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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.


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.