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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

Readiness. Response. Recovery.

Phone: 503-823-4375

Fax: 503-823-3903

TDD: 503-823-3947

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Interim Director Jonna Papaefthimiou

Jonna first joined PBEM in 2013 and is currently serving as the bureau's Interim Director. Jonna previously worked as PBEM's Planning, Policy, and Community Programs Manager, coordinating citywide planning for emergency response, continuity of operations, and hazard mitigation. She also supervises the bureau’s community resilience team, which includes the Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) and Basic Earthquake Emergency Communication Nodes (BEECN) program, and overall community outreach.

Jonna has also worked as a community organizer, land-use planner, and political policy advisor. She has BS in Urban Studies and in Writing, and a Master in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.