Laura Wolfe is a Senior Management Analyst for the Bureau of Emergency Communications (BOEC). Laura began her public safety career in 1977 working in Corvallis, Oregon as a Police Dispatcher and eventually promoted to the 9-1-1 Center Manager. She has also worked for the Oregon State 9-1-1 Program as the 9-1-1 Program Coordinator.
Her current primary duties include: project management; Bureau Legislative Liaison; representing the Director at various meetings and/or organizations; Chair of the State 9-1-1 Advisory Board; the Urban Area Strategic Initiative (UASI) Communications Working Group (CWG); and the Portland Dispatch Center Consortium (PDCC); as well as serving as the alternate Emergency Manager for the Bureau and Administrative Public Information Officer (PIO).
She is also very active working on projects and committees of the Oregon APCO/NENA Executive Board (serving as a Past President) and on the Legislative Committee. Laura loves the variety of what she does each day, although she misses daily contact and interaction with Operations.
In 2011 Laura was recognized with a Life Time Achievement Award from the Oregon Chapter of APCO/NENA.