Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Utah CERT's



Name of Program: SLC Fire Comm. Education CERT
Geographic Area: Salt Lake City, Utah
Point of Contact: Captain Jim Hansen
Title: n/a
Phone Number: (801) 596-2379
E-mail address: jim.hansen@ci.slc.ut.us
Website address: http://www.slcgov.com/fire/comm_ed.htm
Brief Description: Our website is set-up to give a basic overview of some of the programs we offer, the community education public, along with a great article on home preparedness.


Name of Program: Sandy CERT
Geographic Area: Salt Lake County, Sandy City
Point of Contact: Dan Veenendaal
Title: Emergency Manager
Phone Number: (801) 568-2944
E-mail address: dveenand@sandy.utah.gov
Website address: http://www.sandy.utah.gov
Brief Description: Sandy Fire Department has been involved with CERT for over 10 years. In that period of time, we have tought over 1,200 citizens.


Name of Program: Taylorsville CERT
Geographic Area: City of Taylorsville
Point of Contact: Lisa Schwartz
Phone Number: (435) 467-4552
E-mail address: shortly81@yahoo.com
Website address: http://www.citizencorps.utah.gov/utah_cert.html
Brief Description: The City of Taylorsville is divided into 5 districts for CERT training. The city started the program in March 2003. We work closely with the Salt Lake County Fire Department to provide CERT training, drills, competitions, and conferences.


Name of Program: Midvale CERT
Geographic Area: Salt Lake County, City of Midvale
Point of Contact: S. De Jarnatt
Phone Number: (801) 256-2500
E-mail address: sdejarnatt@midvalepolice.org
Website address: http://www.midvale.com
Brief Description: The Midvale Fire Department conducts CERT Training several times during the year. We train the citizens of the community to handle disasters until emergency responders can respond.


Name of Program: Murray City CERT
Geographic Area: Salt Lake County, Murray City
Phone Number: (801) 264-2781
E-mail address: proberts@murray.utah.gov
Website address: http://www.murrayfire.com


Name of Program: South Salt Lake CERT
Geographic Area: Salt Lake County, South Salt Lake City
Point of Contact: Michael Clark
Title: CERT Coordinator
Phone Number: (801) 464-6724
E-mail address: mjclarkssl@msn.com
Brief Description: We have many trained volunteers. We use our team for projects like rehab duties for large scale incidents. NOTE: Mike Clark's email is: mjclark_ssl@msn.com


Name of Program: Farmington CERT
Geographic Area: Davis County, Farmington
Point of Contact: Paul E White
Title: Emergency Management Director
Phone Number: (801) 451-5108
E-mail address: pewhite@networld.com
Website address: http://www.farmingtonutcert.org
Brief Description: We offer the CERT Program 4 times a year. They are offered within each Farmington Emergency District (4). The Cost is $25 for Farmington Residents.


Name of Program: Oak City CERT
Geographic Area: Millard County, Oak City
Point of Contact: Janet Lindquist- Commander
Title: n/a
Phone Number: (435) 846-2025
E-mail address: ocvfd@sisna.com
Brief Description: We have approximately 20 members on our rural CERT program,and have been organized appro. 4 years. We participate in the county conference and have training meetings. Janet Lindquist is our commander, Scott Wright is our Co-Commander. We have wildland fires, blizzards, power outages, windstorms,microbursts and lightning to deal with.


Name of Program: Layton CERT
Geographic Area: Davis County, Layton
Point of Contact:
Title: n/a
Phone Number: (801) 336-3820
E-mail address: twhitesides@laytoncity.org
Website address: http://www.laytoncity.org
Brief Description: The CERT program in Layton City is taught by paid instructors from our fire department. Classes cost $10 per person for Layton residents and are usually offered 3 to 4 times per year. Our goal is to have CERT trained people in every neighborhood to assist their families and neighbors during emergencies in the event professional emergency responders cannot respond in a timely manner. The City is organized into Districts, Areas and Neighborhoods. During an emergency, the City would coordinate with District Coordinators to determine citizen needs and the availability of CERT trained citizens.


