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The Local Emergency Management Committee

2121 Panoramic Circle, Suite 240, Dallas, TX 75212
Telephone: (214) 653-7980 • Fax: (214) 653-7988

LEPC Chairman:
Tonya Hunter, Regional EM Operations Coordinator
Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Duncanville

Doug Bass, Chief of Emergency Services
Dallas County Homeland Security & Information Management


Information Coordinator:
Rodrick Jones, CEM, TEM, PCP
2121 Panoramic Circle
Suite 240
Dallas, TX 75212
214-653-7980 | Fax 214-653-7988

Mailing Address:
Local Emergency Planning Committee
ATTN: Rodrick Jones, CEM, TEM, PCP
2121 Panoramic Circle
Suite 240
Dallas, TX 75212

Membership Categories:

The committee shall consist of members nominated by the Dallas County Judge and appointed by the SERC. Members shall be residents of or conduct business in Dallas County.

Membership in LEPC should consist of representatives of the following groups and organizations:

  1. Elected State and Local Officials
  2. Law Enforcement
  3. Emergency Management
  4. Fire and Rescue
  5. Health Units
  6. Hospitals/Medical Centers
  7. Environmental
  8. Transportation
  9. Broadcast and Print Media
  10. Community Representatives
  11. Representatives of facilities subject to EPCRA


Membership shall include at least one representative from each of the groups or organizations mentioned above.

The Dallas County Security & Emergency Management Office, acting as the repository and headquarters for the LEPC, shall make necessary efforts to invite individuals from the various departments, agencies, units and facilities identified above to the LEPC meetings. LEPC members may also recommend potential new members to OSEM for invitation to the meetings.

Any individual interested in serving on the LEPC may place a request to be added to the LEPC roster to the LEPC Coordinator either written or oral. The LEPC Coordinator will annually submit a complete membership roster to the SERC for approval. The LEPC membership does not become official until approved by the SERC. New members to the LEPC will be confirmed by the LEPC upon their request to become voting members of the LEPC.

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