Coordinates and manages all programs under the Planning Section of the Division of Emergency Management (DEM). Supervises the Planning Section staff and exercises administrative control over assigned programs and activities. Drafts standard operating guidelines and policies; administers the Division's plans for review, update, training and exercises. Maintains the County's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) and ensures that plan updates are shared with stakeholders. Serves as the primary liaison to the Planning Section Chief during Emergency Operations Center (EOC) activations; assists the Director as needed.