Michael Gaffney

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Job Title: Assistant Director and Community & Economic Development Program Director, WSU Extension
Office Phone: (509) 338-0318
Cell Phone: 509 338-0318
Delegate Type: Point of Contact (POC)
Institution: Washington State University
State: WA
Area of Specialty:
Community and Economic Development, Extension Director/Administrator
Community and Economic Development
FEMA Courses Completed:
ICS 100, ICS 200, IS 700, IS 800


Before assuming Extension leadership positions which included three years as Acting Director and his current roles of Assistant Director and Director of the Community and Economic Development program, Mike spent more than a decade in, and directed an applied policy research unit. Mike also served as the Director of the Office of Emergency Management at WSU for six years. Mike is a FEMA-certified instructor in topics which include CERT, CPODs and the Basic Emergency Management Academy. Mike also serves as Chief of the Law Enforcement Mountain Operations School.

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