Office of Emergency Management (OEM)

Office of Emergency Management (OEM)

Mission Statement:

The role of emergency management as an office is ever expanding in scope and increasing in its commitment to the citizens of Henry County. The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will implement a comprehensive all hazards emergency management program using sound risk management principles that will improve responder safety, interoperability, quality of life while minimizing adverse effects through mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery activities.

Vision Statement:

Promote a safer and less vulnerable community through effective partnerships of local government, local business and industry, emergency services, human service agencies and the citizens of Henry County.

Henry County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) serves as a staff element for the Local Emergency Planning Commission (LEPC) and a resource for the Henry County Board Public Safety Committee.

Henry County OEM is staffed by one full time Director, and numerous volunteer Deputies. 

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Mat Schnepple, IPEM, EMT-P

Director of Emergency Management 

Phone:  309-883-1287
Fax:   309-278-1993

307 West Center Street
Cambridge, IL 61238