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DPSST Fire Policy Committee Meeting Scheduled 2-23-22 - 01/21/22

Notice of Regular Meeting

The Fire Policy Committee of the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training will hold a regular meeting on February 23, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in the Governor Victor G. Atiyeh Boardroom at the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training located at 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem, Oregon. For further information, please contact Julia Budlong (503)-378-2408.

The Fire Policy Committee meeting will be live streamed on the DPSST Facebook page @ https://www.facebook.com/DPSSTOregon

 

Agenda Items:

1. Introductions

2. *Approval of Minutes of November 17, 2021 Meeting

3. Administrative Actions

Presented by Brooke Bell-Uribe

4. *William E. Eddy, DPSST No. 25304

Presented by Brooke Bell-Uribe

5. *Proposed Rule Change for OAR 259-009-0059 - Minimum Standards for Certification

Presented by Jennifer Howald

6. *OAR 259-009-0120 and OAR 259-009-0125 - Policy Review of Application for Certification Following a Denial or Revocation for Falsification

Presented by Jennifer Howald

7. *Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Wall Nomination-Frumencio Ruiz Carapia – G.E. Forestry Inc. 

Presented by Julie Olsen

8. Director Update

9. Department Update

10. Next scheduled FPC meeting – May 25, 2022

 

 

Administrative Announcement

This is a public meeting, subject to the public meeting law and it will be recorded. Deliberation of issues will only be conducted by Fire Policy Committee members unless permitted by the Chair. Individuals who engage in disruptive behavior that impedes official business will be asked to stop being disruptive or leave the meeting. Additional measures may be taken to have disruptive individuals removed if their continued presence poses a safety risk to the other persons in the room or makes it impossible to continue the meeting.

DPSST Corrections Policy Committee Meeting Scheduled 2-8-22 - 01/18/22

CORRECTIONS POLICY COMMITTEE

MEETING SCHEDULED

 

Notice of Regular Meeting

The Corrections Policy Committee of the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training will hold a regular meeting on February 8, 2022, at 10:00 a.m in the Governor Victor G. Atiyeh Boardroom at the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training located at 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem, Oregon. For further information, please contact Shelby Alexander at (503) 378-2191.

The Corrections Policy Committee meeting will be live streamed on the DPSST Facebook page @ https://www.facebook.com/DPSSTOregon

 

1. Introductions

2. *Approve November 9, 2021 Meeting Minutes

3. Case Review Process Overview/Updates

    Presented by Marsha Morin

4. *Administrative Closures Consent Agenda (The following items to be ratified by one vote)

    Presented by Melissa Lang-Bacho

a. James Davis; DPSST No. 39124; DOC/Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution

    Basic Corrections Certification

b. Jose Garcia; DPSST No. 36656; DOC/Snake River Correctional Institution

    Basic and Intermediate Corrections Certifications

c. Andrew Lopez; DPSST No. 57172; DOC/Snake River Correctional Institution

    Basic Corrections Certification

d. Lisa Pittman; DPSST No. 40830; Washington County Community Corrections Center

    Basic, Intermediate, Advanced Parole and Probation Certifications

e. Thea Quintana; DPSST No. 45187; DOC/ Two Rivers Correctional Institution

    Basic Corrections Certification

5. *Kimberly Way, DPSST No. 41941; DOC/Warner Creek Correctional Facility

    Presented by Melissa Lang-Bacho

6. *Damien Chakwin, DPSST No. 45087; DOC/Columbia River Correctional Institution

    Presented by Melissa Lang-Bacho

7. *Oscar Estrada-Herrera, DPSST No. 55548; Washington County Community Corrections Center

    Presented by Melissa Lang-Bacho

8. *Michael Shane Palmer, Sr. DPSST No. 39580; DOC/Snake River Correctional Institution

    Presented by Melissa Lang-Bacho

9. *Cameron Williamson, DPSST No. 56428

    Presented by Melissa Lang-Bacho

10. Program Manager Update

11. Director’s Comments

12. Next Corrections Policy Committee Meeting: May 10, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.

 

Administrative Announcement

This is a public meeting, subject to the public meeting law and it will be recorded. Deliberation of issues will only be conducted by Corrections Policy Committee members unless permitted by the Chair. Individuals who engage in disruptive behavior that impedes official business will be asked to stop being disruptive or leave the meeting. Additional measures may be taken to have disruptive individuals removed if their continued presence poses a safety risk to the other persons in the room or makes it impossible to continue the meeting.

