Ernest “Ernie” Fierro joined Cal Poly Pomona as the emergency management coordinator in the Department of Institutional Risk & Emergency Management, effective Oct. 15.
In his new role, Fierro will coordinate and facilitate emergency management planning, training, goals and initiatives. He will report to Whitney Fields, executive director of emergency management & business continuity, and his office will be located within the Police & Parking Services building.
As a former employee of the City of Commerce, Fierro brings a wealth of professional emergency management experience. He previously served as emergency manager, community service officer and was a member of the search and rescue team.