Jones’s Local Government Experience Leads to State EMA Opportunity

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Eric Jones, Elmore County EMA Director, has accepted a position with Alabama EMA as Emergency Management Program Coordinator. Jones’s local government experience played a key role in his selection for and decision to accept the position.
“The Elmore County Commission is so proud of Eric and the fact that he has this opportunity. For someone with his background and expertise in local government emergency management to be able to take his talents to a statewide platform, our state and the various local governments will be gaining a great asset. His departure will leave a void in our county, but Eric has developed a top notch, efficient and effective program for the citizens of our county that we are confident we will be able to maintain for years to come” stated Elmore County Commission Chairman Troy Stubbs.
Eric Jones has mixed emotions as he leaves the stellar program he has poured his life into over the last 14 years. “I will always consider the opportunity to serve my home county as a public servant in EMA/ HS as one of the highest honors and privileges of my life and will miss it greatly” said Jones.
The Elmore County Commission wishes Eric the best in his new role and is excited to see how Eric’s talents can be leveraged at the state level to continue providing Elmore County citizens with an exceptional emergency management program.
Jones will be transitioning into his new role with Alabama EMA in mid August.
Questions related to this release can be directed to Richie Beyer, Elmore County CEOO at wrbechd@elmoreco.org or 334-398-3325.
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