Board on Public Safety Standards & Training Policy Committee Vacancies - 01/14/22

Board on Public Safety Standards & Training

Policy Committees

Open Vacancy – Recruitment

 

The Board on Public Safety Standards & Training (BPSST) Policy Committees have open vacancies looking to be filled. The current vacancies are as follows:

 

Telecommunications Policy Committee:

  • Recommended by and representing the Oregon Fire Chiefs Association
  • Public Member who has never been employed or utilized as a telecommunicator

Corrections Policy Committee:

  • Non-Management Corrections employed by Department of Corrections

 

To inquire about a vacancy, please visit Department of Public Safety Standards & Training : Board on Public Safety Standards & Training and Policy Committees : Boards and Committees : State of Oregon.

If interested in applying for a Committee position, please complete and submit the Policy Committee Interest Form found under the ‘Board and Committee Resources’ section of the website listed above.

 

Thank you,

DPSST Board & Committees Staff

DPSST Public Safety Memorial Fund Board Meeting Scheduled 1-27-22 - 01/13/22

PUBLIC SAFETY MEMORIAL FUND BOARD

MEETING SCHEDULED

 

Notice of Regular Meeting

The Public Safety Memorial Fund Board will hold a regular meeting on January 27, 2022, directly following the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training meeting at 9:00 a.m. in the Boardroom at the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training located at 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE Salem. For further information, please contact Shelby Alexander at (503) 378-2191.

 

Agenda Items:

1. *Approve Minutes of November 16, 2021


2. *Brian Gaunt (DPSST #37820) – Beaverton Police Department
    Presented by Suzy Herring


3. *Jerry Richardson (DPSST #08757); Portland Fire & Rescue
    Presented by Suzy Herring


4. Next meeting - TBD

 

Administrative Announcement

This is a public meeting, subject to the public meeting law and it will be recorded. Deliberation of issues will only be conducted by Public Safety Memorial Fund Board members unless permitted by the Chair. Individuals who engage in disruptive behavior that impedes official business will be asked to stop being disruptive or leave the meeting. Additional measures may be taken to have disruptive individuals removed if their continued presence poses a safety risk to the other persons in the room or makes it impossible to continue the meeting.

DPSST Telecommunications Policy Committee Meeting Scheduled 2-2-2022 - 01/12/22

TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY COMMITTEE

MEETING SCHEDULED

 

Notice of Regular Meeting

The Telecommunications Policy Committee of the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training will hold a regular meeting on February 2, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in the Governor Victor G. Atiyeh Boardroom at the Oregon Public Safety Academy located at 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem, Oregon. For further information, please contact Shelby Alexander at (503) 378-2191.

The Telecommunications Policy Committee meeting will be live streamed on the DPSST Facebook page @ https://www.facebook.com/DPSSTOregon

 

1. Introductions

2. *Approve Minutes of November 3, 2021

3. Case Review Process Overview/Update

    Presented by Marsha Morin

4. *Rachel Girard; DPSST No. 55285; Wallowa County Sheriff’s Office

    Presented by Melissa Lang

5. *Jennifer Foster; DPSST No. 50183; Harney County Sheriff’s Office

    Presented by Melissa Lang

6. Program Manager Update

7. Director’s Comments

8. Next Telecommunications Policy Committee Meeting: May 4, 2022 at 9:00am.

 

 

Administrative Announcement

This is a public meeting, subject to the public meeting law and it will be recorded. Deliberation of issues will only be conducted by Telecommunications Policy Committee members unless permitted by the Chair. Individuals who engage in disruptive behavior that impedes official business will be asked to stop being disruptive or leave the meeting. Additional measures may be taken to have disruptive individuals removed if their continued presence poses a safety risk to the other persons in the room or makes it impossible to continue the meeting.

