Business Continuity and Emergency Management


The mission of the Business Continuity/Emergency Management (BCEM) office i sto coordinate emergency management and safety efforts, devlop response plans and guides, and promote Pacific University's resilience through a comprehensive program focused on saving lives, protecting property , and minimizing opertional disruptions.


Business Continuity 

  • Continuing critical operations during a disruption (administrative and academic)
  • Assisting departments/offices/colleges in the development of customized continuity plans
  • Identifying and strengthening University wide mission essential functions
  • Coordinating with University Information Services (UIS) on Disaster Recovery Planning 

Emergency Management

  • Development of a comprehensive all hazards plan that includes:
    • Emergency Operations Plan
    • Incident Annexes
    • Functional Annexes
  • Preparedness Training and Outreach
  • Risk and vulnerability assessments
  • Coordination with Institutes of Higher Education (IHE) peers and city, county, regional and state partners


Contact Us

Amy Rasmussen | Director, Business Continuity/Emergency Management
Rogers Building | 503-352-3011 |


2043 College Way
Forest Grove, OR 97116