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Office of
Emergency Management
Located in Borough Hall
176 Park Avenue
3 Year Term:
Mike Tarantino, Coordinator
Matt Ziemkiewicz, Deputy Coordinator

1 Year Term:
Mayor Joseph DeSalvo
Brian O’Keefe, Administrative Officer of Health
Frank Nunziato, Councilman
Jason Frahm, Fire Chief
Mike Tarantino, Rutherford EMS
John Hurley, School Superintendent
Frank Recanati, Construction Official
Mike Tarrantino, Rutherford EMS
Police Chief John Russo
Genevieve Kacmarcik, Social Service Director
The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is responsible for the planning and coordination of activities during natural disasters and other emergencies. Operating under an emergency operations plan, the OEM coordinates the activities of emergency service units during these incidents.
Auxiliary police officers serve as a adjunct to the OEM in emergencies and also assist the police department during parades, festivals and other community events. As volunteers who hold other jobs, these individuals are a valuable resource to the community whenever they are needed.