Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is to be composed of elected state and local officials and representatives from:

  • Broadcast and print media
  • Community groups
  • Emergency management
  • Emergency medical services
  • Firefighting
  • Health
  • Hospital management
  • Law enforcement
  • Local environmental management
  • Owners and operators of facilities storing and using Title III chemicals
  • Transportation

Emergency Response Plan

The LEPC is charged with developing an emergency response plan to deal with accidental chemical releases from Title III facilities in Spencer County and with making available to the general public chemical information submitted by those facilities.


Department Member
Government Mickey Toler
David Gogel
Emergency Medical Jane Stout
Industry Phillip Schmidt: By-Laws
John Lagrange: Exercise
Fire Fighting Max Meyer: Training
Media Jim Anderson
Health Kim Hay
Environmental Cara Matthews
Dan Rininger: Communications
Emergency Management Al Perdue: Chair/Community Emergency Coordinator
Stephanie Melton: Coordinator
Theresa Cail: Planning
Cassie Parker: Secretary/Treasurer
Law Enforcement Jim McDurmon
Community Groups LaVerl Uhde
Environmental Vacant
Transportation Al Logsdon
Hospitals Keith Kahre