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
Susan Plano-Faber, Secretary
Lesley Melamed, Treasurer

Steering Committee


David Steele, Training Coordinator
TBD, Deputy Training Coordinator,
Brett Wernick, 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, Human Resources/PIMS Coordinator
Brett Wernick, Registrar

Logistics and Operations

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

Outreach, Storm Camp and Special Projects

Kevin Barth, Outreach and Marketing Coordinator Kevin Barth, Outreach and Marketing Coordinator
TBD, Deputy Outreach and Marketing Coordinator

Information Technology (IT) Systems

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

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