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Local Emergency Planning Committee 

The Darke Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is a thirty-seven member Committee is established in both federal and state law under the SARA Title III Act in federal code; as well as, Ohio Revised Code Chapter 3750. The purpose of the LEPC is to perform “Community Planning” for emergencies that involve hazardous and/or extremely hazardous substances. These plans must include fixed site facilities, as well as, transportation systems to include railway, pipeline, and highways.


Members of the Darke County LEPC are nominated by the Board of Darke County Commissioners and appointed to two-year terms by the State of Ohio Emergency Response Commission (SERC).


The Darke County LEPC meets quarterly on the third Tuesday of March, June, September and December beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the Darke County EMA facility, 5183 County Home Road in Greenville. All meetings of the Darke County LEPC are open to the public.


The Darke County LEPC also serves as the Darke County Citizen Corps Council.


Executive Committee

President - Matt Aultman, Darke County Commissioner
Vice President - Brian Phillips, Greenville Township Emergency Services
Treasurer - Mark Whittaker, Darke County Sheriff's Office
Secretary - James Schaar, Darke County Environmental 


Board Members

Information Coordinator - Mindy Saylor, Darke County EMA
Emergency Response Coordinator - Kevin Subler, Darke County LEPC

Ken Johnson, Darke County EMA

Russ Thompson, Greenville Fire Department
Eric Roberts, Greenville Police Department

Steven Wenning, Greenville Township Emergency Services

Shawn Brandenburg, Darke County HazMat

James Courtney, CSX

Jeff Bailey, Wayne HealthCare

Chadley Davidson, Wayne HealthCare
Jordan Francis, Darke County General Health District

Brittany Weitzel, Darke County General Health District

Ginger Magoto, Darke County General Health District
Toni Carmichael, Ohio EPA

Keith Wise, Ohio EPA

Alyssa Corbiel, Ohio EPA
Krista Fourman, Darke County Solid Waste District
John Wright, American Red Cross
Stephan Brown, BASF

Todd Denniston, BASF
Laurie Mamazza, Whirlpool
Sarah Chalk, Whirlpool

Akinbobola Akinyosoye, Whirlpool 
Alan Davis, Ohio Department of Transportation
Dylan Didier, Ohio Department of Transportation

Mark Heltsley, Ohio Department of Transportation
Phil Clayton, Ohio EMA
Sam Reed, Ohio EMA

Ryan Berry, Daily Advocate
Jeff Yantis, Darke ARES

Andy Williams, AEP 
Jennifer Davenport, Darke Rural Electric
Ben Centers, Continental Carbonic

Ryan Hill, Continental Carbonic
Isaiah Counts, Midmark Corp
Eric Cook, Andersons
Mike Colamarino, Darke County Parks District

Jim Bowell, Edison State Community College

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