Association of Continuity Professionals (ACP) - Central Maryland Chapter is a non-profit trade association dedicated to fostering continued professional growth and development in effective Contingency & Business Resumption Planning. ACP is the recognized premier international networking and information exchange organization in the business continuity industry.

ACP provides members an excellent information exchange experience and opportunities to set response and recovery trends while strengthening relationships through public and private partnerships.

Our Vision

To build the premier international organization for business continuity professionals.

Our Mission

Everything we do professionally and as an organization is dedicated to protecting lives, safeguarding businesses and fostering community resiliency.

Our Core Values

Knowledge – We are valued as experienced thought leaders

Integrity – We are committed to the highest standards of ethics and integrity

Innovation - We are forward thinkers developing better ways to guide the profession

Supportive - We are committed to supporting our members and chapters

A UNIQUE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY: The Maryland Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and the National Protection and Programs Directorate Office of Infrastructure Protection, within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, are hosting a one-day Security Workshop to enhance awareness of, and response to, an active shooter event. Please see this link for details.

The Central Maryland Chapter of the Association of Continuity Professionals cordially invites you to attend our March 9, 2017 meeting. Whether you are a COOP Planner, Emergency Manager, Business Continuity Planner, Resiliency Planner, Risk Manager, or Disaster Recovery Planner this meeting should interest you. We hope you can join us.

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When: Thursday March 9, 2017
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Where: Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), 5401 Rue Saint Lo Drive, Reisterstown, MD 21136


9:00 – 9:30 Arrive and socialize.
9:30 – 9:35 President’s Welcome and Announcements
9:35 – 9:50 MEMA presents Prepardy. A short, fun activity similar to Jeopardy covering questions about Emergency Preparedness
9:50 - 10:30 MEMA presentation providing an overview of MEMA and the SEOC (State Emergency Operations Center)
10:30 – 10:40 Break
10:45 – 11:30 Tour of the MEMA SEOC
11:30 Meeting adjourns

Charissa Cooper, Jessica Nusbaum, and Emily Allen of MEMA will provide the presentations for this meeting. Charissa is the Private Sector Liaison and National Capital Region Planner, Jessica is the Community Preparedness Coordinator and Emily is the Digital Engagement Coordinator for MEMA.

Are you interested in presenting a program at a future Chapter meeting? Is your company able to host a future ACP Central MD Chapter meeting? If so, please contact us.

The ACP Central Maryland Chapter has a group on Linkedln. Please join our group!

In January of 2014, our ACP Central Maryland Chapter hosted the 2014 National Leadership Conference (NLC) at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore. More than 50 ACP Chapter leaders from 25 Chapters across the country gathered at the NLC. Log in to the ACP International Members Only section to view the video and see what took place in Baltimore.