now in place establishing the BCAEM as an affiliate organization to CRHNet. As such, BCAEM members will have the option of joining CRHNet as an individual affiliate member at the discounted rate of $45 (the full CRHNet membership is $75). Affiliate members are non-voting members, but will be on the CRHNet distribution list and receive all of their informational updates including HAZNet, […]

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Membership benefits

Membership provides an opportunity to become more aware of the world of emergency management.

If you want to join an extensive network of emergency managers,
advance your understanding and education within the field of emergency management,
contribute to or benefit from information exchange and promote the advancement of emergency management efforts in British Columbia and Canada,

join the BCAEM!


Are part of a *network* of BC Emergency Management professionals
representing all levels of government, First Nations, academia, students,
and the private sector
Are part of a *network* of BC Emergency Management professionals representing all levels of government, First Nations, academia, students, and the private sector
Have opportunities to contribute to *advocacy* efforts to influence the profession and practice of Emergency Management in BC
Have opportunities to contribute to *advocacy* efforts to influence the profession and practice of Emergency Management in BC
Have access to, and contribute to, shared resources, member forums, and professional development opportunities
Have access to, and contribute to, shared resources, member forums, and professional development opportunities
Receive a *discounted group conference fee* for the BC Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Conference
Receive a *discounted group conference fee* for the BC Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Conference
Have the option to become a Canadian Risks and Hazards Network
member at a discounted Affiliate Member rate
Have the option to become a Canadian Risks and Hazards Network member at a discounted Affiliate Member rate
Utilize the BCAEM *deployment database *to access opportunities
to assist in emergency response activities across BC
Utilize the BCAEM *deployment database *to access opportunities to assist in emergency response activities across BC
Become a member

History of BCAEM

In February of 2006, a group of regional district emergency program managers met in Kamloops to explore the possibility of forming an association to facilitate the sharing of information, ideas and resources. At that historic meeting the decision was made to proceed with the formation of an association and open membership to everyone in BC in the emergency management field. The first meeting of the BCEMA (as we were originally called) was at the EP conference of 2006. 65 people

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History of BCAEM