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Meet the State Interoperability Executive Council

Current members:


Mike Duyck

Chief Duyck has over 30 years experience in the fire service, starting his firefighting career at Washington County (OR) Fire District #2, and later joining the City of Lake Oswego (OR) Fire Department in 1988. He joined TVF&R in 1995 and became Fire Chief in September 2010. He has served in all ranks of emergency services as well as fleet services, human resources, logistics, emergency management, and government affairs. Chief Duyck serves as the chair of the State Interoperability Executive Council and represents the Oregon Fire Chiefs' Association.


Bob Cozzie

Bob Cozzie is the Director of the Bureau of Emergency Communications (BOEC). He started his career as a 9-1-1 call taker for the local Sheriff’s Office in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1995, and his career path includes trainer, lead worker, assistant supervisor, Training Coordinator, and Public Information Officer. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management from Colorado Christian University, and Bob and his family moved to the Portland area in 2003 where he was the Training Manager for BOEC, and later Director of Clackamas County 911. He returned to BOEC in 2018 to assume the director role. Bob serves as the Co-Chair of the State Interoperability Executive Council and represents the Non-profit Professional Organization devoted to Public Safety.


Andrew Phelps

In addition to managing the state’s 9-1-1 program and multi-million dollar state and federal preparedness, recovery and mitigation grant programs, Andrew’s office maintains comprehensive planning, training, exercise, and community engagement programs to ensure Oregon can mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from any emergency or disaster, regardless of cause. Andrew also serves as the Governor’s Authorized Representative for disaster declarations. Andrew represents the Office of Emergency Management on the State Interoperability Executive Council.


Adam Haas

Adam Haas has a strong background in operations, project management, and strategic planning, having written a number of public safety communications plans. Mr. Haas has spent 36 years specializing in convergent telecommunications businesses. He has run large urban market cable TV systems and developed hybrid fiber-coax cable TV/telephony operations in the US and the UK. He has launched high speed broadband services, built fixed wireless networks, and initiated numerous telecommunications start-ups. Core disciplines include: Public safety communications; general management; new technology applications; product development; customer service; strategic planning; needs assessments; and project management. He has taken a leadership role in strategic initiatives to improve first-responder communications around the State of Oregon including hands-on experience implementing public safety radio projects throughout rural Oregon, with a particular emphasis on tribal lands. He currently fills a governor-appointed position on the State Interoperable Executive Council (SIEC) as Tribal Representative for the 9 Oregon Tribes and served on the review committee for the State of Oregon’s evaluation of the FirstNet/AT&T plan.


Ben Gherezgiher

Ben is the Senior IT Portfolio Manager for Public Safety agencies and also is Oregon's Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for FirstNet. Ben represents the Department of Administrative Services on the State Interoperability Executive Council.


Betsy Johnson

Betsy Johnson is serving her second term in the Oregon Senate representing the 16th Senate District. In September 1993, Betsy was selected as Manager the Aero-nautics Division of the Oregon Dept. of Transportation, a position she held until her resignation in September 1998. During the 1999 Legislative Session she was Vice President for Legislative Affairs for the Oregon Pilots Association. Betsy has served on numerous local, regional and national boards and commissions. Betsy represents the Oregon State Senate on the State Interoperability Executive Council.


Chris Tamarin

Christopher Tamarin is the Telecommunications Strategist for the Oregon Business Development Department, "Business Oregon," assisting communities with broadband telecommunications infrastructure, applications and public policy. He has seventeen years of experience in marketing voice and data telecommunications services and equipment used in small and large communities by multi-location companies, electric utilities, healthcare providers, schools, and government agencies. He has five years teaching experience at Eastern Oregon University and seventeen years in state government. He has a BS in Business Administration from Elizabethtown College, an MBA from the University of Nevada, and an MS in Telecommunications from the University of Colorado. Chris represents the Broadband Advisory Council on the State Interoperability Executive Council.


Dave Stuckey

Currently the Deputy Director of Oregon Military Department, David A. Stuckey was previously the Director of Oregon’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM), from May 2013 to February 2015. Prior to that, he was OEM’s Deputy Director. He joined OEM following a career in the Oregon Army National Guard (ORARNG), retiring as a Colonel. His last position with ORARNG was the Senior Operations officer, from 2006 to 2009, which involved overseeing the requirements necessary to build army formations for the Global War on Terrorism and the domestic support to local authorities during numerous emergency exercises and winter storm events. Dave represents the Department of Military on the State Interoperability Executive Council.


