The Berrien County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) have an important role in protecting both their communities and emergency responders if a chemical release emergency happens. LEPC members shall include representatives from different groups and organizations, as described in Section 301(c). A single member may represent more than one of the below groups or organizations. Likewise, a group may be representative by more than one member. LEPCs include representatives from the following groups and organizations: Elected Officials, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, Firefighting, First Aid and Health, Local Environmental, Hospitals, Transportation, Broadcast and Media, Community Groups, Regulated Facilities, Tribal, Education, and Agriculture.

Current lepc members

  1. LEPC Members
  2. Elected Officials
  3. Law Enforcement
  4. Emergency Management
  5. Firefighting
  6. First Aid and Health
  7. Local Environmental
  8. Hospitals
  9. Transportation
  10. Broadcast and Media
  11. Community Groups
  12. Regulated Facilities
  13. Tribal
  14. Education
  15. Agriculture

Click on a category to the left to see the members associated with each.


If you would like to become a member of the Berrien County LEPC please fill out an application and return to Berrien County LEPC, Attn: Berrien County Sheriff's Office Emergency Management Division, 701 Main Street, St. Joseph, MI 49085, Fax: (269) 934-9023, or Email: [email protected]. Please contact The Berrien County LEPC at (269) 983-7111 Ext. 4915 for more information. 

Energize Your Local Emergency Planning Committees

This guide discusses how to energize your Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), by: 

  • Continuing Education
  • Leadership
  • Team Building
  • Other Techniques

Energize Your Local Emergency Planning Committee

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