UW Emergency Management

March 23, 2018

Doug Gallucci elected as 2018 ERC Chair

Photograph of Mr. Doug Gallucci, chair of the 2018 Emergency Readiness CommitteeMr. Doug Gallucci, Assistant Director of the UW’s Environmental Health and Safety Department, was elected as the first Chair of the university’s Emergency Readiness Committee on March 1, 2018.  With a unanimous vote, Doug will assume the leadership role of the UW’s committee that provides guidance and leadership for the university’s disaster resilience programs and activities.  Doug has worked at the UW for over 25 years and is responsible for the Environmental Programs section that oversees the management of Hazardous Waste, University owned Contaminated Sites, Dangerous Goods Shipping, Permitting for Air, Storm Water and Industrial Discharge. Doug also organized and leads the UW’s Pre-Entry Assessment Team (PEAT). PEAT is a specialized HazMat response team that would provide rapid assessment to University buildings after a seismic event. Prior to working at the UW he worked in both Manufacturing and R&D at a biotechnology firm that produced viral diagnostics kits and supplies.  Please help us in welcoming Doug to this important role as he helps shape the future of the university’s all-hazards emergency planning, mitigation, response and recovery efforts.