Dan Douthit serves as the public information officer for the Portland Bureau of Emergency Communications (BOEC) and Portland Bureau of Emergency Management (PBEM). The position oversees public information and media relations for both bureaus.
Dan started working at PBEM in 2008, first as a program specialist focused on regional coordination, and then as public information officer in 2013. Dan started working for BOEC in 2018. He also previously served as a staff member in Portland Mayor Tom Potter’s office. He holds an M.A. in Political Science and B.A. in Political Science and Canadian-American Studies from Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA.