Steering Committee

The RDPO Steering Committee provides strategic direction for implementing the regional vision for disaster preparedness. The Committee consists of executives representing the five counties, the City of Portland, major discipline groups, the Program Committee, and some private and non-governmental representatives. 



Meetings are monthly at rotating venues. Occasionally the Steering Committee has joint meetings with the Program Committee (PrC). View Calendar 


Michael Mumaw

Committee Chair, Immediate Past Vice Chair

Emergency Manager, City of Beaverton 
Office: 503-629-6400

Mr. Michael Mumaw has been the Emergency Manager for the City of Beaverton since 1996 and is responsible for all aspects of the City’s Emergency Management Program. Michael has over 24 years of emergency management experience, including two years as a Disaster Preparedness Officer in the United States Air Force.

Mr. Mumaw is currently serving his second term on the Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission (OSSPAC) and chaired the Information and Communications Task Group for development of the Oregon Resilience Plan, 2013. 

Michael has his Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) certification from the International Association of Emergency Managers and the Oregon Certified Emergency Management Specialist (ORCEMS) certification from the Oregon Emergency Management Association. 

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Scott Johnson

Committee Vice Chair

Emergency Management Division Manager, Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency
Office: 360-992-6286

Scott Johnson is the Emergency Manager for Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency (CRESA) in Clark County Washington, where he works with partners to help communities prepare for disasters and emergencies.

His 30 plus years of public service includes boots-on-the-ground time in two wars, two global humanitarian crises, three federally-declared disasters, and four state-declared disasters.

In addition to a Master’s degree in Management & Leadership, Scott is a FEMA certified Master Exercise Practitioner, Community Emergency Response Team Trainer, and has been an air assault qualified combat infantry platoon sergeant, Emergency Medical Technician, Military Police officer, and shipboard firefighter.