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Earthquake Virtual Tabletop Exercise (VTTX)

  • ICE VTC Conference Room 4310 Southwest Macadam Avenue Portland, OR, 97239 (map)

Original Announcement: Emergency Managers, COOP coordinators, Incident Management Team leaders & participants, and anyone with an interest in crisis continuity and emergency management for the Federal, State, & Local communities in Portland & SW Washington were invited to join the Oregon Federal Executive Board (OFEB)-hosted Earthquake Virtual Tabletop Exercise on 25 April from 0900-1300, hosted in the ICE VTC conference room at 4310 SW Macadam Ave. 

A diverse group of participants came together and exercised a magnitude 6.4 Earthquake scenario, in conjunction with a FEMA-hosted national VTC.

Participants included:

Lea Anderson, Management Analyst, HUD
Scott Asphaug, First Assistant United States Attorney, DOJ
Sarah Barr, Assistant United States Attorney, DOJ
Mario Battle, Transportation Security Manager, TSA
Stuart Blanchette, Contingency Planning/Incident Mgmt, USCG
Bryan Bohn, Emergency Management Coordinator, BLM
Ian Bow, AAPD, CBP
Janean Cantwell, Executive Coordination Center Officer, TSA
Anne Castleton, Emergency Coordinator, City of Portland, Bureau of Development Services Candy Cates, All Hazards Planner, Oregon Health Authority
Douglas Dailey, Security Specialist, BPA
Christopher Dotson, Emergency Management Coordinator, IHS
Valerie Eslinger, STSM, TSA
Lori Fischer, Safety coordinator, USGS
Joyce Hamilla, Executive Director, OFEB
Michael Gallagher, VA Facilities Manager, VA
Jennifer Johnson, Training Officer, FHWA
John Nguyen (facilitator), Manager, COOP and EM, BPA
Michael Patterson, Emergency Manager, VA
Vicki Peterson, Administrative Officer, FHWA
Jeffrey Rapp, Regional Review Appraiser, USDA- Rural Development Susan Romanski, Director, US Preparedness, Mercy Corps
David Rudawitz, Director of Communications, Oregon CAP
Laura Walters, NE Quadrant Coord, HUD
William Wiley, NW Emergency Preparedness & Mgt. St. VdeP
Nicole Young, Economist, DoL BLS

Earthquake VTTX Materials

Exercise Facilitation Guide (General)

Situation Manual


FEMA Registration Short Form