Friday, January 4, 2019

Wildwood Crest names new OEM Coordinator


WILDWOOD CREST – The Borough of Wildwood Crest has appointed Ron Harwood as its new Office of Emergency Management Coordinator.

The appointment was made via resolution at the regular meeting of the Wildwood Crest Board of Commissioners on Wednesday, January 2.

Harwood, who also serves as Wildwood Crest Fire Chief, is replacing current Wildwood Crest Police Chief Joseph McGrath as OEM Coordinator for Wildwood Crest.

Harwood’s duties as Wildwood Crest OEM Coordinator will include but are not limited to planning and directing disaster response and crisis management activities; providing disaster preparedness training and emergency plans and procedures for natural disasters such as hurricanes, tropical storms, snowstorms and flooding; working in concert with the Wildwood Crest Police Department and the Offices of Emergency Management of the Cape May County and the State of New Jersey regarding emergency management issues; and planning and directing any of the borough’s potential dealings with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

For further information, contact Wildwood Crest Borough Hall at (609) 522-5176.

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