Quarterly Meeting Minutes
Although the showing was low due to summer, we covered a lot of information. We began the meeting with a moment of silence for Brenda Stevens, who lost her life in the storm last week. We also introduced Dom DiNatalie, the New Hampshire State Coordinator for the EOC.
Events- There were a lot of events that have transpired in the last 3 months. We now have 9 members trained as shelter managers. We have a new Police liason-Rob Marcoux. We are listed on the EOP now for any emergency.
In the next 3 months, we have quite a few events listed, I will list them by date:
09Aug- ICS 100/700, if you have not taken this, please sign up!!!!!
16Aug- BBQ at Sue’s house, this is a good chance to meet fellow members and family.
22Aug- DBART. Pinardville Customer Appreciation Night.
14Sep- Grappone Center-Funtional Needs
23Sep- EOC tour
04Oct- Mock Drill
18Oct- Pumpkin Regatta
25Oct- CERT basic training class
01Nov-CERT basic training class continued.
Training- Out of 47 members, we only have 15 more to go for the IS 100/700. Please sign up for the 9August training date. We will let you know once there is confirmation on Fire Extinguisher training. We have emailed and passed around a copy of the proposal for the Mock Drill set for 4October. Please mark your calendars!
Operations- Pinardville Customer Appreciation Night will be held on Saturday, August 22nd at Kings Bowling Lanes. Please RSVP by 9Aug for the CERT BBQ! You will be receiving an email for the Manchester Airport Drill for 20September.
Logistics- We will be purchasing metal adjustable shelving for the trailer, as well as clear plastic bins. POD-We may have an exercise next fall with Goffstown, New Boston, and Public Health of Manchester. More to follow on this.
MEDCO- Please fill out your emergency/health forms and turn them into Sandra or Sue. You could mail them or bring them to the BBQ!
Business- The Service Award was on the table for viewing. Please take a moment to check out GTV to find out about upcoming CERT happenings. The new Directors Challenge- please let Sue know what you would like to be trained on, some mentioned chainsaw operations. Please email Sue with ideas. We have had 764 hits on our web site- goffstowncert.org.
Miscellaneous- Dom spoke about Goffstown CERT. We are a very important part of NH and the EOC. Sadra spoke on Summer injuries, including Lyme disease and Lightning.
The next meeting will be held on Monday, October 27, at .
Submitted by Nicole Lyonnais