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Alberta‚Äôs provincial legislation places the responsibility for responding to and managing the effects of major emergencies and disasters on local authorities.  Municipal Elected Officials (MEO) course participants will be introduced to emergency management principles, partner organizations, the roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders including elected officials, and the legislation that guides and directs local authorities in their emergency management activities.  Effective crisis communications is essential to emergency response so it is also discussed in this course.

Target Audience:

  • Municipal and Community Elected Officials
  • Chief Administrative Officers, Directors of Emergency Management, and other senior managerial or executive staff of municipalities or communities.

Time to complete: 2 - 4 hours

To Enrol

Information on how to enrol in our training can be found here.

Final Exam

There is a final personal assessment exercise at the close of the course.


Individuals who successfully complete the course will be able to print their certificate from their transcript in the Contact Learning Management System.


If you are having problems registering for the course or exam, please send an email to Please note that emails will be addressed within 5 business days.

  • Date modified: 2018-04-06