DPSST Background Workgroup Meeting Scheduled 1-18-2022 - 01/11/22

BACKGROUND WORKGROUP

MEETING SCHEDULED

 

Notice of Regular Meeting

 The DPSST Background Workgroup will meet on January 18, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Victor G. Atiyeh Boardroom at the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training located at 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem, Oregon. For further information, please contact Marsha Morin at 503-378-2155.

DPSST’s campus is closed to the public at this time, members of the public can view this meeting via the DPSST Facebook page.

Streamed Live on Facebook @

https://www.facebook.com/DPSSTOregon

 

1. Introductions

2. Personal History Questionnaire

3. Uniform Background Checklist

4. Identify Additional Discussion Topics for Workgroup

5. Requirement to Share Background Information

6. DPSST Fingerprinting Requirement

7. Next Workgroup Meeting: TBD

 

Administrative Announcement

This is a public meeting, subject to the public meeting law and it will be recorded. Deliberation of issues will only be conducted by Workgroup members unless permitted by the Chair. Individuals who engage in disruptive behavior that impedes official business will be asked to stop being disruptive or leave the meeting. Additional measures may be taken to have disruptive individuals removed if their continued presence poses a safety risk to the other persons in the room or makes it impossible to continue the meeting.

DPSST Applicant Review Committee Meeting Cancelled - 01/11/22

APPLICANT REVIEW COMMITTEE

MEETING CANCELLED

 

Notice of Meeting Cancellation 
 

The Applicant Review Committee of the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training meeting scheduled for January 26, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. has been cancelled. The next Applicant Review Committee meeting is scheduled for February 23, 2022 at 1:00 pm.

 

Board on Public Safety Standards & Training Policy Committee Vacancies - 01/07/22

Board on Public Safety Standards & Training

Policy Committees

Open Vacancy – Recruitment

 

The Board on Public Safety Standards & Training (BPSST) Policy Committees have open vacancies looking to be filled. The current vacancies are as follows:

 

Telecommunications Policy Committee:

  • Recommended by and representing the Oregon Fire Chiefs Association
  • Public Member who has never been employed or utilized as a telecommunicator

Corrections Policy Committee:

  • Non-Management Corrections employed by Department of Corrections

 

To inquire about a vacancy, please visit Department of Public Safety Standards & Training : Board on Public Safety Standards & Training and Policy Committees : Boards and Committees : State of Oregon.

If interested in applying for a Committee position, please complete and submit the Policy Committee Interest Form found under the ‘Board and Committee Resources’ section of the website listed above.

 

Thank you,

DPSST Board & Committees Staff

Board on Public Safety Standards & Training Meeting Scheduled 1-27-2022 - 01/07/22

BOARD ON PUBLIC SAFETY STANDARDS & TRAINING

MEETING SCHEDULED

 

Notice of Regular Meeting

The Board on Public Safety Standards & Training will hold a regular meeting on January 27, 2022 at 9:00a.m. in the Governor Victor G. Atiyeh Boardroom at the Department of Public Safety Standards & Training located at 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem, Oregon. For further information, please contact Shelby Alexander at (503) 378-2191 or y.alexander@dpsst.oregon.gov">shelby.alexander@dpsst.oregon.gov.

The Board on Public Safety Standards & Training meeting will be live streamed on the DPSST Facebook page @ https://www.facebook.com/DPSSTOregon

 

Agenda Items:

1. Introductions

2. *Minutes 
Approve minutes from the October 28, 2021 meeting

3. Fire Policy Committee

a. Fire Policy Committee Update – James Oeder, Chair

b. *Consent Agenda (The following items to be ratified by one vote)

A. *Proposed Rule Changes for OAR 259-009-0005, 259-008-0062 and 259-009-0065: NFPA Technical Rescue
Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the FPC on November 17, 2021

B. *William Bennett DPSST #12243 (Eugene Springfield Fire) – Revoke
Unanimous vote, with one member abstaining, to recommend to the Board by the FPC on November 17, 2021.

