Topic: Emergency Preparedness
The speaker will be Jeremy Van Keuren, NET Program Specialist, Portland Bureau of Emergency Management.
Jeremy will give background information on the Cascadia Subduction Zone and other local hazards, he covers what PBEM (Portland Bureau of Emergency Management) does for the city, & talks about putting together a disaster kit and plan. Followed by a Q & A.
About our speaker:
Jeremy manages the bureau’s volunteer programs and is a duty officer. He has worked for the City of Portland since 2003. He has been a policy manager in Portland City Hall (advising two mayors and one commissioner), worked in finance, housing, and economic development. Jeremy has graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelor’s in Anthropology and an Executive Masters of Public Administration.
6:00pm - Light appetizers,
followed by the meeting at 6:30pm