Name of Program: Orem CERT
Geographic Area: Orem, Utah
Point of Contact: Lamar Woods
Phone Number: (801) 229-7146
E-mail address: emergencymanager@orem.org
Website address: http://www.orem.org/emgt
Brief Description: The CERT Program in Orem is continuing to grow and expand. We sponsor at least 6 classes per year and 4 City wide refresher trainings. At the end of each class we conduct a disaster simulation exercise for the students to practice what they have learned. We have 21 geographic areas in Orem that each have a CERT team that train together as a team. Orem has 24 CERT instructors that have completed the State Train the Trainer course. They volunteer to teach the classes and help with the refresher training. Besides training for a disaster, CERT members volunteer to help at Summerfest and Timpanogos Story Telling festival as well as various preparedness fairs and activities throughout the city.


Name of Program: SL Community College CERT
Geographic Area: Salt Lake County, Taylorsville, Utah
Point of Contact: Nancy Sanchez
Title: CERT Coordinator
Phone Number: (801) 957-4041
E-mail address: nancy.sanchez@slcc.edu
Brief Description: We have approximately 200 CERT-trained employees. We also teach CPR and first aid. Our ll locations in Salt Lake County also have amateur radio communications with each other and with the State.


Name of Program: (AVERT) Ass'n of Volunteer Emerg. Resp. Teams
Geographic Area: Salt Lake County including the towns of Alta, Brighton, Copperton, and Herriman, as well as, the cities of Salt Lake, South Salt Lake, West Valley, Murray, West Jordan, South Jordan, Midvale, Sandy, Riverton, Taylorsville, Bluffdale, and Draper.
Point of Contact: Donald Springer
Title: n/a
Phone Number: (801) 468-2779
E-mail address: webmaster@avertdisasters.org
Website address: http://www.avertdisasters.org
Brief Description: Develop CERT programs and teams, provide advanced and supplemental training to citizen volunteers, equip CERT teams where possible and maintain data for Community Emergency Response Teams and Programs to ensure continuity and to enable citizens to respond effectively and safely to disasters and other extraordinary events within the Incident Command Structures of their respective Communities. 1. Organize and conduct CERT training classes utilizing the services of Community Emergency Managers and local CERT Instructors; 2. Promote the establishment and maintenance of effective lines of communication between each CERT and the appropriate Incident Command System(s); 3. Endeavor to equip and supply CERTs such that they can achieve their maximum potential to save lives and property when called upon; 4. Publicize AVERT and CERT activities and programs to, and promote awareness of (and support for) the CERT programs among government entities, businesses, communities, and individuals; 5. Strive to increase the level of disaster preparedness in all sectors of the community.


Name of Program: Sevier County CERT
Geographic Area: Sevier County, Richfield
Point of Contact: Shara Bastian
Phone Number: (435) 896-9222
E-mail address: sbastian@sixaog.state.ut.us
Brief Description: Our objective is to promote CERT in our county and get as many citizens trained in the community as possible.


Name of Program: Unified Fire Authority CERT
Geographic Area: Salt Lake County
Point of Contact: Jay Fearnley
Title: CERT Program Coordinator
Phone Number: (801) 743-7100
E-mail address: jfearnley@ufa-slco.org
Website address: http://www.saltlakefiredistrict.org
Brief Description: The Unified Fire Authority (UFA) serves 330,000 citizens throughout Salt Lake County from 20 area wide fire stations. Our office is located at the Salt Lake County Emergency Operations Center. The department provides emergency preparedness and CERT training. The CERT program is currently being re-organized to better meet the needs of our citizens in regards to emergency preparedness and community involvement. Coming soon: 2007 CERT schedule and training posted on our website, continuing education classes.


Name of Program: Weber County CERT
Geographic Area: Weber County
Point of Contact: Tammy Folkman
Title: Weber County CERT Council Chairperson
Phone Number: (801) 778-6686
E-mail address: tfolkman@co.weber.ut.us
Brief Description: Provide support and coordination to every city in the county that participates in the CERT program; Ensure programmatic consistency in training and planning; Meet monthly to share information, correlate and plan county CERT activities.


