Local Emergency Planning Council

emergency preparedness checklist

The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is responsible for coordinating the Town's response to emergency disasters.  That response can include:

  1. On-scene support to local incident commanders during emergencies
  2. Creation of an Emergency Operations Center to manage assets and resources deployed in a large-scale disasters
  3. Serves as a conduit for acquiring assistance and support at the state and federal levels 

Additionally, OEM is responsible for Boonton's preparedness plan and activities. OEM works with local, state, federal and private sector partners in emergency management to plan and prepare for large-scale, multi-jurisdictional responses to all natural or man-made disasters.

LEPC Members

Name Title Term Expiration
Carl Wendt OEM Coordinator 12/31/2021
Bob Ezzi Deputy OEM Coordinator 12/31/2021
Dan DeGroot Public Safety Director N/A
Steve Jones BPD Captain 12/31/2021
David Kaplan Fire Chief 12/31/2021
Michael Gulla Deputy OEM Coordinator 12/31/2021
TBD Kiwanis Deputy OEM Coordinator 12/31/2021
Scott Bednar Deputy OEM Coordinator 12/31/2021
Robert Presuto School Superintendent 12/31/2021
Neil Henry Town Adminsitrator 12/31/2021
Amanda Bendett Public Health Nurse 12/31/2021
Peter Tabbot Health Department 12/31/2021