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Justin Gibbs, Clatsop County Emergency Management Director
Justin Gibbs, Clatsop County Emergency Management Director
CORRECTED RELEASE-- EM Director Appointed to State Advisory Council (Photo) - 03/01/24

CORRECTED RELEASE: Changed “national hazards” to “natural hazards”

 

(Astoria, OR) -- Clatsop County Emergency Management Director Justin Gibbs has been appointed to the Oregon Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council.

The council is housed in Governor's Tina Kotek's office and facilitates policy recommendations for catastrophic disaster preparedness, mitigation and response, recovery planning, procedures, and protocols with special emphasis on outreach to representatives of designated state and federal emergency support functions.

"Clatsop County faces many severe natural hazards such as winter weather events, wildfires, earthquakes and tsunamis. This is a wonderful opportunity bring our rural county's perspectives and needs to the forefront of discussions and policy recommendations. I am honored by this appointment," Gibbs said.

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