CERT in the Pioneer Day Parade

SLO Regional CERT’s own John Rickwald was out showing off his newly acquired CERT demonstration vehicle in the Pioneer Day Parade in Paso Robles this past weekend.  As John says, this is exactly what he bought the truck for. Yes, that is John waving to the crowd 🙂 We all enjoyed everyone who cheered for … Read moreCERT in the Pioneer Day Parade

Officer’s Meeting Minutes for October 9, 2017

Present: Lonny Rollins, John Rickwald, Lori Mozden, Craig Ufferheide and guest Robert Lewis. Guest Introductions: Bob Lewis from OES came to find out more information about San Luis Obispo Regional CERT organization; He is serving as a Director on the Board Review / Approve minutes: Janet Arthur was absent last meeting so Chris Noffz took … Read moreOfficer’s Meeting Minutes for October 9, 2017

The Sheriff Wants You!

Sheriff Ian Parkinson took some time today at “Sheriff’s Family Day 2017” to show his support for the San Luis Obispo Regional CERT and ask you to join others in your area to make us ready for anything.  Several years ago, the Sheriff made public his intentions to make San Luis Obispo the Several years ago, … Read moreThe Sheriff Wants You!

Nomination period open for Officer Elections 2017

Every year, the San Luis Obispo Regional CERT elects its officers for a 2-year term.  Anyone living within the county is eligible for nomination up until the election held during the annual meeting. This year, there is one vacancy that must be filled.  The existing officers have identified a need to find someone with fundraising skills. … Read moreNomination period open for Officer Elections 2017

Cambria Becomes a “Firewise Community”

It’s a pleasure to announce that Cambria has recently been designated a “Firewise Community”. This was accomplished through the efforts of the Cambria Fire Safe Focus Group. This is a joint group of community stakeholders (including CERT) that are dedicating to performing community outreach efforts in order to make it a more fire safe place … Read moreCambria Becomes a “Firewise Community”

What has happened since the “big” meeting last year?

Last October, the local Cal Fire Chiefs asked if there was interest in a county-wide CERT program. After several missed attempts at a meeting time and place, the word got out.  Unfortunately, it seemed as though the inquiry was doomed before it could even get started.  The only timeslot available was 5pm on a Friday. … Read moreWhat has happened since the “big” meeting last year?