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Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council (EPAC)

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Section 151 of House Bill 2927, ordered by the Senate on June 25, 2021, established the Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council within the Office of the Governor. The mission of the council is to facilitate policy recommendations for catastrophic disaster preparedness, mitigation and response, recovery planning, procedures, and protocols with special emphasis on outreach to representatives of designated state and federal emergency support functions.


Schedule

EPAC meet on the 4th Monday of every other month. All meetings are open to the public per the Oregon Public Records and Meeting Laws.

Next Meeting Date: March 25th, 2024
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM PDT

Location

In-Person:

3930 Fairview Industrial Dr. Salem OR, 97302 Room 200

Virtual:


Meeting ID: 870 8372 5887
Passcode: 384136


Members of the Council
The EPAC council is established within the Office of the Governor and consists of 18 members.

Vice Chair—Ivonne Mora-Hernandez
Oregon Department of Human Services, Email: ivonne.mora-hernandez@odhs.oregon.gov
Danny Martinez
Indian Tribes in Oregon (Warm Springs)
Kelly Madding
League of Oregon Cities (Medford)
Denise Everhart
Nonprofit Community - EM Support Functions Responsibility (American Red Cross)
Deanna Henry
Oregon Department of Energy
Joy Krawczyk
Oregon Department of Forestry
Scott Burwash
Oregon Department of Justice
MacGregor "Mac" Lynde
Oregon Department of Transportation
Alaina Mayfield
Oregon Department of Emergency Managment
Kaylan Kamstra
Department of Public Safety
Mariah Rawlins
Oregon State Fire Marshall Office with the Oregon Fire Mutual Aid System
Emily Wegener
Oregon Health Authority
LT. COL. Ryan Barton
Oregon Military Department
Nathan House
Oregon Health Authority
Mark Ferdig
Local – Regional Emergency Management Organizations
Heather Buch
Association of Oregon Counties – Lane County Commissioner
William Gaston
Private Sector

VACANT: 
Chair

Click here to apply for an EPAC vacancy
For more information, visit the Oregon Boards and Commissions website

Meeting Minutes and Packets

Documents/Additional Resources

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For questions, please contact Debra Wixom, Board Administrator Partner

Cell: (971) 718-7520, Debra.Wixom@oem.oregon.gov