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The goal of this professional development course, L-967 Logistics Section Chief (LSC), is to provide local and state-level emergency responders with an overview of key duties and responsibilities of a Logistics Section Chief Type III in a Type III All Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT).
There is no charge for attending, but registration is required. This is a five-day, 40-hour course.

L967: All Hazards Logistics Section Chief Course • Hours: 40

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate, through exercises and a final exam, an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Logistics Section Chief on an AHIMT.
  • Identify the course objective and position-specific resource materials for the position of Logistics Section Chief.
  • Describe the responsibilities of the Logistics Section Chief in relationship to the responsibilities of Unit Leaders within the Section
  • Describe how the responsibilities of the Facilities Unit Leader, Ground Support Unit Leader, Supply Unit Leader, Food Unit Leader, Medical Unit Leader, and Communications Unit Leader support the overall goals of Unit.
  • List the priorities of the Logistics Section Chief upon initial activation, describing how the Logistics Section Chief translates these priorities into action.
  • Describe considerations in activating, briefing, and assessing the capabilities of each Unit.
  • Identify the Logistics Section Chief’s coordination and communication responsibilities outside the Logistics Section.
  • Identify techniques for successfully managing personnel and demobilizing.

August 14-18, 2017

Check-in: 8 a.m.
Course: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

North Kansas City Hospital

2800 Clay Edwards Dr.
North Kansas City, MO 64116

Lunch is on your own each day.

Register via the instructions below.

The required prerequisites to this course include ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800.


IMPORTANT NOTE: Potential students interested in applying for the course must meet the selection criteria and prerequisites. To be considered for the course, please submit the FEMA 119-25-1 application form to your State Training Officer:
MO State Training Officer Jack Raetz / Phone (573) 526-9016/ Fax (573) 526-9262, or
KS State Training Officer Erin McGinnis / Phone (785) 274-1413/ Fax (785) 274-1914.

Complete all sections, #1 through #22b and include your FEMA Student Identification (SID) number required (# 3). To create or retrieve your SID visit: Be sure to document required pre-requisite requirements #10 (list course dates completed/include copies of certificates of completion or transcript) on an additional attachment.

Priority registration is reserved for emergency services personnel in the nine-county Kansas City metropolitan area: Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte and Ray counties in Missouri and Leavenworth, Johnson, Miami and Wyandotte counties in Kansas area. There is no cost to attend. Class size is limited to 30.

Applicants will be notified by MARC if their registration is confirmed and approved by the State Training Officer. For questions, contact Lisa Elsas at or 816-701-8392.

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