Mercer County Working Group Organizational Structure
11 Municipal Emergency Management Coordinators
Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure
Mercer County Dept of Central Services
Mercer County Office of Emergency Management
Mercer County Dept of Engineering
Mercer County Dept of Planning
Mercer County Office of Public Information
Mercer County Office of Shared Services
Mercer County Office of Information and Technology
The Working Group includes representatives from the individual participating jurisdictions. The Working Group will be responsible for local community involvement in the multi-jurisdictional mitigation plan.
All participating jurisdictions must:
  • Coordinate and facilitate local efforts
  • Attend meetings
  • Provide information and feedback
  • Involve the public and community stakeholders in the planning process
  • Assess mitigation alternatives
  • Select a course of action to be followed for their communities
  • Adopt the plan
  • Implement the plan and monitor its progress
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Consulting Team
James Lee Witt Associates (JLWA), part of GlobalOptions, Inc., is the consultant for this project.

Founded in 2001, JLWA is a leading public safety and crisis management consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., with a regional office located in Jackson, New Jersey. The planners assigned to this project have extensive experience in the development of multi-jurisdictional hazard mitigation plans for counties and communities within the State of New Jersey and across the country.  JLWA is led by James Lee Witt who has more than 25 years of leadership and experience in public service, including eight years as the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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