Date: June 16, 2016
Mike Harryman was appointed by Governor Kate Brown and confirmed by the state Senate in May as the state’s new resiliency officer. The position was created by the Legislature in 2015 to help lead the state’s efforts with Cascadia earthquake preparedness and other disaster resiliency.
Harryman is an army and national guard veteran who served as director of emergency operations for the Oregon Health Authority. He was the keynote speaker at the AOC spring summit in Pendleton where he shared goals for collaboration with counties.
“I look forward to continuing a strong relationship with Oregon Counties,” said Harryman.
Harryman along with other emergency preparedness experts presented at the summit. Panels on preparedness, recovery, and mitigation were highlights of the three day conference hosted by Umatilla County.
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