Strategic Partnerships, Inc. (SPI) consultant Brian Woodbeck brings an abundance of experience in the areas of public safety and emergency management.
Brian retired after 37 years of service in California in emergency management, most recently as deputy chief of operations for Northern California in the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (OES).
In this role, Brian performed complex, hazardous, and sensitive emergency management work and held numerous leadership positions related to fire and rescue services operational programs.
He participated in the oversight of the State Fire and Rescue Plan, developing local, area, and regional fire and rescue mutual aid plans and managed the FEMA Project Impact grant program. He also participated in the development of the California State Mutual Aid Pre-Incident / Mobilization Preparedness guidelines.
Brian held leadership roles with the Northern and Southern Operations Center Predictive Services and the CA High Speed Program Fire & Life-Safety and Security Committee. His years of working with agencies and communities and public officials have provided him a unique understanding of government at myriad jurisdictional levels.