Content taken from the Bi-Weekly RDPO Newsletter (12.06.19):
Regional Staffing Changes
- The RDPO welcomes Eva Love as their new Program Assistant. Eva has been working on a range of projects that support the Portland NETs, under PBEM’s Community Resilience Manager Jeremy Van Keuren. Eva brings to the RDPO extensive knowledge of emergency planning policies and principles, is experienced in report writing, research, and supporting public involvement activities, and is skilled in the design and implementation of public information. Eva will be involved in all aspects of our committee administration, will be responsible for developing and circulating the RDPO Weekly Update, will help develop, manage, and share other RDPO information, and will conduct special research projects. Join us in welcoming Eva (email@example.com).
- Clackamas County Disaster Management welcomes Molly Bradley as their Planning and Exercise Coordinator. She is a native to the Midwest and went to graduate school at the University of Oregon where she studied Community and Regional Planning. Molly’s research focused on integrating economic and social resilience into natural hazard planning, and she hopes to bring this holistic planning approach to her new position. Previously, Molly worked as a land use and stormwater planner in Rogue Valley communities. Join us in welcoming Molly.
- Clackamas County Disaster Management Assistant Director Sarah Eckman has accepted a position with Clackamas County Business and Community Services as a Deputy Director. Sarah has been with CCDM since 2007, during which time she has contributed significantly to disaster management locally, regionally, and statewide. She has provided leadership through working with incorporated cities on disaster management planning, building EOC capacity, grant management for Clackamas special districts, and working closely with other county departments to assist them with their preparedness goals. Sarah has provided direction regionally on the Animal Multi-Agency Coordination Group (MACG), Resource Management Committee, and WebEOC. Over the years, Sarah has worked with Oregon Emergency Management (OEM) as a grant reviewer for SHSP proposals and chaired committees for Oregon Emergency Management Association (OEMA). These are only a few areas Sarah has greatly influenced disaster management in our communities. Please join us in congratulating her in her new endeavors.
New!Nationwide Cybersecurity Review Requirement
- The NCSR evaluates cybersecurity maturity and provides actionable feedback and metrics to individual users in state, local, tribal, territorial, nonprofit, and private sectors. It will be open from October-December 2019 for completion. It takes 2-3 hours to complete.
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