RaCERS Advisory Board Member Named to FEMA National Advisory Council

RaCERS Advisory Board Member Andrew Phelps, the State of Oregon’s Director of Emergency Management, was named to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Advisory Council.

The National Advisory Council “advises the FEMA administrator on all aspects of emergency management, including preparedness, protection, response, recovery and mitigation for disasters and national emergencies. Council members represent a substantive cross-section of officials, emergency managers and emergency response providers from state, local, tribal and territorial governments, the private sector and nongovernmental organizations.”

Andrew Phelps, a John Jay College of Criminal Justice alum, has participated in several Regenhard Center events, including presenting on historic wildfires and a 20-year expert panel on progress and challenges in emergency response.

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