Office of Emergency Management
Get the latest emergency news from the Wantage Township Office of Emergency Management by following the OEM Facebook page. This page is especially helpful for weather announcements.
The Wantage Township Office of Emergency Management is part of the Sussex County Sheriff's Office's Emergency Alert System, Smart 911, a reverse 911 system. The system communicates via text and email of emergency situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons, evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods, etc. to those who enrolled in the service. To learn more/sign up visit the Smart 911 website at: https://www.smart911.com/smart911/ref/reg.action?pa=sussexcountysheriff
Emergency Management Coordinator
Phone: No direct phone number. Leave a message at 973-875-7192 or contact through Facebook messaging.
Committee does not have scheduled meetings.
2023 Emergency Management Committee
|Emergency Management Coordinator||Joseph Konopinski||12/31/23|
|Deputy Coordinator #1||Thomas Madsen||12/31/23|
|F.A.S., EMC member||Jeff Post||12/31/23|
|F.A.S., EMC Alternate||Stan Gardener||12/31/23|
|Damage Assessment||Joseph Butto||12/31/23|
|Fire Chief, EMC member||Mark Snook||12/31/23|
|Facilities, EMC Member||Claude Wagner||12/31/23|
|Communications, EMC Member||William Gebhard||12/31/23|
|DPW Supt., EMC Member||Claude Wagner||12/31/23|
|Sanitarian, EMC Member||SC BOH||12/31/23|
|Finance/Resource Mgt., EMC Member||Ashley Wilson||12/31/23|
|Resource Management||Charles Rokonsny||12/31/23|
|Mayor, EMC Member||Jon Morris||12/31/23|
|Public Information Officer||Michael Restel||12/31/23|
|Operations, EMC Member||Joseph Konopinski||12/31/23|
|Operations, EMC Member||Alex Rubin||12/31/23|
|Media||New Jersey Herald||12/31/23|
Sussex Rural Outage Resources
SREC recently updated its outage page on its website to include information on types and common causes of outages, preparedness and power outage checklists, the steps to restoring an outage, and FAQs, along with a link to the live outage map. SREC will host live updates for major outages when they occur on this webpage.
Winter Storm Checklist
Are you prepared if your power goes out? Click here for a storm preparation checklist provided by JCP&L. (pdf)