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State Emergency Response Commission Members



Membership of the State Emergency Response Commission is established in state code (29 Del. Code, §8226). The Secretary of the Department of Public Safety serves as chair, and the Director of DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances serves as vice chair.

Robert Coupe
Secretary of the Department of Safety and Homeland Security

Colonel Nathaniel McQueen (Proxy: Lt. Col. Monroe B. Hudson, Jr.)
Superintendent of the Division of State Police

Jennifer Cohan (Proxy: Gene Donaldson)
Secretary of Department of Transportation

Timothy Ratsep
Acting Director of DNREC’s Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Grover P. Ingle (Proxy: Michael G. Chionchio)
State Fire Marshal

A. J. Schall Jr.
Director of the Delaware Emergency Management Agency

Dr. Karyl Rattay (Proxy: Rick Perkins)
Director of Division of Public Health

Dave Irwin
Chairperson of the New Castle County LEPC

Colin Faulkner (Proxy: David Mick)
Chairperson of the Kent County LEPC

Charles Stevenson
Chairperson of the Sussex County LEPC

Rep. Joseph DiPinto (Proxy: Willie Patrick, Jr.)
Chairperson of the City of Wilmington LEPC

Robert Ricker
State Fire Prevention Commission

Robert L. Byrd
Rail Transportation

Alfred Johnson Jr.
Air Transportation

Michael Layton
Highway Transportation

Lynn Krueger
Water Transportation

Capt. Brian Wong
Shippers

Vacant
Chemical Users

James Lee
Consignees

Robert (Biff) Newnam (Proxy: William H. Baker)
Director of the Delaware State Fire School

Sen. Bruce Ennis (Proxy: Warren Jones)
Delaware Volunteer Firemen’s Association




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