Sarah Gamblin-Luig

Deputy Commissioner

Sarah Gamblin-Luig joined the City Emergency Management Agency in February 2010 as a program specialist responsible for public information, community outreach, training, exercise and general emergency management. In 2012, Sarah was promoted to Communications Center Coordinator taking responsibility for all notification and communication equipment and processes for the agency. In addition to those tasks, Sarah serves on a number of committees and advisory councils responsible for developing policy at the local, state and federal levels. She has also served as the lead on several high-profile events, including Major League Baseball Playoffs, National Hockey League Playoffs, Fair St. Louis and the city’s response to civil unrest in 2014.

An authority on social media, Sarah has been elected to the board of the Social Media Club in St. Louis, has been a speaker at the Missouri Emergency Management Conference and the Red Cross Preparedness Academy. She has also been a consultant for several departments and organizations as they look to engage in using social media for local government or emergency response purposes. In 2015, Sarah was appointed the Department of Homeland Security’s Science & Technology Directorate’s Social Media Working Group for Emergency Services and Disaster Management which establishes and collects best practices and solutions to be utilized by public safety officials throughout the nation. 

Sarah is a graduate of Webster University, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication. She is a member of the International Association of Emergency Managers, Missouri Emergency Management Association (board member), Government Social Media Organization, National Information Officers Association and the Engaging Local Government Leaders Organization. Sarah volunteers with Team Rubicon where she serves as the Midwest Territory Communications Manager overseeing marketing and communications for 10 states. She also volunteers as a bugler, performing Taps at military ceremonies and memorial services in the St. Louis area.

Contact Information

Phone: (314) 444-5469

1915 Olive Street
Sixth Floor, Joint Information Center
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

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