Cascadia Prepared is working closely with the Oregon Chief Resilience Officer, the Oregon Office of Emergency Management, and Marion County Emergency Management on a project to develop a Resilience Scorecard and Index.

 OSSPAC was formed as a result of Senate Bill 96 in 1991. Since this time, it has continued to increase Oregon’s awareness to earthquake hazards by supporting earthquake education, research and legislation. Every two years, OSSPAC provides a summary report to the Governor of the Commission’s activities. OSSPAC has formed relationships with the Western States Seismic Policy Council (WSSPC) and the California Seismic Safety Commission which provides a persuasive advantage to affect federal policy for the West Coast.

Western States Seismic Policy Council (WSSPC)

The Western States Seismic Policy Council (WSSPC) is a regional earthquake consortium in the western states organized as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is funded by the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency. Headquartered in Sacramento, California, members are the State Geological Survey and Emergency Management Directors of 13 western states, 3 U.S.territories, a Canadian territory and a Canadian province, and liaisons to 7 western state seismic safety councils and commissions. To learn more, view the WSSPC White Paper.

California Seismic Safety Commission

The Commission investigates earthquakes, researches earthquake-related issues and reports, and recommends to the Governor and Legislature policies and programs needed to reduce earthquake risk.