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Safeguard Iowa Partnership could not complete it's mission without the generosity of Iowa business and Government partners.  We also need the financial support of community minded partners.  To donate to Safeguard Iowa Partnership, please visit the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines website or simply send a check to Safeguard Iowa Partnership, 4400 East University Avenue, Suite 101, Pleasant Hill, IA  50327.  Any contribution would be greatly appreciated!

Safeguard Iowa Partnership is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation whose mission is to better position Iowa and Iowans to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from all types of disasters through the collaboration of private sector business and public sector agencies. 


Lee County Emergency Management Agency is accepting applications for Assistant Coordinator. This position is a training position beginning April 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020 in order to assume the position of Coordinator on July 1, 2020. Preferred candidates will have experience in emergency management, government administration, or planning. Ideal candidate will also have strong computer and organizational skills, ability to prepare reports, write grants and effectively communicate with the general public. Salary while temporary assistant, April 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020, is based on an annual salary of $25,000 plus health insurance and is 32 hours per week. Salary as Coordinator will be approximately $38,000 plus health insurance and for 32 hours per week. Application, cover letter and resume required.

Applications and associated documents are available on the Lee County website at https://leecounty.org/offices/hr/index.htm and will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on February 3, 2020. A complete job description for the Coordinator position can be viewed on the Lee County Emergency Management Agency website at https://leecountyema.com. Return completed application and resume by mail or in person to Lee County Emergency Management Agency, 811 Ave E, Fort Madison IA 52627 or by email to coordinator@leecountyema.com.

Lee County provides equal opportunity in employment to all persons regardless of age, race, creed, color, sex, national origin, religion or disability.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Lee County EMA Coordinator, Steve Cirinna at 319-372-4124 or by email at coordinator@leecountyema.com.

Safeguard Iowa Partnership is a private not for profit corporation.  Our operation is dependent on the financial support we get from our members, like-minded organizations and individuals, and grant funding.  Without this support, we cannot continue to provide the training and educational opportunities to help prepare for and prevent crisis situations and information sharing and resource coordination that help make disaster response more efficient and effective in Iowa.

We appreciate your support.  To provide financial assistance to our efforts, please Click HERE and select Safeguard Iowa from the drop down menu.  Thank You!

How to become involved? 

Safeguard Iowa Partnership offers a variety of opportunities to our members.  Join today. 


Services within the preparedness program have a  goal to increase prevention and preparedness plans throughout organizations. 

Business Emergency Guides 

This guide will provide steps to respond safely to many different types of emergencies. 

Take 5 Business Continuity Scenarios 

Quick business continuity discussion topics to engage employees and colleagues on your company's plan(s).  


Training, education and exercises make up a majority of our response program. 

Emergency Operations Center Liaisons 

Private-sector representative within local and state emergency operations centers to provide situational awareness and resources support.   

Information Sharing 

Providing updates to our Partners from local, state, regional and federal partners prior, during and after disaster impacting Iowa businesses and communities. 


Resources to assist with the recovery from a disaster that affects your business or organization. 

Disaster Resources

Providing resources that are available to assist in the recovery efforts. 

Business Damage Survey

Online survey to capture disaster impacts to the business community following a disaster.  

Upcoming events

Learn more and register for upcoming trainings offered by Safeguard Iowa Partnership or one of our Partners 

What's New 

Stay up-to-date on the latest briefings. 


Learn more regarding the success of public-private partnership here.  

2019 National Preparedness Month is September and it will be upon us before we know it.  Visit our friends at Ready.gov to find out how to be better prepared at home.

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