Name of Program: Clinton City CERT
Geographic Area: Davis County, Clinton
Point of Contact: Paul Ray
Title: n/a
Phone Number: (801) 774-2600
E-mail address: pray@utah.gov
Brief Description: The CERT program in Clinton City is taught by instructors from our fire department and city council. Classes are usually offered 2 to 3 times per year. Our goal is to have CERT trained people in every neighborhood to assist their families and neighbors during emergencies in the event professional emergency responders cannot respond in a timely manner. The City is organized into Districts, Areas and Neighborhoods. During an emergency, the City would coordinate with District Coordinators to determine citizen needs and the availability of CERT trained citizens.


Name of Program: South Weber City CERT
Geographic Area: Davis County, South Weber City
Point of Contact: M. Peterson
Phone Number: (801) 479-3177
E-mail address: m.scott.peterson@gmail.com
Website address: http://www.southwebercity.com/publicsafety


Name of Program: Eagle Mountain CERT
Geographic Area: Eagle Mountain City
Point of Contact: Jeff Francom
Phone Number: (801) 789-5010
E-mail address: jfrancom@emcity.org
Brief Description: Eagle Mountain is located in Utah County, just west of Saratoga Springs. The population is almost at 21,000. Eagle Mountain is committed to at least two CERT classes per year. We completed our last CERT class in January. The next class begins March 18 and will end in April 2008.


Name of Program: Emery County CERT
Geographic Area: Emery County, Castle Dale
Point of Contact: Kyle Ekker
Title: Captain
Phone Number: (435) 381-2404
E-mail address: kylee@ecso.com
Brief Description: CERT is administered through Emery County Crime Watch.


Name of Program: Green River CERT
Geographic Area: Emery County, City of Green River
Point of Contact: Karen Smith
Phone Number: (435) 564-3448
E-mail address: karenvista@etv.net
Brief Description: CERT Training Program.


Name of Program: Millard County Sheriff Office Rural CERT Program
Geographic Area: Millard County, Fill,Mea,Kan,Sci,Hol,Flo,Del,Oak C,Lyn,Hinc,Suth
Point of Contact: Janet Lindquist
Title: Commander
Phone Number: (435) 743-5302 271
E-mail address: certified@frontiernet.net
Brief Description: We have organized and taught Rural CERT since 1999. Each team in each town has a commander and a co-commander, & supply team. They meet regularly for meetings and continued training. We have taken this special program to several counties in UT and even NV. Call us if you're interested in having a successful rural CERT program.


Name of Program: Brigham Young University CERT
Geographic Area: Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Point of Contact: Kerry Baum
Title: n/a
Phone Number: (801) 378-8142
E-mail address: kerry_baum@byu.edu
Website address: http://www.byu.edu
Brief Description: We teach the standard CERT program and the ATC 20 Post Seismic Building Evaluation techniques.


Name of Program: Willard City CERT
Geographic Area: Box Elder County, WILLARD
Phone Number: (435) 734-9881
E-mail address: GLENSUE@VII.COM
Website address: http://www.citizencorps.utah.gov/utah_cert.html
Brief Description: The Willard City CERT Organization was first established in 1994. After several years of off and on again activity, we are working hard to revitalized the program within the community. Our purpose is to provide high quality CERT Training courses for all citizens of Willard City, the town of South Willard and other surrounding communities. We plan to provide 3 basic training courses annually. In partnership with our Fire and Police Departments we offer CPR and First Aid training classes. We have also provided a crowd and traffic control class and a Radio Communitions class for interested Cert members. Our goal is to provide well trained, confiedient volunteer CERT teams that can effectively and efficiently aid and assist our professional responders whenever and wherever we are needed. In both emergency and non-emergency situations. Our jurisdiction consists of 4 areas. We are in the process of developing a community wide database,wherein we can quickly identify and poole manpower, equipment, supplies, skills and other resources withiin each of the areas. Also, a phone tree/radio/runner communications system and area cashe/storage bays are in the final development stages. We are excited about our program and invite and encourage all area residents to attend the training courses and to get involved in our community.


