How do I become a member?

Registration for membership is easy and is just $25 per year. For those that register and attend the annual conference in August, you are automatically enrolled as a member for one year (until the next conference the following year).

For the benefits of becoming a member, click here

To become a member (outside of the conference), click here

Where do I get training materials for my CERT program?

Visit the the U.S. Department of Homeland Security website at www.ready.gov to view CERT training materials and other CERT related information. Click here to go directly to the training materials page.

How do I locate other CERT programs?

To locate other CERT programs in your area, click here.

How do I register my CERT program?

CERT program registrations are handled by FEMA. To learn more about registering your CERT program, click here.

Where can I find team drills and exercises?

FEMA has exercises developed according to national guidance and principles outlined by the Homeland Security Exercise Program. It is important for CERT programs to tailor exercises to reflect realistic events that may impact their community. View the exercises here.

How do I start a CERT program?

CERT programs are created by members of a workplace or neighborhood who want to be better prepared for any hazards that may threaten their communities. CERT programs are usually sponsored, affiliated or created in partnership with a local fire department, law enforcement agency or emergency management agency. To learn more about how to start a CERT program visit www.ready.gov.

How do I obtain support from FCA?

Need support or guidance for your program? Email us here or send us a message via our contact form.

When were past conferences held?

Please visit the FCA Conference History page for the full listing.

How do I nominate someone for a CERT award?

Please use our online form to nominate someone for an award.

How can I become an exhibitor at the conference expo?

If you would like to become an exhibitor, please see our Exhibitor Information page.