EDUCATION

•     Bachelor of Science, Communications - Northern Arizona University 1991
•     Northwest Public Health Leadership Institute – University of Washington 2007 -2008
•     Executive Masters in Public Administration - Portland State University – 2012 - 2015

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE COURSES

IS 00001 Emergency Program Manager
IS 15.b Special Events Contingency Planning for Public Safety Agencies
ICS 100 Introduction to Incident Command System
IS 139 Exercise Design
ICS 200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
IS 230.a Fundamentals of Emergency Management
IS 235 Emergency Planning
IS 240 Leadership and Influence
IS 241.a Decision Making and Problem Solving
IS 242.a Effective Communication
IS 244.a Developing and Managing Volunteers
IS 250 Emergency Support Function 15; External Affairs
IS 275 EOC Management and Operations
IS 393.a Hazard Mitigation
IS 634 Introduction to FEMA’s Public Assistance Program
IS 700.a National Incident Management System
IS 701.a NIMS Multiagency Coordination System (MACS)
IS 702.a National Incident Management System (NIMS) Public Information Systems
IS 703.a NIMS Resource Management
IS-704 NIMS Communications and Information Management
IS 800.a National Response Plan/Framework

ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK

Multi Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools
NIMS ICS All Hazards Public Information Officer
L-952 All Hazard Public Information Officer
Public Information in a WMD/Terrorism Incident
JIS/JIC/PIO Team Training
Crisis Communications Forum
CDC Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication by Leaders for Leaders
CDC Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication Pandemic Influenza
Law Enforcement Media Relations
Marketing Fire Protection in Your Community
All Hazards Emergency Response
Standardized Awareness Authorized Training Program
Enhanced Threat and Risk Assessment
Exercise Design and Evaluation Course, Oregon Emergency Management
S-330 Task Force Leader All Hazard Approach
MGT 366 Legal Issues and Disasters
ICS 300 Intermediate Incident Command
ICS 400 Advanced Incident Command
ICS 401 Multi-Agency Coordination
ICS 420-1 Common Responsibilities
E – 74 Non-Structural Seismic Mitigation
Earthquake Mitigation for Schools
P 767 Earthquake Mitigation for Hospitals
Continuity of Operations Train the Trainer
Hospital Decontamination Training
Community Emergency Response Team Train the Trainer
EOC Management Inter-jurisdiction Coordination
Risk Management, Gordon Graham
Ethics in Public Life
Basic Skills 1 and 2, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Northwest Leadership Seminar – 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012
DUII Multidisciplinary Impaired Driving Prevention
Child Passenger Safety Level 1, Safety Seat Installer Training
Firewise Communities Workshop
Injury Prevention Education Training
Task Force Leader Special Operations
Program Evaluation
Basic Fire Investigation
Fire Cause Determination
Social Determinants of Health, Solving Problems in Partnership
Manufactured Dwelling Installation, Oregon Building Codes Division
Performing Commercial Fire Inspections
Basic Code Course
High Piled Combustible Storage
Increasing the Credibility of the Code Official
Fire Protection Systems
Solving Means of Egress Problems
Oregon Code Amendment

CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT COURSES

Virginia Tech Terror – Tragic Lessons for All of Us
Managing Emotions Under Pressure
Trauma Intervention Program and Emotional First Aid Training
Bullet Proof Mind, Preparing for Combat
International Critical Incident Stress Foundation:
Specialized Training in the Field of Emergency Services
Line of Duty Death: Preparing the Best for the Worst
Responding to School Crisis: An Integrated Multi-Component Crisis Intervention Approach
Families and CISM: Developing a Comprehensive Program
Terrorism: Psychological Impact and Interventions
Suicide Prevention/Intervention and Postvention
Stress Management for the Trauma Provider
Critical Incident Stress Management – Interventions for:
Individual and Peer Crisis Intervention
Group Crisis Intervention
Advanced Crisis Intervention

CERTIFICATIONS

All Hazards Type III Incident Management
National Fire Protection Association Public Information Officer
National Type III Incident Information Officer/All Hazard Public Information Officer
Oregon Certified Emergency Management Specialist
Basic Applied Practices Series, Oregon Emergency Management
Professional Development Series, Federal Emergency Management Agency
International Center for Prehospital and Disaster Medicine Basic Disaster Life Support
Emergency Medical Technician – Basic
Advanced Burn Life Support, American Burn Association
International Code Council, Fire Inspector 2
Fire and Life Safety Awareness I and II, Office of State Fire Marshal
Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialist, Office of State Fire Marshal
Oregon Fire Instructors Association, Fire Instructor I
National Type II Wildland Firefighter
CPR and First Aid Instructor, Medic First Aid International
BLS Instructor, American Safety and Health Institute
Department of Public Safety and Standards Training
Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations
First Responder Operations
Public Fire/Life Safety Educator III
Public Education Specialist I and II
Public Education Officer I
Instructor I
National Fire Protection Association Instructor I

HONORS AND AWARDS

·         City of Milwaukie, Outstanding Service Recognition - 2012
·         City of Happy Valley, Outstanding Service Recognition - 2012
·         Oregon Trail School District, Partnership Award – 2009
·         Optimists - Outstanding Individual Contributions to the Betterment of Community - 2007
·         Oregon Department of Human Services, Community Service Medal - Outstanding commitment to the non-patient care aspects of a community's EMS System – 2006
·         Oregon Code Committee, Appreciation of participation - 2004
·         Sandy Fire District - Outstanding Service – 2002, 2003, 2004

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS

•     UASI Regional Public Information Officers
•     Urban Area Security Initiative – Public Information Officers Working Group
•     National Public Information Officers Association
•     Public Relations Society of America
•     International Association for Public Participation
•     Homeland Security Task Force
•     Oregon Emergency Management Association
•     National Emergency Management Association
•     Community Organizations Active in Disaster
•     Citizen Corps Council
•     Urban Area Security Initiative – Citizen Corps Council Working Group
•     International Critical Incident Stress Management Foundation
•     International Code Council
•     Metro Area Injury Prevention Professionals
•     Clackamas County Safe Kids Coalition
•     Safe Communities
•     Fire Prevention Cooperative
•     Youth Service Team
•     Metro Area Fire Marshals
•     Injury Creation Artists
•     Oregon Public Policy Committee