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All counties, cities, regional governments, and special districts within Clackamas, Columbia, Multnomah, and Washington counties in Oregon, and Clark County in Washington, are eligible to be members of the RDPO. State and federal agencies, non-governmental and private sector organizations, and intergovernmental organizations formed under ORS 190 in Oregon or RCW39.34 in Washington operating in the Region with a stake in disaster preparedness are also eligible to be members of the RDPO.
The following regional governments, counties, cities and special districts have signed onto the RDPO IGA to date (Februafry 5, 2015):
2. Port of Portland
4. Clackamas County, OR
5. Clark County, WA
6. Columbia County, OR
7. Multnomah County, OR
8. Washington County, OR
9. City of Portland
10. City of Gresham
11. City of Vancouver
12. Scappoose Rual Fire District
13. Clatskanie Rural Fire District
14. Columbia 911 Communications District
The RDPO expects many more jurisdictions to sign onto the IGA in early 2015. An MOU with private and non-profit sector partners is also expected.
Current private and non-profit sector members of the RDPO:
1. American Red Cross Cascades Region
2. Portland General Electric (PGE)
3. Northwest Natural
4. Pacific Power
The RDPO Steering Committee is working to grow partnerships in these sectors as part of its work in 2015.