Josh Bruce

Josh Bruce

Josh Bruce

Director, Oregon Partnership for Disaster Resilience

Email: jdbruce@uoregon.edu

Phone: 541-346-7326

EDUCATION
M Community & Regional Planning
University of Oregon

BS 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 IPRE’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 and sustainable business practice