This section contains information on the Federal partners who oversee IPAWS at the national level.
Federal governance partners are important to the success of the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) program. Federal governance partners are Federal authorities who are responsible for national policies and regulations affecting public alerts and warnings. They represent a large and unique segment of the emergency management community and the American people.
Legislative Government Partners
The IPAWS Program Management Office (PMO) is engaged with the Congressional committees that have legislative oversight of IPAWS. Quarterly reports are provided to these committees, and IPAWS PMO leadership regularly delivers updates on IPAWS implementation and engages with these committees to provide updates on IPAWS implementation. The IPAWS PMO has also conducted an interactive end-to-end IPAWS concept of operations demonstration for members of Congress and their staff at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center.