Category Archive: Minutes & Meeting Recaps

Jul 16

Jul 2008: Working Session Recap

Captain Jason Wachter of Cal Fire’s Station 16 on Limonite was scheduled to be our featured guest speaker at the July 16th Jurupa Citizen Corps general meeting but he was called out for an emergency, so we turned our meeting into a working session on our two most pressing needs – community emergency communications and […]

May 21

May 2008: RivCo Public Health Preparedness

May 2008 Monthly Meeting Recap – Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
Steve Jensen, Emergency Management Services Specialist for the Riverside County Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response (PHEPR aka “pepper”) Branch was our featured guest speaker this month.  Steve shared how his specialized 22-person branch of Riverside County’s Department of Public Health was initially formed […]

Apr 16

Apr 2008: Post-Disaster Phone Service

April 2008 Monthly Meeting Recap – Emergency Telecommunications
Steve de Hart (Government Accounts Sales Manager), Annette Ohlgren (Government Account Manager), and Chad Carlos (Data Sales Engineer) from Verizon Wireless were our featured guests this month.
Steve talked about Verizon’s all-volunteer Significant Event Response Teams (SERTs) comprised of Verizon company employees across the nation who stand ready (24/7 […]

Mar 19

Mar 2008: Riverside County Sheriff

March 2008 Monthly Meeting Recap – Riverside County Sheriff
Deputy Michael Shacklett, Volunteer Services Coordinator, and Deputy Chris Mattson, Neighborhood Watch Coordinator, both of the Jurupa Valley Sheriff Station were our featured guest speakers this month.  Deputy Shacklett, a 22-year military and 11-year Sheriff’s Department veteran, has been assigned to the Jurupa Station for 9-1/2 years.  […]

Feb 20

Feb 2008: RivCo Office of Emergency Services

February 2008 Monthly Meeting Recap
Riverside County Office of Emergency Services (OES)
Many thanks to Fay Glass, Emergency Services Coordinator for Riverside County OES, for doing an excellent job as our featured speaker this month.  Here’s a recap of what you missed if you couldn’t join us…
Fay presented the 12 steps of Emergency Survival reminding us that […]

Jan 16

Jan 2008: Emergency Radio Communications

January 2008 Monthly Meeting Recap
CREST REACT Emergency Radio Communications
Ed Greany, Executive Vice President of REACT International and President of our local CREST REACT was back with us as our guest emergency communications advisor.  Ed reviewed the capabilities, license requirements, and limitations of FRS, GMRS and HAM (or amateur) radios and we demonstrated a couple of […]