Kentucky Emergency Management
KENTUCKY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ANNOUNCES REGIONAL RESPONSE MANAGERS
FRANKFORT, Ky. (OCT 10, 2012) - Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) Director John Heltzel recently announced the selection of three new KYEM Regional Response Managers (RRM).
Patrick Hardsety was named the RRM for KYEM Region Two, which consists of Caldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, Hopkins, McLean, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Union and Webster counties. Hardesty replaces RRM Vicki Martin who transferred to Region Five, replacing John Bastin upon his retirement.
Rick Bobo was named as the RRM for KYEM Region Four which includes Breckinridge, Bullitt, Hardin, Jefferson, Larue, Meade and Nelson counties.
James "Jamie" Sparks was also introduced as the new RRM for KYEM Region Six, replacing Rick Watkins who retired last month. Region Six is made up of Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Harrison, Kenton, Owen, Pendleton and Scott counties.
"I am very pleased to make these announcements and know each region will continue to receive the excellent support offered by their predecessors,"
KYEM has 11 regional response offices across the Commonwealth that serve as the conduit for local and regional perspective and provides a physical presence for KYEM functions at the local level in all phases of emergency management. Each RRM serves as a direct liaison to county officials and has the responsibility to carry out the coordination of information and resources within the region between the state and regional level to ensure effective and efficient support.
For additional information and contact information for the Regional Response Management office nearest you, please visit, http://kyem.ky.gov/teams/Pages/rrm.aspx .