Emergency Management

The Assistant Chief of Operations, Cody Ritchie, serves as the Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Odessa, Goldsmith and Ector County.

The Emergency Management Coordinator for all of Ector County, including the City of Odessa and Goldsmith is currently vacant.

Local Emergency Planning Committee

The Office of Emergency Management is active in numerous disaster preparedness groups and committees including the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC). Odessa Fire Rescue collects the Tier II Chemical Inventory Reports for the local LEPC.

You may submit a Tier II report electronically by emailing the Emergency Management Coordinator.

Disaster Exercises

Odessa Fire Rescue regularly conducts disaster exercises with its community partners. If your organization would like to schedule an exercise you may contact the Emergency Management Coordinator.

Office of Emergency Management Documents