Jay is the Director of Business Continuity & Emergency Management overseeing business continuity and incident management functions while working to build resiliency at Portland General Electric (PGE) in Portland, Oregon. He joined PGE in July 2015. Prior to his current role, he was a FEMA Region IX Incident Management Assist Team Lead responsible for responding to disasters in California, Hawaii, Arizona, Nevada, and the Pacific Islands. He served 27 years in the United States Coast Guard as an engineer, aviator and in incident management. He serves in the community as an American Red Cross Board Member and makes his home in Oregon City, Oregon with his wife Luci.