University of Oregon

Community Service Center

Josh Bruce

 

Josh Bruce

Director
Oregon Partnership for Disaster Resilience

jdbruce@uoregon.edu

541-346-7326

►  EDUCATION
M. Community & Regional Planning
University of Oregon

B.S. Psychology
University of California, Davis

 

►  CERTIFICATIONS
American Institute of Certified Planners
American Planning Association

Leadership-Energy & Environmental Design
United States Green Building Council

As Program Director of the CSC’s Oregon Partnership for Disaster Resilience (OPDR), Josh is responsible for program management and oversight of OPDR’s grants and projects, OPDR staff and students assistants. Josh's research interests include the identification, development and use of integrated, multi-objective approaches to achieve community resilience. Josh currently serves as a board member of the Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW).

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Natural‐hazard mitigation
  • Recovery planning projects
  • Land-use permit review
  • Zoning administration
  • Land entitlements
  • Site design
  • Housing development
  • Green building a& sustainable business practice