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Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

Readiness. Response. Recovery.

Phone: 503-823-4375

Fax: 503-823-3903

TDD: 503-823-3947

PBEM Staff

Director

Carmen Merlo, Director - Email, (503) 823-4375

Dan Douthit, Public Information Officer - Email, (503) 823-3928

Felicia Heaton, Senior Community Outreach & Information Representative - Email, (503) 823-4614

Daire Elliott, Office Specialist - Email, (503) 823-4375


Operations

David Blitzer, Operations Manager - Email, (503) 823-3739

Mark McKay, Program Specialist - WebEOC - Email, (503) 823-3924

Jeremy Van Keuren, Program Specialist - Neigbhorhood Emergency Team - Email, (503) 823-4421


Planning & Preparedness (includes Planning Section and Training & Exercise Section)

Jonna Papaefthimiou, Planning & Preparedness Manager - Email, (503) 823-3809

Courtney Ochs, Program Coordinator - Email, (503) 823-3738

Laureen Paulsen, Program Specialist - Email, (503) 823-3754

Bob Maca, Program Specialist - Email, (503) 823-3926


Finance & Grants

Shelli Tompkins, Senior Management Analyst - Email, (503) 823-4187

Maria Rubio, Program Coordinator - Email, (503) 823-2055

Sherwen Sells, Accountant - Email, (503) 823-2694


Liaisons

Joseph Troncoso, Fire Lieutenant Liaison - Email, (503) 823-7269


Regional Disaster Preparedness Organization (RDPO)

Denise Barrett, Administrator - Email, (503) 823-5386


PBEM Staff Directory

PBEM staff directory as of August 13, 2013.

PBEM Organizational Chart

PBEM organizational chart from the City of Portland's FY13-14 budget.

PBEM Director Carmen Merlo

Biography of PBEM Director Carmen Merlo.