Joel Lujan

Major Lujan currently represents the Oregon State Police on the State Interoperability Executive Council. Major Lujan is the Director of the Gaming and Employee Services Bureau and has been a member of the Department of State Police since 1998. He has served in several areas of the Department including the Patrol Division, Criminal Investigations Division – violent offender and drug enforcement sections respectively, Gaming Enforcement Division, and currently serves as a member of the Department’s executive leadership team.


John Hartsock

50 years of planning, construction and project management. In 1985 added planning and construction management of LMR communications systems. I have managed the design / procurement / construction / and implementation of the initial 800MHz public safety trunked radio systems serving Washington County, OR / Clark County, WA and Clackamas County, OR. I am now managing the upgrade and expansion of the Clackamas, OR P25 800MHz public safety trunked radio system in collaboration with Washington County, OR. John represents the members in FCC Region XXXV on the State Interoperability Executive Council.


John Lively

Current Responsibilities: Chair of Economic Development Committee, member of Joint Student Success Committee and Joint Carbon Reduction. Previous Volunteer and Work Experience: Lane Workforce Partnership, Springfield Renaissance Development Corporation, Springfield Mayor. Representative Lively represents the House of Representatives on the State Interoperability Executive Council.


Mark Daniel

Mark has 38 years of experience in law enforcement, starting his career as a cadet with the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office in 1981. He was a police officer and a sergeant with the Salem Police Department, until becoming a lieutenant with the Port of Portland Police Department. Chief Daniel has experience in emergency management, homeland security, patrol operations, Investigations, school policing, property/evidence room operation and management, traffic enforcement including Implementation and administration of a photo enforcement program, code enforcement, aviation law enforcement and regulation, canine operations (Patrol, Narcotics and Explosives), threat and risk management. Chief Daniel is also active in his home community as a volunteer firefighter/EMT. Chief Daniel represents the Association of Chiefs' of Police on the State Interoperability Executive Council.


Mike Herb

Mike is a 35 year public safety professional having served as a Volunteer Fire Fighter, Emergency Medical Technician, 911 Operator and Police Officer. He retired in 2017 as a Captain with the Forest Grove Police Department. Mike is currently the Operations Manager at the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training in Salem and oversees statutorily mandated academy training programs for Basic Police, Corrections, Telecommunications, Parole & Probation and the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. Mike represents the Department of Public Safety Standards & Training on the State Interoperability Executive Council.


Roger Johnson

Roger has worked as an emergency responder for 35 years in both Southern and Central Oregon. He has also served as the Fire Chief for the Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire District since 2012. Responsibilities include management and oversight of a full service fire and EMS organization in portions of Deschutes and Jefferson Counties. Coordinate with local, Federal and State wildland firefighting agencies in a high risk wildland urban interface setting. Roger represents the Special Districts Association of Oregon on the State Interoperability Executive Council.


Thomas Johnston

Thomas Johnston represents the League of Oregon Cities on the State Interoperability Executive Council.


Tony DeBone

Tony has served as a Deschutes County Commissioner since 2011 and was re-elected to his current term in the fall of 2018. He enjoys working to make Deschutes County a place where families can thrive, enjoy our rural outdoor lifestyle and participate in an environment that encourages positive economic growth. The Deschutes County Board of Commissioners is comprised of three elected commissioners who serve four-year terms. The Board is elected at large, serves as the public’s elected advocate, and is the policy making body of Deschutes County government. The Board’s duties include executive, judicial (quasi-judicial), and legislative authority over policy matters of countywide concern. The Board's responsibilities also include creation and enforcement of county ordinances and, in general, providing constituent services through various county departments. In addition, the Board is involved in a host of regional and community efforts and serves as the governing body for other boards such as the Deschutes County 9-1-1 Service District, the Black Butte Ranch Service District, the Extension/4-H County Service District and the Sunriver Service District. Tony represents the Association of Oregon Counties on the State Interoperability Executive Council.


Troy Bowser

Troy Bowser represents the Department of Corrections on the State Interoperability Executive Council.


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