Name of Program: Utah State University CERT
Geographic Area: Cache County, Logan
Point of Contact: Judy Crockett
Phone Number: (435) 797-0807
E-mail address: judy.crockett@usu.edu
Website address: http://www.usu.edu/usupd/
Brief Description: Over 300 Faculty and Staff Trained Objective is for at least one team of 4-5 CERT Responders in every building on campus. Those trained in CERT on Campus become a resource to their community as a CERT Volunteer.


Name of Program: North Utah County CERT
Geographic Area: Alpine, Highland, Cedar Hills (N. Utah County)
Title: n/a
Brief Description: Program Description: Our program incorporates CERT training, the Three-Step Program, and Ham Radio emergency communications. As of June 2000, we have two trained program managers and are looking forward to training some 500 citizens in CERT skills.


Name of Program: Clearfield City CERT
Geographic Area: Davis County, Clearfield
Point of Contact: Morton Sparks
Phone Number: (801) 525-2897
E-mail address: msparks@clearfieldcity.org
Website address: http://www.clearfieldcity.org
Brief Description: We are rebuilding the program after ten years of little activity. We have a CERT Program Coordinator, and will be developing seven districts with teams organized within each district.


Name of Program: Brigham City CERT
Geographic Area: Brigham City
Point of Contact: Jim Buchanan
Title: Director of Emergency Services
Phone Number: (435) 723-4071
E-mail address: jbuchanan@brighamcity.utah.gov
Website address: http://brighamcity.utah.gov
Brief Description: Provide trianing and exercise for for citizens who want to take care of themselves and to develop 2 response teams in each of the city's 6 geograhic response districts.


Name of Program: Kaysville CERT
Geographic Area: City of Kaysville, County of Davis
Point of Contact:
Title: n/a
Phone Number: (801) 547-0133
E-mail address: ljcarter333@hotmail.com
Brief Description: Kaysville City CERT works very closely with the Kaysville Fire Department. We are divided into 6 districts. We provide Training classes every January and September. We also do reCERTification classes each year with the purpose of keeping everyone up to date and refresh their memories. We have just over 300 CERT certified team members. The CERT program is an important part of the City's emergency program. Citizens are welcome and encouraged to get involved with CERT.


Name of Program: Provo City CERT
Geographic Area: USA, Provo
Point of Contact: Lynn Scofield
Title: Captain, CERT Coordinator
Phone Number: (801) 852-6321
E-mail address: lscofield@provo.utah.gov
Website address: http://www.provo.org/ppd.emergency_main.html
Brief Description: CERT training is provided by the Provo Fire & Rescue's Emergency Management Coordinator. CERT training has been an ongoing program offered by the city for several years. The objective is to have trained people in the various neighborhoods during times of disaster who can respond to save lives and provide guidance until emergency services can respond.


Name of Program: So. Jordan CERT
Geographic Area: South Jordan City ,Utah
Point of Contact: Nathan Morreale
Phone Number: (801) 253-5274
E-mail address: nmorreale@sjc.utah.gov
Website address: http://www.southjordanfire.org
Brief Description: The City of South Jordan CERT program is under the direction of the fire department. This department trains the public and business in the basic CERT class. The CERT program is also responsible for organizing the city into grid areas and organizing neighborhood teams. The CERT program is an important part of the cities emergency management program. The CERT instructors are also available to teach inservice/update classes. Citizens are welcome and encouraged to get involved with the CERT Advisory Committee. Additional contact: Dustin Lewis, dlewis@sjc.utah.gov


Name of Program: 3 Steps Organization CERT
Geographic Area: Utah County
Point of Contact:
Title: n/a
Phone Number: (801) 225-6231
E-mail address: the3steps@aol.com
Website address: http://www.3steps.org
Brief Description: 3 Steps helps neighborhoods to organize into small geographical groups of about 10 families each, which then help each other to obtain emergency supplies and to select a staging area in advance of a disaster. Neighborhoods are then encouraged and helped to have large numbers of people obtain CERT training and other emergency training such as Red Cross training. 3 steps then helps to set up a grassroots communications system which connects the grassroots with the Red Cross and city emergency management.


