Les Boatright

Assistant EMD, Central Jackson County Emergency Management Agency

Course: Electric and Gas Safety for Disaster Response

Les is currently the Assistant Emergency Management Director for the Central Jackson County Emergency Management Agency in Blue Springs, MO.  He is also a certified CERT trainer and assists the local CERT team’s leadership group.  Before CJCEMA, Les served as the Senior Business Continuity Manager and Emergency Response Manager for KCP&L, now known as Evergy.  In his 33 years with KCP&L, he worked with Federal, State, and local public and private groups presenting electric safety information to thousands of people and is repeatedly sought after as a speaker.