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Mr. Jason McMillian

COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TRAINING AND CURRICULUM ADVISOR

Jason is a United States Navy veteran and former firefighter who currently serves as the Training and Exercise Coordinator for the Orange County Office of Emergency Management, a position he has held since July of 2021. Prior to moving home to Florida, Jason served as the Operations Coordinator and Emergency Operations Center Manager for the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management in Kitsap County, Washington from 2008 until 2018. In 2018, he became the Emergency Manager for the City of Shoreline in King County, Washington and held that position until he moved to Orange County.


Mr. McMillan has participated in many response and recovery efforts beginning with his first disaster response role while in the US Navy during Hurricane Hugo in 1989, for which he earned the Humanitarian Service Medal.


Throughout his Emergency Management career he has been responsible for managing several programs including the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program, Auxiliary Communications System (ACS) program and Severe Weather Shelter program. Jason is proud to have completed the FEMA Master Exercise Practitioner Program (MEP), National Emergency Management Advanced Academy (NEMAA) and Incident Command System (ICS) Train the Trainer curriculum.