DHSEM Seeking Whole Community Inclusion Emergency Planners


To promote and strengthen inclusive, whole community planning in Colorado. The Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) developed an integrated strategic plan to establish a statewide network of community-based, whole community inclusion emergency planners. State, regional, and local jurisdictions are conducting whole community inclusion planning, training, and exercises. However, these activities are not synchronized or coordinated. With continued support from the general assembly, the DHSEM Access and Functional Needs (AFN) Program and its network of regional whole community inclusion planners will provide coordination, information sharing, and collaboration to strengthen not only AFN planning, but also whole community planning across Colorado. This solicitation pertains to the South Central All-Hazard Region (SCR) and San Luis Valley All-Hazard Region (SLVR), both in the State of


People insterested in becoming a planner with the Colorado DHSEM can access this opportunity on the Colorado Vendor Self Service (VSS) website.  After entering the website click on the tab labeled "public access" on the left side of screen.   Next, in the "keyword search" box type in the blank white space the number "0101" to bring up the solicitation and attachments.  The process for applying for the positions are detailed in the attachments.  


All inquiries should be submitted by email to cdps_edo_bids@state.co.us as outlined on the attachments within the VSS post.

  • August 19, 2019: Questions to be emailed to: cdps_edo_bids@state.co.us, no later than 2 p.m. MT
  • August 21, 2019: Answers to be posted to VSS no later than 2 p.m. MT
  • August 26, 2019: Bids Due, emailed to: cdps_edo_bids@state.co.us, no later than 2 p.m. MT