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State Emergency Management Agency Information

Alabama EMAThe Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) is a division of the Kentucky Department of Military Affairs and its role and function are goverened by legislative action as dictated in Chapter 39 of the Kentucky Revised Statutes.  KYEM consists of the main office in Frankfort, Ky and 14 Area Offices located throughout the state. KYEM has many internal programs, including ; the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program, Earthquake, Mitigation, Search and Rescue, Training, and Amber Alert.  KYEM also has an active Public Assistance and  Individual Assistance programs that, during times of declared disasters, will coordinate with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to offer assistance to those who qualify.  The mission of KYEM is to provide a comprehensive Emergency Management System to protect life and property, public peace, health, safety and the environment of the Commonwealth of Kentucky through an all hazards approach to mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery from disasters and emergencies.

Kentucky Division of Emergency Management
100 Minuteman Parkway, RM. 106
Frankfort, KY  40601-6168
Main Phone:  (502) 607-1682
Fax: (502) 607-1251
Earthquake Webpage:

State Director
Mr. Michael Dossett
Phone:  (502) 607-1682

Earthquake Program Manager
Mr. Harry James
Phone: (502) 607-1682
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Public Information Officer
Mr. Gary "Buddy" Rogers
Phone: (502) 607-1611
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State Hazard Mitigation Officer
Ms. Geni Jo Brawner
Phone:  (502) 607-5797
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Communications Officer

State Geological Survey Information
Alabama GSThe mission of the Kentucky Geological Survey (KGS) is to provide for citizens, researchers, industry, and government, scientifically based information on Kentucky's geology and mineral and water resources. KGS conducts research, collects data, and serves as the State's official archive for data on petroleum, coal, minerals, ground water, and topographic and geologic maps. A diverse research program is supported principally by grants from federal and state agencies and industry. Research investigations include the study of water resources, geologic mapping, oil and natural gas resources, coal and minerals, and geologic hazards.   Geoscientists at KGS provide technical advice to more than 100 committees, boards, and advisory groups at the international, federal, state, regional, and local level, and at the University of Kentucky. KGS is a national leader in digital geologic mapping and an authorized ESRI ArcView GIS instruction center. Analytical support services of the laboratory are provided primarily to researchers at KGS, but also to researchers in academia, government, industry, and the private sector who study the environment and natural resources of Kentucky.

Kentucky Geological Survey
228 Mining and Mineral Resources Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0107
Tel: (859) 257-5500
FAX: (859) 257-1147
Earthquake Webpage:

State Director
Mr. Jerry Weisenfluh
Phone:  (859) 257-5500

State Department of Transportation Information
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is the primary transportation departement in Kentucky and exists to provide a safe, secure, and reliable highway system that ensures the efficient mobility of people and goods, thereby enhancing both the quality of life and the economic vitality of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. 

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

200 Mero St
Frankfort, KY. 40622
Phone: (502) 564-5102
Fax: (502) 564 9540

State Secretary
Mike Hancock
Phone:  (502) 564-5102

Transportation Task Force Lead
Herb Hendrickson, P.C.
Phone: (502) 564-2080
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