The Bernardsville OEM is established by Borough Ordinance in accordance with applicable state statutes.The Office consists of one Coordinator, two Deputy Coordinators and a Local Emergency Planning Committee all appointed by the Mayor. In addition various OEM Volunteers from the community are appointed to assist with programs such as CERT and the Shelter Volunteer Program.
The Office is charged with the responsibility to plan, prepare, mitigate and respond to local emergencies and disasters. The OEM works closely with members of the Police Department, Fire Department, First Aid Squad, local community organizations as well as with other local, County, State and Federal emergency response agencies.
For further information, please refer to the Office's website.