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CONTACT US

Pierce County Emergency Management
Ph: 253-798-6595
Fx: 253-798-3307

Monday - Friday     7:30am - 4:30pm

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Main Office - EOC address and link to driving directions:

2501 S. 35th  St. Suite D
Tacoma WA 98409

Fire Prevention Bureau - ANNEX address and link to driving directions:

2401 S. 35th St.
Tacoma WA 98409

Radio Shop address and link to driving directions:

1422 112th St. East
Tacoma WA 98445

Public Education
pcdemoutreach@piercecountywa.gov     
253-798-6595

Public Information Officer
Sarah Foster
253-798-2204

Training & Exercise Coordinator
Bob Dolhanyk     
253-798-2108

On Call Radio Technician
253-798-7111

Urban Search & Rescue
Bill Palmer
253-798-2682

Web EOC or Web Cams
Kyle Bustad
253-798-2230

Webpages (PCEM, CCN, RCC)
Danni Colo
253-798-8589

ABOUT US

Vision
A prepared Pierce County that is resilient to all hazards.

Mission
Create resilient communities and enhance public safety by empowering the whole community in Pierce County to prevent, mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from all types of hazards, emergencies and disasters.

About the Department
Pierce County Emergency Management (PCEM) is a nationally recognized and award-winning department charged with preparing and protecting the people that choose to live, work, and raise a family in the second largest county in Washington State. It is one of the first county emergency management departments in the United States to be accredited through the rigorous Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP). PCEM uses a business process that is data-driven, evidenced based, leverages integrated systems and emphasizes a culture of continuous innovation and a passion for customer service.

2018 - 2021 Strategic Plan

Emergency Management consists of six divisions:

Communications Systems
Tim Lenk, Division Manager
Finance
Ellen Lenk, Division Manager
Fire Prevention Bureau
Warner Webb, Fire Marshal
Operations
Kyle Bustad, Division Manager
Preparedness
Celia Taylor, Division Manager
Washington State Urban Search & Rescue Task Force (US&R  WA-TF1)
Bill Palmer, Division Manager