4. Criminal Justice Policy Committees

a. Police Policy Committee Update – John Teague, Chair

b. Telecommunications Policy Committee Update – Michael Fletcher, Chair

c. Corrections Policy Committee Update – Matthew English, Chair

d. *Consent Agenda (The following items to be ratified by one vote)

A. *Brian Haynes DPSST #32994 – Revoke
Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the CPC on November 9, 2021.

B. *Kinsey Kaylor DPSST #55001 (Lane County Sheriff’s Office) – Revoke 
Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the CPC on November 9, 2021.

C. *Ryan Perez DPSST #54021 – Revoke 
Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the CPC on November 9, 2021.

D. *Morse Scott DPSST #25847 – Revoke 
Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the CPC on November 9, 2021.

E. *Peter Arnautov DPSST #36986 (Oregon State Police) – Revoke 
Unanimous vote, with two members abstaining, to recommend to the Board by the PPC on November 18, 2021.

F. *Michael Huber DPSST #28130 (McMinnville Police Department) – Revoke
7-3 vote to recommend to the Board by the PPC on November 18, 2021.

G. *Eric Kozowski #42173 (Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office) – No Action
Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the PPC on November 18, 2021.

H. *Eric Weaver DPSST #56198 (Warm Springs Police Department) – No Action
Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the PPC on November 18, 2021.

I. *Law Enforcement Memorial Wall Nomination; Carl L. Frazier (DPSST #08309) – Lane County Sheriff’s Office
Determine eligibility for addition to Oregon’s Law Enforcement Memorial Wall

J. *Proposed Rule Changes for OARs 259-008-0060, 259-008-0064, 259-008-0065 and 259-008-0078 – Requiring Adult and Child CPR Certification for All Public Safety Professionals and Changes to Law Enforcement Officer Maintenance Standards (HB2513)
Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the PPC, CPC and TPC in November 2021 Policy Committee meetings

K. *Proposed Rule Changes for OAR 259-008-0085 – Legislative Changes Affecting the Basic Police Course
Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the PPC, CPC and TPC in November 2021 Policy Committee meetings

L. *Approval for Changes to the Basic Corrections Curriculum
Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the CPC on November 9, 2021.

M. *Approval for Changes to the Basic Police Curriculum
Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the PPC on November 18, 2021.

N. *Committee Appointments
Police Policy Committee Appointments
• Kevin Dresser- Non-Management Law Enforcement, Appointment to the PPC; 1st term effective 1/27/2022
• James Cleavenger- Non-Management Law Enforcement, Appointment to the PPC; 1st term effective 1/27/2022
• Ashliegh Ramirez- Public Member, Appointment to the PPC; 1st term effective 1/27/2022
• Angela Brandenburg- Recommended by Oregon State Sheriff’s Association to replace Craig Zanni, Appointment to the PPC; 1st term effective 1/27/2022

Corrections Policy Committee Appointments
• Ted Langley- Oregon Sheriff’s Jail Command Council to replace Jamie Russell, Appointment to the CPC; 1st term effective 1/28/2022
• Erin Reyes- Recommended by the Director of the DOC to replace Rob Persson, Appointment to the CPC; 1st term effective 1/27/2022

e. *Proposed Rule Change for OAR 259-008-0100, Miscellaneous Activities of the Board or Department
Presented by Jennifer Howald          
 

5. Private Security/Investigator Policy Committee

a. Private Security Investigator Policy Committee Update – Thomas Thomas, Chair

b. *Consent Agenda (The following items to be ratified by one vote)

A. *Committee Appointments
Private Security/Investigator Policy Committee
• Dustin Stone- Hospitality Representative, Appointment to the PSIPC; 1st term effective 1/27/2022
• Ken Burg- Manufacturing Industry, Appointment to the PSIPC; 1st term effective 1/27/2022

6. Director's Comments

7. Next Meeting Date: April 28, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.

 

Administrative Announcement

This is a public meeting, subject to the public meeting law and it will be recorded. Deliberation of issues will only be conducted by Board members unless permitted by the Chair. Individuals who engage in disruptive behavior that impedes official business will be asked to stop being disruptive or leave the meeting. Additional measures may be taken to have disruptive individuals removed if their continued presence poses a safety risk to the other persons in the room or makes it impossible to continue the meeting.