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Emergency Management Personnel


The Emergency Management department is staffed by one full-time and three part-time employees of the Woodford County Fiscal Court. With backgrounds in fire suppression, hazardous materials, emergency medical care, telecommunications, and industrial safety, the team brings diverse perspectives and skills to the program.

  • Director Drew Chandler, AEM​®, CKEM
  • Deputy Director Johnny Mills, CKEM
  • Deputy Director Brian Clark, AEM®
  • Deputy Director Russell Crabtree, CKEM


Emergency Management personnel requirements are set forth in Kentucky Revised Statute Chapter 39A-F and Kentucky Administrative Regulations Title 106 Chapter 1. Both the Director and any Deputies must complete baseline training as well as annual continuing education milestones. Our staff have each completed the Emergency Management Institute's Professional Development Series and all but one have completed the Advanced Professional Series. 

AEM®​ denotes Associate Emergency Manager. For further information please visit the International Association of Emergency Managers​.

CKEM denotes Certified Kentucky Emergency Manager. For further information please visit the Kentucky Emergency Management Association.