Emergency Management Planning Commission


  • Meetings will be held the 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6:00 p.m.  Check the calendar on the home page to confirm date, time and location as changes do occur occasionally.
  • Township Building
    140 Pottstown Pike
    Chester Springs, PA 19425

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Agendas & Minutes

Emergency Management Planning Commission (EMPC) agendas are available prior to meetings.

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Minutes are also available following approval.

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EMPC Logo: Planning, Response, Mitigation, Recovery


  • Byron Nickerson, Chair
  • Jamie Goncharoff, Vice-Chair
  • Jeff Churchvara
  • Kevin Cook
  • Julie Hearn-Nicely
  • Steve Hirsh
  • Tom Jones
  • Richard Ruth
  • Cathy Tomlinson


Responsibilities of the EMPC include:

  • Acting as liaison between the township, the fire and ambulance companies, and other emergency service providers
  • Assisting the township in the establishment, equipping, and staffing of an emergency operations center
  • Preparing ongoing, long-range plans, including disaster response plans, that address the needs of the township
  • Providing the Board of Supervisors with recommendations on all matters pertaining to delivering emergency services

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