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BOEC Executive Staff

Steve Mawdsley, Assistant Emergency Communications Operations Manager

"..is a dedicated professional who is committed to providing exceptional leadership internally as well as the highest level of customer service to the citizens and our partner agencies."

Lisa St. Helen, Operations Manager and Interim Director

"Lisa is dedicated to serving the residents of Multnomah County, the emergency responders and the employees of BOEC. She si commetted to providing the very best service possible and believes strongly in finding new methods in which to support her staff the vey difficult work they do."

Genny Dupre, Business Operations Manager

"...best part of her job is the pride she has in working for 9-1-1, knowing that BOEC is the best Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) in the country with the most highly skilled and trained employees and supervisors who truly care about what they do and the people they serve."

Patrick Jones, Emergency Communications Program Manager

"tasked with liaison duties between BOEC and our law enforcement, fire, rescue and emergency medical service partner agencies within Portland and Multnomah County."

Melanie Payne, Emergency Communications Training and Development Manager

"...oversees instructors, certified coaches and supervisors as they promote competency, excellence, and functional skill development."

Laura Wolfe, Bureau Liaison Manager

"duties include: project management; Bureau Legislative Liaison...as well as serving as the alternate Emergency Manager for the Bureau and Administrative Public Information Officer (PIO)."

Gary Bevans, Senior Financial Analyst

"...he lives and breathes numbers - especially our budget numbers. Basically, he is responsible for making sure that we manage the cash we are given at the beginning of the fiscal year..."

Murrell Morley, Principal Business Systems Analyst

"...is responsible for managing the Versadex CAD system used by the BOEC call-taker and dispatcher staff, as well as the mobile data terminals (MDT) used by our partner agencies in the field."