Name of Program: American Fork CERT
Geographic Area: Utah County, American Fork
Point of Contact: Jay Christensen
Title: CERT Program Coordinator
Phone Number: (801) 763-3045
E-mail address: emsjay@afcity.net
Brief Description: Train citizens in basic, fire suppresion, medical ops, light search/rescue, disaster psy., terrorism. Organize neighborhoods, pre-plan staging areas.


Name of Program: C.E.R.T. for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Geographic Area: Utah County
Point of Contact:
Title: n/a
Phone Number: (801) 343-4122
E-mail address: daverb_99@yahoo.com
Brief Description: CERT training is provided for the deaf and hard of hearing in Utah County.


Name of Program: Kane County CERT
Geographic Area: Utah County, Kane
Point of Contact:
Title: n/a
Phone Number: (435) 644-4911
E-mail address: cert@kane.state.ut.us
Brief Description: Kane County CERT has volunteers in Alton Orderville and Kanab. The Kane County program is partnered with the Fredonai Arizona CERT, sharing training and meetings and responding in mutual aid situations.


Name of Program: Wayne County CERT
Geographic Area: Wayne County, Loa
Point of Contact: Tal Ehlers
Title: CERT Trainer
Phone Number: (435) 836-2221
E-mail address: tal@scinternet.net
Brief Description: The Wayne County CERT Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact our area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help. CERT members also are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role in emergency preparedness projects in their community.


Name of Program: Ivins CERT
Geographic Area: Washington County, Ivins
Point of Contact: Connie Jellison
Title: n/a
Phone Number: (435) 674-1083
E-mail address: ivinscert@yahoo.com
Brief Description: 2 training sessions are offered each year, both include a mock disaster enabling new graduates to put their skills to work. Refresher courses are offered throughout the year and existing CERT members are always welcome to assist with classes. CERT is an important part of our City's emergency management plan. All citizens are welcome and encouraged to get involved with CERT.


Name of Program: LaVerkin CERT
Geographic Area: Washington County, LaVerkin City
Point of Contact: LuAnn Gifford
Title: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone Number: (435) 635-0427 100
E-mail address: luann.gifford@laverkincity.org
Website address: http://rbice@infowest.com
Brief Description: LaVerkin CERT's objectives are to educate the public in disaster preparedness. Provide a means for individuals to further their emergency and preparedness skills.


Name of Program: St. George CERT
Geographic Area: Washington County, St. George
Point of Contact: Valerie Seely
Phone Number: (435) 627-4332
E-mail address: valerie.seely@sgcity.org
Brief Description: Our goal is to train the people of St. George to be able to take care of themselves and their neighborhood (as well as help police, fire, and medical) in the event of a disaster.


Name of Program: West Valley City CERT
Geographic Area: West Valley City, Utah
Point of Contact: Kris Romijn
Phone Number: (801) 903-5757
E-mail address: kris.romijn@wvc-ut.gov
Website address: http://www.wvcert.org
Brief Description: The West Valley CERT Association is non-profit organization established for the purpose of training and organizing CERT volunteers in West Valley City. The association works in conjunction with the West Valley Fire Department and Emergency Management Office to recruit and train new CERT volunteers, offer continuing refresher training and exercises for CERT recruits, and provide CERT information thru our newsletter and on our website. The West Valley CERT Association is also involved in the organization of neighborhood and area CERTs, the establishment of area supply caches, and helping to plan and implement the CERT response in West Valley City.


Name of Program: South Davis Metro Fire Agency CERT
Geographic Area: Davis County, Bountiful, West Bountiful, Woods Cross, North Salt Lake
Point of Contact: Brad Tillotson
Title: n/a
Phone Number: (801) 677-2400
E-mail address: mrbrad2005@msn.com
Brief Description: South Davis Metro Fire Agency- sponsors and instructs the CERT program to the citizens of Centerville, Bountiful, West Bountiful, Woods Cross, and North Salt Lake-cities in the South end of Davis County.


Name of Program: Iron County CERT
Geographic Area: Southern Utah
Point of Contact: Jae J Curfman
Phone Number: (435) 867-7329
E-mail address: curfmanj@yahoo.com
Brief Description: Iron County's CERT program covers 5 geographic areas, Cedar City, Enoch, Parowan,Kanarraville, New Harmony. The CERT objectives are to educate the public in disaster preparedness. Teams are trained so that they can work with other city and county first responders. All citizens are welcome and encouraged to get involved with CERT.


Name of Program: South Ogden CERT
Geographic Area: South Ogden
Point of Contact: Engineer Brian Minster
Title: n/a
Phone Number: (801) 394-4966
E-mail address: SOFDEngMinster@aol.com
Website address: http://www.southogdencity.com/fire.html
Brief Description: South Ogden City is divided into 10 areas for CERT training. The city started the program 1-year ago (May 99), and is looking for willing participants.


Name of Program: Tooele County CERT
Geographic Area: Tooele county
Point of Contact: Wade Mathews
Title: n/a
Phone Number: (435) 843-3260
E-mail address: wade@tcem.org
Brief Description: For the past six years, Tooele County Emergency Management has partnered with the Tooele County School District to set up CERTs in every school in the district, with approximately 240 trained and equipped members. In the case of the school teams, Tooele County defines CERT as "Campus Emergency Response Team". Tooele County Emergency Management also offers its training to communities within the county, to increase the number of CERTs and the level of preparedness.


Name of Program: Uintah County CERT
Geographic Area: Uintah county, Vernal
Point of Contact: Mechelle Miller
Title: Uintah County Emergency manager
Phone Number: (435) 781-5466
E-mail address: mmiller@co.uintah.ut.us
Brief Description: CERT is Uintah County is part of the Uintah County Citizens Corp.


Name of Program: Mapleton CERT
Geographic Area: Utah County, Mapleton
Point of Contact: Richard Bradford
Phone Number: (801) 374-6272
E-mail address: attorney@bradfordbrady.com
Brief Description: CERT teams are trained to work with other city responders to give them the support they need in case of an emergency.


Name of Program: Washington County CERT
Geographic Area: Washington County, St. George
Point of Contact: Dean Cox
Phone Number: (435) 467-4552
E-mail address: dean.cox@washco.utah.gov
Brief Description: To provide CERT training and organization throughout the county.


Name of Program: Vigin Town CERT
Geographic Area: Washington County, Virgin
Point of Contact: ROBERT KELLY, COORDINATOR
Title: n/a
Phone Number: (435) 635-4695
E-mail address: BOBKELLY@INFOWEST.COM
Brief Description: WE FOLLOW THE NAT / STATE CERT PROGRAM WITHOUT CHANGE SO AS TO BE READY TO RESPOND TO AN EMERGENCY.


Name of Program: Wasatch County CERT
Geographic Area: Wasatch County, Heber City
Point of Contact: Sgt. Bradley
Title: n/a
Phone Number: (435) 654-9728
E-mail address: jbradley@ci.heber.ut.us
Brief Description: This program is being run in cooperation with Wasatch County EMS.


Name of Program: Weber County Fire CERT
Geographic Area: Weber County, Huntsville, Eden, Liberty
Point of Contact: Dave Snyder
Title: Captain
Phone Number: (801) 782-3580
E-mail address: dsnyder@weberfiredistrict.utah.gov
Website address: http://weberfiredistrict.utah.gov
Brief Description: We are in an isolated area of our county. We have taught approximately 10 classes during the past eight years. We continue to sponsor classes, in order to educate the citizens of the Upper Valley of Weber County. It is a major tourist area during summer as well as winter.


Name of Program: Payson City CERT
Geographic Area: Utah County, Payson City
Point of Contact: Russ Williams
Title: n/a
Phone Number: (801) 465-4240
E-mail address: xoruss@yahoo.com
Brief Description: We have been training our community since CERT was adopted by Payson in 1994 and have tried to make it a more complete education within the parameters of CERT duties. We even taught a terrorism awareness module before it became officially part of the training program. Payson CERT has worked with the community, schools and churches to offer perparedness information and make the program an asset in our community. Payson CERT has been utilyzed in sandbagging during flooding, traffic direction, running emergency communications, sheltering with the Red Cross, running a feeding operation for fire crews during a forest fire, guarding critical city facilities pre-Y2K and assiting the Red Cross in the post 9/11 recovery efforts in New York City and New Jersey. We continue to run our program with unpaid volunteer instructors so the classes can be offered to our community without charge.


Name of Program: Beaver County CERT
Geographic Area: Beaver County
Point of Contact: Les Whitney
Phone Number: (435) 387-2620
E-mail address: leswhitney@beaver.state.ut.us
Brief Description: Beaver County is activly pursuing a program to help provide emergency volunteer support in our communities. The program is currently trying to educate and train the community on prepardness. It is important that the community undestands the importance of prepardness. If the members of CERT and their famlies are not prepared then we have failed our communities in prepardness.


Name of Program: Scipio CERT
Geographic Area: Millard
Point of Contact: Evelyn Monroe
Phone Number: (435) 758-2644
E-mail address: uliejmem@yahoo.com
Brief Description: We currently have 22 members on our team. Our main goal is to keep all them certified each year. We hold monthly meetings reviewing our skills, updating our inventory in our trailers, stocked for emergency use. Our phone tree has been tested and put into place. We feel very good about the program itself and its use to our town and it is our goal to keep it up and running.


Name of Program: Hyde Park Utah CERT
Geographic Area: Hyde Park City boundaries
Point of Contact: Mira Ward
Phone Number: (435) 563-0360
E-mail address: wakensnow@comcast.net
Brief Description: Community members trained in CERT principles in order to respond to and assist in any disaster that may occur in the area. Goals are: 1-Educate as many citizens in the community as possible in CERT principles 2-Conduct city-wide exercises yearly 3-Provide ongoing education and training review through email or postal mail


Name of Program: Spanish Fork CERT
Geographic Area: Spanish Fork, Palmyra, Lake Shore, Benjamin, Covered Bridge, Birdseye.
Point of Contact: Don Thomas
Phone Number: (801) 798-5077
E-mail address: dthomas@spanishfork.org
Website address: https://www.spanishfork.org
Brief Description: Basic CERT Program with approximately 500 graduates. Deployed to assist in finding lost children and self-deployed in disaster response.


Name of Program: Carbon County CERT
Geographic Area: Carbon
Point of Contact: Jason Llewelyn
Phone Number: (435) 650-1580
E-mail address: jason.llewelyn@carbon.utah.gov
Website address: http://www.carbon.utah.gov/
Brief Description: Getting more people involved with our up and running CERT program.


Name of Program: Saratoga Springs CERT
Geographic Area: Saratoga Springs
Point of Contact: Rick Scott
Phone Number: (801) 361-4086
E-mail address: rscott@saratoga-springs.net
Website address: http://www.saratoga-springs.net


Name of Program: Kearns Crime Prevention Association
Geographic Area: Kearns
Point of Contact: Cathy Harding
Phone Number: (801) 688-9376
E-mail address: surfinsaphire@comcast.net
Website address: http://kearnscrimeprevention.com/
Brief Description: Kearns Crime Prevention Association, Inc. is a not-for-profit, membership supported organization whose goal is to develop community awareness of gang and drug activity among our youth; to stimulate prevention strategies and ways to localize initiatives that best meet the needs of our youth; to train the community in effective crime prevention through education and awareness programs; to educate and support the community in public safety and disaster preparedness; to foster a closer understanding and working relationship between the Salt Lake County SheriffÂ’s Office, Unified Fire Department,and the Kearns community; and to facilitate crime prevention and public safety projects with far-reaching, long-term community benefits.


Name of Program: Centerville CERT
Geographic Area: Davis County
Point of Contact: Lawrence Wright
Phone Number: (801) 386-9633
E-mail address: lwright@centervilleut.com
Website address: http://www.centervilleut.net
Brief Description: This is the Centerville Utah City Website. The program is getting on its feet - we are evaluating our next steps.


Name of Program: New Harmony CERT
Geographic Area: New Harmony
Point of Contact: Brent Johnson
Phone Number: (435) 586-7360
E-mail address: brentbjohnson418@yahoo.com
Brief Description: Just setting up. Putting a community CERT book together and signing up people for CERT training.


Name of Program: Santaquin City CERT
Geographic Area: Santaquin
Point of Contact: Dennis Howard
Phone Number: (801) 754-1070
E-mail address: dhoward@santaquin.org
Website address: http://www.citizencorps.gov/cc/secure/showCert.do?id=37589
Brief Description: Our goal is to have an active CERT team in each of are 14 neighborhood watch sectors.


Name of Program: Enoch CERT
Geographic Area: Enoch
Point of Contact: Marie Brooks
Phone Number: (435) 586-9134
E-mail address: marie@lmpci.com


Name of Program: Fillmore City CERT
Geographic Area: Fillmore
Point of Contact: Corrina kessler
Phone Number: (435) 743-5263
E-mail address: kessler85@frontiernet.net
Brief Description: Over the pass 5 year we have organized our team into 4 zone. Added a command center in the city building,build a supply in the basement and just purchase a CERT trailer.We hold quarterly meeting with the team. All commanders meet monthly with all commanders in Millard County.


Name of Program: Pleasant Grove CERT
Geographic Area: Pleasant Grove
Point of Contact: Sherri Atwood
Phone Number: (801) 785-3506
E-mail address: sherri@pg911.org
Website address: http://www.pgcity.org
Brief Description: Pleasant Grove CERT has been functioning for ten years. During that time we have trained hundreds of citizens in the CERT program, and look to train many more in CERT and expanding out to other Citizen Corpes programs. Our focus for 2008 is for two CERT training sessions, one geared for city employees and families, the othter for citizens; with more emphasis on team leader involvment and refresher training for existing teams.


Name of Program: DFS Cert Instructor
Geographic Area: West Valley City
Point of Contact: Larry Segura
Phone Number: (801) 902-4201
E-mail address: larrysegura@discover.com
Brief Description: We train Discover card Employees how to evacuation plans with the CERT program.


Name of Program: Tremonton City CERT
Geographic Area: Tremonton City and surrounding communities
Point of Contact: Mark A Thompson
Title: Coordinator
Phone Number: (435) 257-2648
E-mail address: mthompson@tremontoncity.com
Website address: http://www.tremontoncity.com


Name of Program: Garfield County CERT
Geographic Area: Garfield County
Point of Contact: Sandra Francisco
Title: Garfield County LEPC/ Citizencorps Council chairperson
Phone Number: (435) 679-8669
E-mail address: stitchy@color-country.net
Brief Description: We are preparing each community in our county to have nieghborhood CERT teams. We now have teams trained in Bryce Valley, Escalante and at this time are enlisting a class in Panguitch. Other areas in the County are encouraged to take the course in these locations and carry out team organization in their own remote locations. We have an active citizen corps council meeting in conjunction with our LEPC once a month.


Name of Program: Sanpete County CERT
Geographic Area: Sanpete county
Point of Contact: Richard M Hansen
Title: Sanpete cpunty CERT cordinator
Phone Number: (435) 462-9416
E-mail address: rhansen@cut.net
Website address: rhansen@cut.net
Brief Description: Providing CERTand teen SERT classes to Sanpete County


Name of Program: Kanab CERT
Geographic Area: City of Kanab and surrounding areas
Point of Contact: Jim Sorenson
Title: CERT Coordinator
Phone Number: (435) 644-2534
E-mail address: jsore@fredonia.net
Brief Description: The citizens of Kanab deserve the best possible emergency/disaster response available, and that is,self and community reliance built upon a well trained and supplied population. Our CERT will provide the training and and necessary tools to provide for the protection and sustainability of self, family,neighbor and community when an emergency or disaster strikes.The goal is to have a community wide program to include CERT, Vips, Vifs, neighborhood watch and Medical Reserve.