Emergency Management British Columbia
Chris is Executive Director, Operations & Recovery Transition for EMBC, and has been with EMBC Executive in this position since June of 2008. Chris has served as Acting Assistant Deputy Minister for the program twice for approximately one year. As Operations lead over the past 8 ½ years, Chris has overseen program participation and all-of-government response coordination for events such as 2009 wildfire season, the V2010 Olympics, repatriation of BC students caught in the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and a number of other significant flood, landslide and emergency events throughout the province.
Prior to joining EMBC, Chris served with the BC Wildfire Service for 25 years, moving around much of British Columbia, and serving in a variety of roles at the District, Region and Headquarters level.
ScheduleThursday, Feb 23, 2017
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
C-3 - Emergency Planning for BC’s Tourism Industry