Announcements

Invitation to Become a Member

Clark County ARES/RACES is a group of licensed ham radio operators who have volunteered to provide emergency and disaster communications support to our community.  Members develop and maintain emergency communications skills via ongoing training and regular participation in drills and exercises.  More information can be found at this link.


Position Descriptions and Policies:  The process of updating several sections of the Clark County ARES/RACES Resource Guide is now complete.  Some formatting and indexing work still needs to be done, but they have been released and can be viewed here:
  •  Position Descriptions and Training Opportunities
  •  Policy - Member Participation and Retention
  •  Policy - Served Agency Relationships


How will you get there?  Bridges and overpasses may not survive a major earthquake.  See the interactive Washington State Bridge Resiliency Assessment map to view the bridges and overpasses in your area.  The “Layer List” (upper right corner) lets you select potential damage or how long it will take to reopen.


Notice:  Until COVID-19 meeting restrictions are lifted, all General Meetings will be virtual on either Free Conference Call or Zoom.  Contact your Team Leader or the EC for the URL.


Did you miss a virtual meeting?  Click here to access our meetings playlist on YouTube.


November 15, 2021 – General Membership Meeting

All are welcome to attend

Monthly Training Focus – After Action Reports

Meeting program:

• Core skills training – Where does your AAR go once you submit it?

Overview:

Submitting an After Action Report for drills and exercises is important feedback to the organization.  The presentation will go over how the reports are used to guide future training and exercises.

• “Lessons Learned” – Simulated Emergency Test

Overview:

This session will review the lessons learned during the “Simulated Emergency Test” on October 30, 2021.

• Advanced skills topic – Strategic Plan 2022

Overview:

The Strategic Plan developed by Clark County ARES/RACES is a “living” document.  This presentation will focus on what planning the organization accomplished in 2021 and where we are headed in 2022.

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