Preparing for a Disaster in Ventura County
Public Information Officer, County of Ventura
Preparing for a disaster in Ventura County and how to prepare as a Disaster Service Worker
If a disaster were to occur, which we are currently facing with the Thomas fire, are you prepared? Learn about the nationally acclaimed program, developed in Ventura County, "Ready, Set, Go!" The "Ready, Set, Go" program helps residents be READY with preparedness understanding, be SET with situational awareness when fire threatens, and to GO, acting early when a fire starts.
Are you prepared to serve as a Disaster Service Worker if called upon? If called upon, you may be assigned to perform activities which promote the protection of public health and safety or the preservation of lives and property. Disaster service is designed to aid in the response and recovery phases in a disaster or emergency. Learn about the communications, supplies and equipment needed to serve.
About our Speaker:
Bill Nash is the Public Information Officer for the County of Ventura. He supports 25 County agencies in their public information efforts. This includes writing news releases; working with local, regional and national media; and managing content on the County's internal and public websites. He has launched the Ventura County News Channel, a website dedicated to County government news, and he manages three social media accounts. He currently serves on the board of directors for the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO).
Formerly, he served as the Public Information and Marketing Officer for the Ventura County Fire Department and, in the private sector, worked as the International Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations Manager for a major agricultural company.
When: Wednesday, January 10, 2017
Registration Begins at 11:30 AM Speaker starts at 12:00 noon
Place: The Tower Club, 300 Esplanade Dr., Oxnard, CA 93036
Cost: Members $27.00
Cancellations made after Monday, December 27, 2017, will be subject to the luncheon fee
Directions to The Tower Club: 101 Fwy Southbound: Exit 101 at Vineyard: turn right onto Vineyard; turn left immediately after crossing Esplanade; park: Tower Club is top floor of tower.
101 Fwy Northbound: Exit 101 at Vineyard: turn left onto Vineyard; turn left immediately after crossing Esplanade; park: Tower Club is top floor of tower.