Chickasaw County Hires New EMA Director

New Hampton, Iowa – Chickasaw County has a new EMA director.

His name is Jeff Bernatz.

Shanin Kroenecke is on the EMA commission and the hiring committee and says there were several very qualified candidates, but Bernatz stood out.


Bernatz is serving as the interim director, but will officially start his post at the end of the month. Kronecke says Bernatz’s background makes him a perfect fit for the job.



Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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