CERT is looking for volunteers to meet at the storage unit at 9am, Sat 10/3 to move the shelter items into the trailer. This should not take longer than 30-45 minutes, the more folks we have, the less time it will take. Details were emailed out. Please RSVP in the comments.
CERT has been asked to assist again this year with crowd management on Pompton Day., Sun Sept 6. We will also assist in the Comm Truck and run a joint CERT/OEM booth. We are looking for volunteers for the following shifts:
4:00 to 6pm: 5-6 folks: to staff side streets of Lakeside, reverse process from the morning, advising one-way traffic.
Communication Truck: 1 person, 2 hour shifts (11-1, 1-3, 3-5). This should be someone with previous experience in the Comm Truck or with EOC phones. Please contact Deborah directly if you don't have that experience but are interested in working in this capacity. 11-1 Filled 1-3: 3-5:
CERT/OEM booth: 3 people for set-up at Mandeville and Lakeside at 11am. 1-2 people for 1 hour shifts, 11am-5pm. 3 people for tear-down at 5pm.
Meet at the Field Com truck at Mandeville and Lakeside for all duties. Everyone on duty will have a radio, all radios need to be returned to the OEM truck between shifts. CERT uniform is green golf shirts with beige pants, shorts, skirts or kilts.
Our monthly meeting will be this Monday, April 20. The topic will be communications.
For those with smart phones or tablets, please download the Zello app from http://zello.com/ prior to the meeting. From 7:30 to 8pm we will be playing with a private channel that turns your phone into a radio.
At 8pm, we will have a local dispatcher discuss proper radio communications. Please RSVP.
Please post your availability for shelter response between 10pm Mon, Jan 26 and noon on Wed, Jan 28. Please specify AM or PM and the day. Specifically list if you are someone I can call in the middle of the night to open the shelter. If need be, plans can be made to pick you up.