Demographics

Demographics

The IAB community comprises approximately 200 dedicated professionals. Roughly seventy percent of IAB participants have first responder backgrounds.

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The majority of participants have served with the IAB for more than six years.

Length of service with the IAB

Length Of Service


State, local, and federal responders from various disciplines, as defined by the Homeland Security Presidential Directives, are represented. These disciplines include fire service, law enforcement, medical/health, emergency management, emergency communications, and military.

Active first responder breakdown

Fire Service
Law Enforcement
Medical Health
Emergency Management
Emergency Communication
Military
Other

*Others include: Health & Safety Training, incident Management and Veterinary


The largest percentage of membership currently works at the executive level, which includes Chief, Deputy of Chief, or Emergency Manager positions.

Active First Responder Operational Level

First Responder Operational


The majority of first responders have been in service for more than 21 years and work in jurisdictions with populations of 500,000 or greater.

Active First Responder Length of service

First Responder LOS


The IAB community maintains a wide range of expertise within the emergency response field, representation includes both members and subject matter experts.

General Areas of Expertise (Entire IAB Community)

General Area Of Expertise

*Others include: Search & Rescue, Radiological Materials, Communications, Pre-hospital Emergency Medical Care (Advanced and Basic Life Support), Clandestine Lanoratory Response, Criminal Investigations, Physical Security, Confined Space Rescue, Force Protection, Nuclear Materials, and Public Health


The thirty percent of IAB participants who are not first responders provide invaluable knowledge and expertise in a wide array of disciplines. These participants represent government, academic, professional association, and information technology professional roles, among many others.

Non-First Responder primary professional role discipline breakdown

Governmental
Professional Associations
Information Technology
Academia
Business and Industry
Other

*Others include: Cyber Security, Environmental Emergency Response, Public Health and Standards Development


IAB participants are located across the nation in order to better represent diverse populations, departments, and perspectives.

First Responder Operational

 

Emergency Management

 

Law Enforcement

 

Military

 

Fire Service

 

Medical/EMS

 

Other