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Become a Coordinator

Get Involved with TRANSCAER by Becoming a Coordinator

Are you interested in becoming more involved in TRANSCAERSM? An excellent way to be part of the program is to volunteer as a regional or state coordinator. Please note TRANSCAER is a voluntary organization and the role of a TRANSCAER coordinator is on a volunteer (non-paid) basis.

We are currently seeking coordinators to represent the following states:

  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia
  • Hawaii
  • Maine
  • New Hampshire
  • South Dakota
  • Utah
  • Vermont

Coordinator Responsibilities 

State Coordinators

  • Fulfill the yearly requirements checklist.
  • Establish a stakeholder contact list comprised of chemical and transportation industry expertise, emergency responders, and local emergency preparedness agencies. Provide updates on TRANSCAER regularly (at a minimum quarterly) to this stakeholder group.
  • Identify state TRANSCAER needs and opportunities by actively engaging, meeting, and collaborating with stakeholders.
  • Offer to conduct TRANSCAER presentations at trainings, LEPC meetings, local conferences, or to the public safety community.
  • Maintain a list of state TRANSCAER activities, contacts, and resources.
  • Keep your contact information updated on the TRANSCAER website. You can update under “My Account” once you are logged in.
  • Coordinate and facilitate TRANSCAER State Team meetings (if applicable, not all states have TRANSCAER State Teams).
  • Provide your Regional Coordinator with a report of state TRANSCAER efforts, training requests and identified issues so he/she may report this during NTTG meetings.
  • Commit 1-2 days a month for implementation of these responsibilities to TRANSCAER.

Regional Coordinators 

  • Fulfill the yearly requirements checklist.
  • Provide support to State Coordinators. Remember you are a liaison between the State Coordinators and the NTTG, please bring forward state issues during your regional report-outs at the NTTG meetings.
  • Keep your contact information updated on the TRANSCAER website. You can update under “My Account” once you are logged in.
  • Compile yearly success stories from TRANSCAER Coordinators within your region by the December NTTG meeting.
  • Distribute Appreciation Awards nominations within your region. Submit to the TRANSCAER Director the list of awards nominations by the end of each calendar year.
  • Commit at least 1-2 days a month for implementation of these responsibilities to TRANSCAER.

TRANSCAER Coordinator Eligibility Requirements

  • At least 5 years of experience in one or more of the following fields: Chemical Manufacturing, Transportation, Distribution, Industry, Industry Associations, Emergency Response, Emergency Management, First Responder, Homeland Security, Military or Government.
  • No felony or violent misdemeanor convictions within 15 years (Violent misdemeanor convictions includes, but is not limited to arson, assault, weapons charges, etc.)

If you need more information before applying to be a coordinator, please contact the regional coordinator for the state you are interested in serving. Or reach out to Erica Bernstein, Director of Outreach, CHEMTREC, at

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