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Local Government Emergency Management Advisory Council (LGEMAC)

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Section 152 of House Bill 2927, ordered by the Senate on June 25, 2021, established the Local Government Emergency Management Advisory Council (LGEMAC). The Council provides advice and recommendations to Oregon Department of Emergency Management regarding emergency preparedness and response functions.


Meetings

Meetings occur on a bi-monthly basis and fall on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.

2024 Schedule:

Date & Time Date & Time
February 20, 2024, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

April 16, 2024, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

June 18, 2024, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

August 20, 2024, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

October 15, 2024, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 842 3577 6101
Passcode: 617889


Click here to subscribe for Local Government Emergency Management Advisory Council (LGEMAC) updates, agendas, upcoming meeting details, and meeting minutes.


Point of Contact:

Bridget Good, Board Administrator Partner
Oregon Department of Emergency Management
Cell: (971) 718-6519, 
Bridget.Good@oem.oregon.gov

Members of the Council

LGEMAC is made up of 11 individuals representing Oregon counties, Oregon cities, emergency medical service providers, fire departments, the statewide association of emergency managers, emergency responders, government agencies and elected officials committed to minimizing the impact of disasters in Oregon, county sheriffs, 9-1-1 emergency dispatchers, volunteer emergency medical service providers, and public members experienced in emergency preparedness and management.

Interim Chair - Laurie Chaplen: City Councilor for the City of Corvallis

Representing: Oregon cities

Vice Chair - VACANT


Matt English: Hood River County Sheriff

Representing:County Sheriffs

Mike Harryman: President of the Oregon Emergency Management Association

Representing: A statewide association of emergency managers, emergency responders, government agencies & elected officials

Bryan Lee: Benton County Emergency Manager

Representing: The public as a member with emergency preparedness or management experience

Helen Miller: Pediatric Medical Doctor, Retired Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT)

Commander for Oregon

Representing: Volunteer emergency medical service providers

Kelley Minty: Klamath County Commissioner

Representing: Oregon counties

Anthony Pierotti: Pendleton Fire and Ambulance Department Assistant Chief

Representing: Fire departments

Dana Pursley-Haner: Sherman County Emergency Services

Representing: The public as a member with emergency preparedness or management experience

Thomas Roberts

Representing: The public as a member with emergency preparedness or management experience

Jake Shores: Emergency Manager for Multnomah County, Clinical Quality Improvement Coordinator

Representing: Emergency medical service providers

Mark Spross: Director at MetCom 9-1-1 

Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) 

National Emergency Number Association (NENA)

Representing: 9-1-1 Emergency Dispatchers


Click here to apply for an LGEMAC vacancy. Visit the Oregon Boards and Commissions website for instructions on how to apply and information about the application process.