Wow! What a start to the year. We just finished CERT Basic Class 2018-01 on Saturday, February 10th, and a week ago our GoTeam was back in action at the Monroe Street fire.
Monroe Street Fire- CERT Members in Action
CERT Basic class 18-02 starts on February 28th and runs through Saturday, April 7th.
The planning has begun for a Montgomery County hosted CERT Con this June.
I’d like to take a moment to acknowledge the incredible dedication and hard work of our CERT volunteers that make it all possible, just a partial list includes:
Carl Brill- CERT President and Leadership
Chris Frechette- CERT VP and Leadership
David Steele- CERT Basic Classes
Kathee Henning- Teen CERT program
Kristen Wear- CERT Basic Classes and Moulage
Cynthia Halota- CPR training
Dave Mroz- GoTeam
Lisa Ackerman- Outreach
Tricia Laut- Secretary/Moulage
Jay KapLon- Digital/IT Manager
Jennifer Hobson-CERVIS, Digital Team, Registrar/HR
Gigi Knell- Web Design
Ron Pendleton- Treasurer and Logistics
Ken Ow- Logistics
Gerry Adcock & Maeir Burstyn- Communications
Steve Peterson- VERT Operations
Ruthie Wills- Member Services- PIMS and Fingerprinting
Our fantastic instructor corps
I am sure I’ve left more people out than I remembered to include, but I hope I have given some idea of the tremendous amount of support it takes to bring this CERT program to you.
I remain fiercely proud of these women and men, who represent the very best our county offers.