KYEM Training and Exercise Program​

Throughout the Commonwealth, the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management(KYEM), as outlined in KES 39A and   KRS 39A and 106 KAR 1:210 and 106 KAR 1:220, is responsible for coordination of emergency response/relief/recovery training and exercises in preparation for natural and manmade disasters such as tornadoes, storms, earthquakes, hazardous material incidents, as well as acts of terrorism involving weapons of mass destruction

 Training listed by KYEM Area

Below are all trainings listed by month.


May 13-15 2022, Kentucky Search Dog Certification, Hart CountyAnnouncementRegister
May 14, 2022, SAR Interviewing, Daviess CountyAnnouncementRegister
May 14-15, 2022, Basic Search and Rescue, Union CountyAnnouncementRegister
May 14-15, 2022, ICS400, Jessamine CountyAnnouncementRegister
May 19-20, 2022, SMIRIC, Pike CountyAnnouncementRegister
May 21-22, 2022, Mantracking, Campbell County-FULLAnnouncement
May 24-26, 2022, ICS300, Pike CountyAnnouncementRegister
May-June-September, 2022, MWRT, Floyd County (Non-KYEM)Announcement
June 04-05, 2022, Basic Search & Rescue (BSAR), Union County AnnouncementRegister
June 07-09, ICAMEO (LSU-NCBRT PER-229), Campbell County (Non-KYEM) Announcement
June 08, 2022, ArcGIS Survey 1-2-3 Training, Franklin County AnnouncementRegister
June 09, 2022, FEMA 395 EQ Safety and Mitigation for Schools, KY-Virtual Announcement
June 15-16, Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals (TEEX MGT-341), Campbell County (Non-KYEM) Announcement
June 21, 2022, FEMA P-154 Rapid Visual Screening of Buildings for Potential Seismic Hazards, KY-Virtual Announcement
June 23, 2022, FEMA P-767 Earthquake Mitigation for Hospitals, KY-Virtual Announcement
June 23, 2022, Pipeline Security for Rural Communities (PHMSA), Fayette County Announcement
June 27, 2022, G191 ICS EOC Interface, Boone County AnnouncementRegister
June 28-29, 2022, HSEEP, Frankfort AnnouncementRegister
June 28-29, 2022, ICS400 Advanced ICS for Complex Incidents, Floyd County AnnouncementRegister
June 28-30, 2022, G2300 Intermediate EOC Functions, Boone County AnnouncementRegister

 State Training Officer
Terry Varney

State SAR Coordinator
COL (R) Wayne Burd


HazMat Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) Coordinator ERG Distribution Coordinator

Danita Farrier​

ICS/EM Training Coordinator

Jennie I. Lasseter

SAR Training/Exercise Coordinator

Exercise Resource Page

KYEM CSEPP Training &
Exercise Coordinator

Sharon Fincel