Emergency Alert System

The Office Of Emergency Management is a co-chair of the New York State Emergency Communications Committee (NYSECC), which oversees the planning for the State's Emergency Alert System (EAS).

Quarterly NYSECC Meetings

Meetings are typically held on the third Thursday of January, April, July and October. Monthly teleconferences and additional meetings are held as needed to administer the plan.

Annual EAS Presentations/Information Sessions

  • Broadcast: Syracuse Area SBE Annual Regional Engineering Conference
  • NYS Emergency Management Office - Annual Emergency Conference
  • NYS Public Service Commission / SUNY Empire State College - Annual Telecommunications Seminar

EAS Publications and Reports

NYSECC Co-Chairs

William A. Peat Jr.

New York State Office of Emergency Management

Phone: 518-292-2311
Fax: 518-457-4923
Email: wpeat@dhses.ny.gov

Robert Sullivan

Cable Telecommunications Association of New York
Phone: 518-463-6676
Fax: 518-463-0574
Email: robert.sullivan@cabletvny.com

Richard Novik

New York State Broadcaster's Association
Phone: 518-456-8888
Fax: 518-456-8943
Email: dnovik@nysbroadcasters.org

Steven Sokal

New York State Public Service Commission
Phone: 518-486-2826
Fax: 518-486-5727
Email: steven.sokal.dps.ny.gov

Kevin E. Wisely