OAR 837-095-0030
SERC Executive Committee


The State Emergency Response Commission shall maintain a SERC Executive Committee whose purposes include but are not limited to:


Advising the SERC on the designation of Emergency Planning Districts consistent with Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 837-095;


Advising the SERC on the creation, modification, or dissolving of Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPC) and on the confirmation of appointments to those committees;


Reviewing plans developed by Local Emergency Planning Committees and making plan recommendations to the SERC;


Supporting Local Emergency Planning Committee efforts to implement EPCRA and ORS 453.520 (State Fire Marshal as state emergency response commission);


Supporting and assisting SERC and Local Emergency Planning Committee efforts to enhance hazardous materials emergency preparedness and response capabilities;


Coordinating hazardous materials training, education, exercises, and outreach activities as well as grant and technical assistance opportunities in support of the SERC and Local Emergency Planning Committees; and


Setting priorities for spending Oregon’s allocation of federal Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) funds and evaluating requests from LEPCs to fund planning, training, and exercise projects using HMEP funds.


The membership of the SERC Executive Committee shall be by agency or organization, each with one representative and one alternate. The SERC Executive Committee shall consist of the following:


The director or a designee of the following state agencies:


Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal


Oregon Office of Emergency Management


Oregon Department of Transportation


Oregon State Police


Oregon Governor’s Office


Oregon Health Authority


Oregon Department of Environmental Quality


A representative from each of the following organizations or groups:


Local Emergency Management


Oregon Emergency Management Association


Local Emergency Planning Committees




Oregon Fire Chiefs Association


Oregon Regional Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Teams


Oregon State Sheriffs’ Association


Oregon Tribes


Association of Oregon Counties


National Association of SARA Title III Public Officials


The SERC Executive Committee shall adopt bylaws and establish such policies and procedures as necessary to conduct its work.

Source: Rule 837-095-0030 — SERC Executive Committee, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=837-095-0030.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 837-095-0030’s source at or​.us