Mike Myers started in June 2019 as the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management’s director.
Before coming to PBEM, Myers retired as fire chief for Las Vegas Fire & Rescue in early 2013 after 26 years of service. In 2014, he served as emergency manager and fire chief for St. Charles, Missouri, and in 2016 as fire chief at Portland Fire & Rescue. In 2019, Myers started Cannon Beach, Oregon’s emergency management program.
Myers is nationally known for his innovative public safety leadership. He holds a B.S. in healthcare administration.
Myers and his wife Tara, a community-minded couple with an affinity for all things outdoors and the quirky friendliness of Portland, are happy to call The City of Roses home.