Aldermen on the Council’s Public Safety Committee will meet back in the Council Chambers today to take care of some regular business: the appointment of Alicia Tate-Nadeau as the Executive Director of the Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC).

Tate-Nadeau was appointed to the position in March. In addition to serving as an Assistant Adjutant General of the Illinois National Guard, Tate-Nadeau made history in 2015 by becoming the first female in Illinois history to be promoted to the position of General. More recently, Tate-Nadeau served on FEMA’s regional team in Flint, Michigan to help address the ongoing crisis with the city’s water system.

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