About OEM

The UC Berkeley Office of Emergency Management (OEM) works collaboratively to plan and prepare the campus for emergencies, educate about preparedness, and coordinate response and recovery.

OEM reports to the Vice Chancellor, Administration.

Our Mission:

  • Administer a comprehensive campus emergency management and continuity program to respond to, recover from, and reduce the effects of risks associated with emergencies of all types and sizes.
  • Foster partnerships both internally and externally to assist the UC Berkeley community in preparing for events that threaten the continuity of the campus mission.


NameOEM RoleEmailPhone
Jason Ferguson Director of Emergency Management jasonferg@berkeley.edu (510) 685-5165
Allison Anderson-Cutright-Cisneros Business Continuity Specialist allison.acc@berkeley.edu

OEM Departmental Email: 



Sproul Hall, Room 13