Municipal Elected Officials

Local authority roles and responsibilities to help your community prepare, prevent, respond and recover from emergencies and disasters.


The Municipal Elected Officials (MEO) course is intended for local authorities to complete within 90 days of assuming office.

This course is designed to:

  • provide background on emergency management principles
  • introduce other key players in emergency management
  • discuss the legislation that delegates legal responsibilities to the local authority in emergency situations

Course information

  • Students must attend the full course to be issued a certificate of completion.
  • This course has no pre-requisites, but Basic Emergency Management is recommended.

The Alberta Emergency Management Agency offers this course in-class and online.

  • The in-class course is designed to be completed in 3 to 5 hours.
  • The self-directed online course is designed to be completed in 2 to 4 hours.

For more information about this course, see the MEO course outline.

How to enrol

In-class training Online training


Connect with Alberta Emergency Management Agency Training:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Email: [email protected]