After an extensive search, Daniel Wall has been selected as the City of Ventura’s first Emergency Services Manager. The new role will begin on October 21, 2019. The Emergency Services Manager will serve as the central point of contact for all emergency management planning for the City of Ventura. He will be charged with developing and overseeing a progressive emergency management training and exercise program to enhance the City of Ventura’s emergency management program of preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation.
“I’m honored to accept the position of Emergency Services Manager, with the City of Ventura. My experience as a veteran of the US Army and in local emergency management will allow me to immediately hit the ground running as a contributing member of the City Manager’s Office. I hope to collaborate with staff and partner agencies to build on our collective disaster experience to make our city more resilient into the future. Disasters are and will always be a threat we face, and it is through our continued focus on process improvement and preparedness that we will develop the best tools to protect our community,” said Daniel Wall.
Daniel Wall is an accomplished emergency management professional. He has more than 28 years of experience in emergency response. He began his career serving in the United States Army then he served as a Staff Nurse for Kern Medical/Trauma Center, Delano Regional Medical Center and Community Memorial Hospital. He comes to the City of Ventura from the Ventura County Health Care Agency where he has served as the Manager of the Emergency Preparedness Office. He has been with the County of Ventura for more than 16 years.
“Daniel Wall has the proven experience in overseeing an emergency management program that integrates the activities of many departments and organizations into a common vision and direction for the safety of our community. The City Manager’s Office looks forward to welcoming him to our team,” said Deputy City Manager Barry Fisher.