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Department of Emergency Management

Director Francis S. Willett 
Email: fwillett@townofdurhamct.org
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The Town of Durham is committed to the safety and security of its residents. The Emergency Management Department is responsible for providing emergency preparedness services to the residents and businesses within our town. We are currently rolling out multiple programs that will provide important emergency preparedness information to you so that they may properly prepare an effective response to natural, technological, and human-caused disasters.

The Emergency Management Department provides the following key responsibilities to the Town of Durham:
1) Emergency Preparedness Plans
2) Emergency Operations Center
3) Emergency Shelter Management
4) Safer Durham – Emergency Notification System
5) Ready Durham, CT - Online Preparedness Resource Guides
6) Durham Animal Response Team (D.A.R.T.)
7) Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.)

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Emergency Managment Team

Appointed Director & Deputies
Director: Francis S. Willett
Deputy Directors:  Frank Giantonio, Steven A. Levy
Directors:  Christopher Soulias 

Committee Members
Daniel Geary
Communications
Ralph Chase and Katherine Chase
Emergency Shelter Team
Susan White 
Durham Animal Response Team (D.A.R.T.)
Susan Wimler
EMS Liaison 

Ex-Offico Members

Chief Robert Chadd
Durham Volunteer Fire Department
Chief Tom Wimler
Durham EMS & Emergency Communications Director
William Witecki
Fire Marshal
John Jenkins
Forman Public Works 
Aimee Eberly
Health Director
William Milardo
Assistatnt Health Director and Sanitarian

Member of:
Valley Shore Valley Shore
Emergency Management Association Emergency Communications, Inc. (911 Center)