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BOEC Executive Staff

Lisa Turley, Emergency Communications Director

"Lisa believes that the most important task for her as Director is to ensure that the Bureau is prepared to assist the public and partner agency responders during any event that requires a public safety response. To make this culture possible, she and the outstanding staff at BOEC are pursuing a program of accountability..."

Lisa St. Helen, Emergency Communications Operations Manager

" responsible for assisting in the management of day-to-day operations on the 9-1-1 Operations floor."

Genny Dupre, Business Operations Manager

" 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 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

" 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."

Kathie Condon, Emergency Management Program Manager

" responsible for providing overall pre-disaster planning, evacuation and other programs such as training and exercises for natural and man-caused disasters that can affect our services..."