Robert Lewin

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Robert Lewin
After retiring as the Director of the Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management (OEM), Robert Lewin is now a Principal at Resolute Associates LLC providing a range of emergency management consulting. He joined OEM in January 2016 after retiring as the Fire Chief for CAL FIRE/San Luis Obispo County Fire. Lewin is a Type 1 Incident Commander and had served many years on Incident Management Teams. He has held command positions both in the field and in Emergency Operations Centers (EOC) on some of California’s most complex incidents including fires, floods, earthquakes, human and animal diseases, and on special assignments. This included leading the actions of the EOC for over four months during the 2017 Thomas Fire and resulting 2018 Montecito Debris Flow. Robert is a Cal Poly graduate in Political Science, an Allan Hancock College graduate in Fire Science and has completed the Executive Leadership Program at the Naval Post Graduate School. He is a Certified Emergency Manager (CEM). Robert has published numerous articles and presented at many conferences on Emergency Management.

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