DuPage OHSEM's Municipal Public Information Officer Class
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DuPage OHSEM's Municipal Public Information Officer Class

DuPage OHSEM's Municipal Public Information Officer Class

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DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

418 North County Farm Road

Wheaton, IL

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Municipal Public Information Officer (PIO) Class

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Target Audience:

Public Information Officers (PIOs) from municipalities, fire departments / districts, police departments, schools (public and private), non-profit and private entities, and any other PIOs from within geographic boundaries of a municipality.

Purpose:

To equip PIOs with tools and skills needed in order to coordinate messaging across multiple jurisdictions and agencies by way of a Joint Information System.

Seminar Objectives:

  • How first responding agencies can quickly establish a Joint Information System with other agencies or stakeholders, enabling them to coordinate messaging before, during and after a crisis event.

  • How to establish your brand and utilize social media to get your message out

  • Ways to build and maintain relationships with the media

  • Attendees will practice crafting talking points then film an “on-camera” interview

  • Participants will also be provided with a Public Information Officer electronic toolkit, containing templates and resources designed to help take their crisis communications plan to the next level

Course Date:

This is an all-day course from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  See the “select date” section above to register for a class. Pre-registration is required. 

Course Location:

DuPage OHSEM at 418 N. County Farm Rd, Wheaton, IL 60187 

DuPage OHSEM Directions

For questions about this course, please contact DuPage OHSEM External Affairs Coordinator John Nebl at 630-407-2905 or john.nebl@dupageco.org.

This course is approved by IEMA to qualify as the G-290 Basic Public Information Officer Course.

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418 North County Farm Road

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