PRiMO is an `ohana, or extended family, comprised of local, national and regional agencies, institutions, organizations and academia engaged in risk management in the Pacific. PRiMO is led by an Executive Director and a Navigators Council. This council is led by a Chair and co-chair and consists of individuals from government, academia, the private sector, and non-governmental organizations committed to enhancing regional communication, coordination, and collaboration.
PRiMO members are broken into five different Hui or working groups. Each working group is led by a Steersperson. PRiMO members, steersperson and Navigators work together to lead PRiMO and enhance resilience throughout the Pacific.
PRiMO Executive Director:
Adam Stein, NOAA Pacific Services Center
Navigator Council Chair:
Jeff Payne, NOAA Coastal Services Center
Navigator Council Vice-Chair:
Chris Chiesa, Pacific Disaster Center
Navigator Council Secretary:
Derek Chow, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers