2020 Training Calendar for CERT Team

·       Current active team members must attend at least 4 trainings per year (their choice of any topics)

·       New grads must also take the four ** mandatory classes to earn green sweatshirt (Radio 101, Maps/addressing, CERT CP's and participate in ONE of the field exercises)

·       Training and study that active team members should do on their own includes:  ICS 100 & 700; driving the 6 Island Assessment routes and learning the critical locations; driving the island in general to learn roads and neighborhoods, walking parks and wildland area trails, attend KCSARA trainings and/or take classes on-line.


Date and time



Participant Prep

(qualifications below)

January 31
1800 - 2100
VIFR Farcy Training Center




 New digital maps of the island and how CERT might use these new resources
 Bring your map book to update park maps and other misc paper maps
 Bob Johnson, map architect and presenter
February 13
1800 - 2100

VIFR Farcy Training Center (small classroom; enter on East side of bldg)

Basic First Aid, CPR, Heimlich and use of AED's
$50 payable to the instructor

 RSVP to Vern Trevellyan,


Vern Trevellyan teaches independently for Medic First Aid, of Oregon

January 23
1800 - 2100
O Space Chainsaw use and storm clean-up
sponsored by Vashon Tool Library & Makerspace
$25 payable to...see this website for details:

 Sign up on-line from the website

Tool Library folks
Tom Hudson-Gomez

Feb 22

Disaster Medical
A logistics and set-up practice

Details under construction...check back


Training for the rest of the year will be scheduled this spring

VashonBePrepared Partners Combined Calendar

Although each organization maintains their own calendars, they all are rolled up into a master calendar, so cross-citizens (those heroes volunteering in multiple organizations) can see all events -- and avoid schedule conflicts for new events.

Calendars have various views: weekly, monthly, and listing of upcoming events. Select what works best for you! Also know that you can go to each partner's calendar page -- if that works better for you:

VashonBePrepared (Only) Events

MRC Steering Committee
Start Date/Time:
Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:00 PM
End Date/Time:
Thursday, August 15, 2019 3:00 PM
Recurring Event:
Recurring Event On the Third Thursday of the month until 7/16/2020 (total 25 events)
Normal Priority
Monthly MRC Steering Committee Meeting
Owned by John Cornelison On Thursday, July 19, 2018