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 six 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 Office for Coastal Management
Navigator Council Chair:
Bill Thomas, NOAA Office for Coastal Management - Pacific Islands
Navigator Council Vice-Chair:
Karl Kim, National Disasters Preparedness Training Center
Navigator Council Secretary:
Jeff Payne, NOAA Office for Coastal Management