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Charles Wallace

Charles T. Wallace is a 24 year retiree from the Philadelphia Fire Department and has served as the Deputy Director of Emergency Management for Grays Harbor County, WA since 2009. He is responsible for all emergency management efforts, as well as coordination, cooperation and emergency notifications between nine cities, 15 fire districts and two tribal nations.

Chuck currently serves as the Vice Chairperson for the Washington State, Region 3 Homeland Security Workgroup and as the Vice Chairperson for the Region 3 Homeland Security Type 3 Incident Management Team. He is also an executive board member of the Region 3 Healthcare Preparedness Coalition for Washington State. as well as performing duties as an elected Fire Commissioner and Fire Chief for Grays Harbor County Fire Protection District #11 along the Washington Coast.

Chuck received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from The Evergreen State College and is currently pursuing a Masterís Degree in Public Administration from The Evergreen State College.


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