Summit County

County NameSummit County
PopulationPopulation 400,001 - 550,000
Director NameTom Smoot
DepartmentSummit County Emergency Management Agency
Address175 South Main Street, #204
City/State/ZipAkron, Ohio 44308
Phone Number(330) 643-2558


Director’s Survey

Which County are you filling this form out for?Summit
Director's NameValerie DeRose
Official County TitleCounty of Summit Emergency Management Agency
Phone(330) 643-2558
Address175 South Main Street, #204
County Population?400,001 - 550,000
Is the EMA Director position full time?YES
How many hours per week are considered full time?40
How many hours per week do you typically work?50 +
What is the EMA Director’s salary range?$59,300.00
Highest level of education of the EMA Director?Some College
EMA Director's certifications?PDS - Professional Development Series
How many years have you been a county EMA Director?2 yrs 4 mos
How many years have you been in the emergency management profession?29
Number of Staff in office?5
Are these positions full-time or part-time?Full-time
If the position volunteer or a paid position?Paid
How is your Emergency Management Agency organized according to the Ohio Revised Code? (ie. What elected official/board do you report to?)Executive Committee (5502.26)
Where does your Emergency Management Agency's budget comes from:County, EMPG, City/Township Jurisdictions, LEPC Grant, Homeland Security administrative grants, Homeland Security equipment grants, Other grants
If so, what and how much time is spent on them?25