Andrew Phelps has served as the Director of the Oregon Office of Emergency Management since 2015. In addition to managing the state’s 9-1-1 program and multi-million-dollar state and federal preparedness, recovery and mitigation grant programs, Phelps’ office maintains comprehensive planning, training, exercise, and community engagement programs to ensure Oregon can mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from any emergency or disaster, regardless of cause. Phelps also serves as the Governor’s Authorized Representative for federal disaster declarations. He has also held leadership positions with state, local and non-profit emergency management and response agencies and organizations in New York and New Mexico. He received his undergraduate degree from the City University of New York and his graduate degree from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.
Biography current as of June 10, 2019