Clatsop County will have a seat at the table for the state’s earthquake preparedness discussions.

Gov. Kate Brown appointed county Emergency Services Manager Tiffany Brown to the state Earthquake Commission. The appointment runs through June 2022.

The state Legislature established the commission in 1991 to influence policies regarding predisaster mitigation of earthquake and tsunami hazards, increase awareness and discuss new studies or issues.

Brown has served in her role with the county since 2013.

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