holmes county ms emaGyrone Granderson
Emergency Management Coordinator

PO Box 209
575 Main Street
Tchula MS 39169
Office: 662-235-5126
Fax: 662-235-5137

The Emergency Management Coordinator is responsible for managing the county’s Office of Emergency Management during each of the four phases of Emergency Management, which include: response, recovery, preparedness, and mitigation planning.

The Emergency Management Coordinator is also responsible for:

  • Coordinating training programs and emergency operations drills.
  • Assisting departments with their emergency and mitigation plans.
  • Operating the Emergency Operations Center when necessary to manage the distribution of county services and resources to respond to and recover from a man-caused or natural event of significant impact to the county.
  • Administering the submittal process for federal and state reimbursement claims for the county’s costs during emergency operations.
  • Managing grant funding that is received through various grant programs established under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

For more information on Emergency Preparedness visit MEMA's website.