NASHVILLE, TN, September 12, 2018— BOLDplanning Inc., the market frontrunner in emergency management consulting and online preparedness planning solutions, announced today its hosting of a free Emergency Management Thought Leader webinar featuring Oregon’s first State Resilience Officer, Mike Harryman.

In this one-hour webinar, Mr. Harryman will share best practices on emergency management issues such as preparedness assessments, policy and guidance, COOP timelines, testing and exercises and coordination among the branches of state government.

The webinar will be held September 20, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. PDT, 2:00 P.M. EDT. Attendees can register at the following link: Emergency Management Thought Leadership Registration.

About Mike Harryman, M.A.

Mr. Harryman was confirmed as the Oregon State Resilience Officer by the State Senate on May 25, 2016. The position was created in response to the Oregon Resilience Plan, a 50-year, long-term planning document that addresses reducing risk and improving recovery for the next Cascadia Earthquake and Tsunami.

Prior to this, Mr. Harryman served as the Director of Emergency Operations within the Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division: Health Security, Preparedness and Response program. In this role, he served in numerous command leadership roles in relation to the State’s Public Health response efforts, including the 2009 H1N1 response, the 2011 Japanese Radiation response, and the 2014 statewide Ebola planning and response. He also served as the Incident Manager for all state operations.

Mr. Harryman is a veteran of the 1991 Gulf War, and in 1999, retired after a 22-year career at the rank of Master Sergeant from the U.S. Army/Oregon Army National Guard.

Mr. Harryman received his master’s degree with honors