Annual Meeting 2020 Presents Impressive List of Accomplishments

Last night’s Annual Meeting was attended by its 3 board members (Sheriff Ian Parkinson, Cal Fire Unit Chief Scotty Jalbert, Cal OES Chief Rob Lewis), its officers, several dignitaries and members of our community. Most impressive was the list of accomplishments the relatively new SLO Regional CERT program presented.  At last year’s Annual Meeting, they … Read more Annual Meeting 2020 Presents Impressive List of Accomplishments

Officer’s Meeting Minutes for January 13, 2020

Present: Bob, Craig, John, Jorge, Lonny, Janet Approval of Minutes Correspondence Quite a few emails Discussion regarding PG&E grant-making sure all requirements were fulfilled.  Each one was $10,000. Regional CERT received one Cambria CERT received one Nipomo HS request for help went to Claryce. Activities/Announcements Upcoming training in Estero Bay, New CERT Basic, LISTOS Training … Read more Officer’s Meeting Minutes for January 13, 2020

FEMA Releases Updated CERT Training Materials

The basic Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training program has been updated with a revised Disaster Medical Operations section, an updated Terrorism and CERT section and new hazard-specific annexes. CERT requirements are managed at the local level, and there is no national requirement to retake the training. FEMA encourages all CERT members to review the … Read more FEMA Releases Updated CERT Training Materials

Officer’s Meeting Minutes for July 8, 2019

Introductions Attendance: Lonny Rollins, Jorge Rodriguez, Michele Partridge, Lori Mozden, John Rickwald, Claryce Knupper, & Bob Neumann Guest: Bob Kliman Approval of Minutes Minutes from the June meeting were not available.  They will be approved at a future meeting as they become available. Correspondence Lonny has completed the application for a grant of $10,000 from … Read more Officer’s Meeting Minutes for July 8, 2019

Officer’s Meeting Minutes for March 11, 2019

Called to order at 3:00 PM with John Rickwald, Janet Arthur, Lonny Rollins, Claryce Knupp, Craig Ufferheide, Lori Mozden, Virginia Miyamoto and guests Joe Guzzardi (County OES) and Jorge Rodriguez (County OES) in attendance. Approval of Minutes Approved by unanimous consent with one correction Under announcements – Craig set up the course in Cambria, will … Read more Officer’s Meeting Minutes for March 11, 2019

Congratulations Train the Trainer Graduates!

First, thank you to James Ceasar and  Yoli McGlinchey for teaching this class.  Without them, this could not have been possible. The following people took time out of their busy schedules to attend the 3-day CERT Train-the-Trainer course which taught them how to teach the CERT basic training course to others.  This means that we now have enough people in … Read more Congratulations Train the Trainer Graduates!

Congratulations Program Manager Graduates!

First, thank you to James Ceasar and  Yoli McGlinchey for teaching this class.  Without them, this could not have been possible. The following people took time out of their busy schedules to attend the 2-day CERT Program Manager course which taught them how to best handle volunteers and how to develop effective and complete program plans.  … Read more Congratulations Program Manager Graduates!