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Daniel G. Bowers, Director of Emergency Management

Daniel Bowers OEMDaniel Bowers serves as the Director of Emergency Management for the City of Sacramento.  He is responsible for leading all-hazard preparation, response, and recovery of large-scale incidents that affect the City.

His Vision for the Office of Emergency Management includes incorporating innovative, emerging technology and solutions to deploy better prepared and integrated local government teams to manage emergencies. He emphasizes Access and Functional Needs considerations in all aspects of disaster planning and response to ensure accountability and support to the whole community.

Throughout his career he has trained for and responded to crises at the tactical, operational, and strategic level both here in the United States and abroad. He began his local government emergency management career as the Safety and Emergency Preparedness Officer for the City of Pomona, following nine years active duty service in the United States Marine Corps. He continues to serve in the Marine Corps Reserves at the rank of Major.


Jeanelle Gottlob 2020

Jeanelle Gottlob serves as a Program Manager within the City of Sacramento's Office of Emergency Management.  She is responsible for managing special projects that pertain to continuity of operations for the City of Sacramento.  She also supports and coordinates all-hazard preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery of large-scale incidents that affect the City of Sacramento. 
Jeanelle joins us with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from McGeorge School of Law and a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Neuro-Psychology from Texas A&M University.  Her professional background includes working for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services as an In-Home Adult Protective Services Caseworker, the California Department of Social Services within the Protective Supervision Policy Unit as well as providing support to the Adult Programs Appeals Unit, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services within the Disaster Logistics Planning and Coordination Branch, and supported local efforts within non-profit agencies that focus on domestic violence response, child abuse and family reintegration, and cognitive behavioral treatment of delinquent teenagers.  Jeanelle also serves as an Executive Councilmember for the American Society of Public Administrators who’s mission is to advance excellence and transparency within the public sector. 
Jeanelle has responded to multiple declared and non-declared disasters serving as the Logistics Chief and Logistics Branch Support Director.  Her Vision is to strengthen emergency management planning and coordination by utilizing the whole-community approach with the mission of protecting lives, property, and the environment. 


SacOEM Contact Information

For questions regarding disaster preparedness, meeting, or community outreach, contact the Office of Emergency Management (SacOEM):


If you have a life-threatening emergency, please call 9-1-1.
To contact the Duty Officer or for general inquiries, contact the 3-1-1 Call Center 24/7. If outside of Sacramento City limits, dial (916) 264-5011.