MSACP/ACP members enjoy the following benefits:

  • Regular chapter meetings, announcements and high quality professional presentations by experts.
  • Opportunities to network with professionals in the public and private sector, acquire knowledge, exchange ideas, and gain experience via local chapters and the Corporate ACP Mentor Program.
  • Learn about state-of-the-art contingency and business continuity techniques.
  • Serve as a unifying force in defining and leading this rapidly evolving field.
  • Identify and implement means and methods for public and private sector collaboration and interface.
  • Quarterly corporate newsletter, ‘The ACP Sentinel’, which includes business reports, program announcements, planned association activities and current articles;
  • Numerous and various quality product and service opportunities at discounted member prices.
  • Major discounts at industry recognized conferences, symposiums, training, and products.
  • Continuing professional education credits with membership and participation at the chapter and corporate levels (including DRII certification credits).
  • Add significantly to the success of your organization by acquiring knowledge that enhances the ability to develop effective response and recovery plans.
  • Membership card and certificate.

Annual membership fee is $150.

For more information, please contact our Membership Director, Rachel Wade Tutor - Cell: (901) 229-9020

You may also join today using the online application >> Join Now < <

Please be sure to make the "Chapter Selection" of TN: Mid-South (Memphis)

Mid South Association of Continuity Professionals meets on the second Wednesday each month unless noted here.

If your or your organization are interested in hosting an event or speaking at an upcoming meeting may contact
Curtis Parker at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Upcoming Meetings


December 12, 2018 - Members Only Holiday Luncheon

Each year the MSACP board hosts a 'members only' holiday Luncheon.

This year join us at 

Lafayette’s Music Room
2119 Madison Ave
Memphis, TN 38104

RSVP required by Friday Dec 7th – 12:00Noon


>>Click HERE<<


Prior Meetings

January 10, 2018 - Terrorism - Prevention and Response 

Director Dale Lane - Director of the Shelby County Office of Preparedness will discuss terrorism and the preventive measures being taken by Shelby County to prepare for such events including civil violence or other community disasters.  Join the discussion about how we can prepare our organizations to respond to these types of disruptions and how the Shelby County Office of Preparedness can help us improve our communications with our internal staff on the importance of training and equipping ourselves for such times.

Register >> HERE << before January 9, 2018 at 5:00PM


February 8, 2018

Joint meeting with ASIS on Thursday February 8th from 11:30 - 1:00

Come hear our guest speaker Kimberly M. Drummer - National Preparedness Specialist - USPS Headquarters as she discusses the importance of Business Resiliency Planning.

Located at Southern College of Optometry
1245 Madison Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
Lunch will be provided.

There is no cost to attend.  Please register >>HERE<< for this session.


March 6-7, 2018 - FEMA Public - Private Partner Summit

MSACP will be helping to sponsor, support, and host this gathering.

Hear from public and private partners about protecting assets and operations, preventing major

disruptions, and developing collaborative approaches to respond to major emergencies and disasters.

Register now - participation is limited

CLICK HERE >>Enter the password “Partnership” to access the registration site.


FedEx Event Center at Shelby Farms Park

6903 Great View Drive North

Memphis, TN 38134

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September 12, 2018 - Collaboration in Emergency Preparedness

Guest Speakers: Shelby County Office of Preparedness and City of Memphis Office of Emergency Management

September is National Preparedness Month!  Join the Mid-South Association of Continuity Professionals in learning how Shelby County and the City of Memphis coordinate their efforts in response to events in the Mid-South and surrounding areas.

Join the discussion about how we can prepare our organizations to respond to events in an effort to help us improve our communications with our internal staff on the importance of training and equipping ourselves for such times.

This year’s National Preparedness Month theme is “Disasters Happen.  Prepare Now.  Learn How."
In addition to the overarching theme for the month, each week has a theme highlighting different preparedness actions.
For more information, visit

Also, we will begin our discussion on the future of MSACP and how each of our members play a vital role!

There is no charge to attend the September 12, 2018 meeting.  It will be held from 2:30 until 4:00PM.


We encourage you to register >> HERE<< before Tuesday September 11th at 5:00PM


To be rescheduled - October 31, 2018 - ALSAC – Cyber Security - Safeguarding donor and business information

Guest Speaker: Amy Lahey -  Vice President, Administrative Operations & Information Security for St. Jude / ALSAC


October is National CYBER AWARENESS Month!  Join the Mid-South Association of Continuity Professionals in learning from Amy how ALSAC safeguards their critical donor and business information.

There is no charge to attend the October 31, 2018 meeting.


Please  register >> HERE<< before Tuesday October 30th at 5:00PM





About Mid-South Association of Continuity Professionals

The Mid-South Association of Continuity Professionals is an organization whose mission is to share information about business continuity and disaster recovery, and to promote individual and business preparedness.  Its membership represents a wide variety of public, private, and non-profit organizations across the Memphis/Mid-South region.  For more information about the Mid-South Association of Continuity Professionals , please visit 


Please join us December 12th for the 2018 MSACP Holiday Luncheon

 December 2018 Holiday Luncheon

There is no cost for Members to attend, however you must RSVP.

 RSVP using >> This Link << to register now.


Registration deadline is NOON on Friday, December 12, 2018.

If you have not renewed your 2018 Membership, or are otherwise not a MSACP Member, please click here and select from the top of the new page to update your membership status!





 Click below to view the

2017 ACP Year End Report

First Tennessee has an open business continuity position. (12/2017)

This link will take you to the full job description / posting


BC/DR Industry Resources:

*          International Association of Contingency Planners (ACP)

*          Continuity Insights

*          Disaster Recovery Institute (DRII)

*          Disaster Recovery Journal (DRJ)


*          International Consortium for Organizational Resilience (ICOR)

Local Resources:

*          Community and Regional Resilience Institute (CARRI)

*          Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI)

*          InfraGard

*          Memphis-Shelby County Emergency Planning Committee (MSLEPC)

*          Memphis Emergency Management Agency (Memphis EMA)

*          Memphis Police Department

*          MLGW Outage Map

*          Ready Shelby (I'm Ready)

*          Shelby County Sheriff’s Office

*          Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA)

National Resources:

*          American Red Cross

*          Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)

*          Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

*          Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)