Town Hall: Wildfire/Fire Preparedness for the Community

Join us for an interactive panel to discuss community and personal preparedness for wildfires and fire awareness.

Special Guest Speaker: Representative David Gomberg

Panel Representation:

  • Rich Saalsaa, Captain, Philomath Fire & Rescue
  • Carrie Berger, Fire Program Manager, College of Forestry, Oregon State University
  • Leo Williamson, Protection Unit Forester, Oregon Department of Forestry
  • Bryan Lee, Emergency Manager, Benton County Sheriff's Office 
  • Sierra Anderson, Emergency Management Planner, Benton County Sherriff's Office
  • Kim Webster, Wren Community Emergency Planning Committee Chair
  • Chelsea Starner, Assistant City Manager, City of Philomath

Location: Philomath High School Auditorium

Attendance Options: In person and virtual through the City's YouTube channel. Event will be recorded.

Format: An interactive panel taking written questions submitted by the public beforehand (60-minutes, including introductions) followed by a 30-minute live Q&A afterwards.

Submit a Question by June 15: