Apply Now: Disability Emergency Management Advisory Council
The Disability Emergency Management Advisory Council (DEMAC) of
Oregon is a new group that will help ensure Oregon is prepared to meet
the needs of people with disabilities in disasters. DEMAC will advise
state agencies on disability-accessible ways to keep communities safe
before, during and after disasters.
DEMAC will have up to 25 primary members (who may have designated
alternates), two-thirds of them people with disabilities, and also will
include public health and human services professionals, disability
service professionals, parents or guardians of people with disabilities
and emergency managers. DEMAC will also have general members who get
updates about the council and can volunteer for short-term, remote
Are you interested in joining DEMAC? Do you have friends or colleagues who might be interested in joining?
If so, please read the DEMAC Information and Application document
(see above) which includes more information about DEMAC, expectations of
members and the application to join. Instructions for submitting your
application are included in the document.
- Applications for primary and alternate membership are now
closed. Those who applied during the initial time period can expect to
hear back from us by the first week of November, 2019.
- General members can submit their applications at any time.
- If you are interested in joining as a primary or alternate member
but have missed the initial application period, you may still submit
your application. You will be welcomed as a general member and will be
notified when a primary member spot is open for applicants.
If you need this information in another format or language, please contact email@example.com.
DEMAC is supported and funded by the Oregon Department of Human
Services, Oregon Office of Emergency Management and Oregon Health