Our Leadership


Montgomery County CERT is a volunteer organization and is part of and operates under the guidance of Montgomery County’s Fire Rescue Services.

Executive Committee

Greg St. James, Program Manager, MCFRS

Executive Board Officers

Gerry Adcock, President
Severin Hanou, Vice President
David Schwartzman, Secretary
Lesley Melamed, Treasurer

Steering Committee

Training

David Steele, Training Coordinator
TBD, Deputy Training Coordinator,
TBD, Instructor Development
Kristen Wear, Moulage Coordinator
Nancy Nadon, HSI Training Coordinator
Kathleen Henning, Teen CERT

Instructors (See MC CERT Training Team)

Records and Registration

Jennifer St. James, Registrar/Human Resources Coordinator
Brett Wernick, Deputy Registrar/Human Resources Coordinator

Logistics and Operations

Tom Ciuba, Logistics Coordinator
David Schwartzman, Deputy Logistics Coordinator
Gerry Adcock, Tactical Communications Coordinator
Steve Peterson, VERT
Dave Mroz, Operations Coordinator, Go Team
Nancy Nadon, Dispatch Coordinator, Go Team
David Schwartzman, Deputy Dispatch Coordinator, Go Team

Outreach, Storm Camp and Special Projects

Kevin Barth, Outreach and Marketing Coordinator

Information Technology (IT) Systems

Jay KapLon, IT Systems Coordinator
Jennifer St. James, Deputy IT Systems Coordinator, Digital Team Coordinator
Tom Ciuba, CERVIS Coordinator

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