Local Emergency Planning

The Local Emergency Planning Committee is responsible for:

  • developing a comprehensive emergency plan (CEMP) for the community and keeping the plan up-to-date;
  • receiving information about accidental releases;
  • collecting, managing and providing public access to information on hazardous chemicals in the community;
  • educating  the public about risks from accidental and routine releases of chemicals, and work with facilities to minimize the risks.


NamePositionTerm End
Paul MorrissetteChair (Fire Chief)
Christopher BeecherDeputy Chair
Dan FazioCERT Coordinator
VACANTMass. Emergency Management Rep.
Bill PruyneAmerican Red Cross Liaison
Tammy SpencerHealth Director
Bruce FenneySuperintendent of Public Works
Gordon SmithSchool Department & Buses
Melinda MandevilleCouncil on Aging Representative
Darrell KeaneDPW/Transportation Liaison
Mary McNallyTown Manager
John CloonanIndustry Representative (Lenox)
Chris BuendoMedia Representative
Mark WilliamsPolice Chief
Erin KoeblerDirector of Council on Aging
Chris ZobelIndustry Representative (Cartamundi)
Kerry KervickFire Department Admin
Joanne DeRoseUtility Representative (National Grid)
VACANTUtility Representative (Eversource)
Robert SheetsElder Care (East Village)
Pam SkibaElder Care (East Village)
Jeff HeinzeElder Care (Wingate)
Michelle GarrityElder Care (Care One)
Michael MarcusElder Care (EL Skilled Nursing Home)
Ryan QuimbyIT Director