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 more

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 more

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 more

Templeton High School Students Get CERT Training

Last week we mentioned that several CERT enthusiasts would take time out of their day on September 28th to demonstrate several disaster planning and recovery skills to a local high school.  Here is what one of them had to say when everything was said and done… The presentation turned out better than I expected. The … Read more