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Panel Discussion: Emergency Management

2022 faced Montanans with unique & unprecedented natural disasters, ranging from floods to fires. Hear from the team that works day in & day out to keep Big Sky safe & well prepared for emergencies.

Key Takeaways:  

  • Residents can sign up to receive emergency notifications directly on their devices
  • Big Sky Community Evacuation information is now available
  • Emergencies are diverse and dynamic, and residents should create personal plans to be self sufficient for at least 72 hours.


  • Greg Megaard | Fire Chief – Big Sky Fire Department
  • Patrick Lonergan | Chief of Emergency Management and Fire – Gallatin County Emergency Management
  • Dan Springer | Sheriff – Gallatin County
  • Joe Brummel | Director of Disaster & Emergency Services – Madison County
  • Caleb Schreiber | Zone Fire Management Officer – Custer Gallatin National Forest

Supplemental Materials:


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