List of Michigan CERT’s

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    Name of Program: Kent County CERT
    Geographic Area: Kent County
    Point of Contact: Dave Everts
    Phone Number: 6166326256
    E-mail address: DEverts8667@aol.com
    Website address: http://www.KentcountyCERT.org
    Brief Description: To train citizens to be better prepared in the event of a disaster and to be able to assist with disaster response in their neighborhood, community, and workplace.

    Name of Program: Calhoun County CERT
    Geographic Area: Calhoun County
    Point of Contact: Lori Phillips
    Phone Number: 2692751658
    E-mail address: lphillips@calhouncountymi.gov
    Website address: https://www.calhouncountycert.webs.com
    Brief Description: We have adopted a two-level program to allow volunteers to participate at their comfort level. We are cross-training CERT members in damage assessment using mobile technology such as GPS, digital photography, and E-Team. Our 2010 training goal is to provide CERT training to 100 additional residents of Calhoun County. We are also focusing on our faith-based organizations.

    Name of Program: City of Southfield Department of Public Works CERT (DPW CERT)
    Geographic Area: South East Oakland County
    Point of Contact: Justin Beck
    Title: DPW CERT Liaison
    Phone Number: 2487964898
    E-mail address: jbeck@cityofsouthfield.com
    Brief Description: 26 members of the Department of Public Works covering Streets & Highway, Water & Sewer and Forestry Divisions have recently completed the CERT training from Southfield Emergency Management. In addition to the CERT training we have trained members in CPR/AED, Blood Borne Pathogens, Confined Spaces, Unified Incident Command Systems(UICS)to name a few. We have a wealth of knowledge from our own DPW training and experience to better serve the community of Southfield in the event of a Natural or Man-Made Disaster.

    Name of Program: Eastern Michigan University C-CERT
    Geographic Area: Eastern Michigan University
    Point of Contact: Mark Wesley
    Phone Number: 7344870799
    E-mail address: mwesley3@emich.edu
    Brief Description: EMU C-CERT mission is to prepare students, faculty, and staff to support both emergency and non-emergency events on campus and within the host communities by developing a core team that provides immediate non-technical support to the university and response organizations.

    Name of Program: Ferris State University Campus CERT Team
    Geographic Area: Ferris State University
    Point of Contact: Tricia Walding-Smith
    Phone Number: 2315915912
    E-mail address: waldint@ferris.edu
    Website address: http://www.ferris.edu/homepage.htm

    Name of Program: Dowagic High School Teen SERT
    Geographic Area: Dowagiac High School
    Point of Contact: Tom Atkinson
    Title: Police Chief
    Phone Number: 2697829743
    E-mail address: atkinson@dowagiac.org

    Name of Program: Saginaw County Citizen Corps CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Saginaw County
    Point of Contact: Tim Genovese
    Title: Saginaw County Emergency Manager
    Phone Number: 9897905500
    E-mail address: citizencorps@saginawcounty.com
    Website address: http://www.saginawcounty.com/emd
    Brief Description: Our goal is to train volunteers to be better prepared for and able to respond to a disaster in their neighborhood, community, and workplace. This will also enable citizens to be able to help other professional responders who are overwhelmed during an incident.

    Name of Program: Harrison Township CERT
    Geographic Area: Harrison Township, Macomb County
    Point of Contact: Mike Lopez
    Title: Executive Fire Chief
    Phone Number: 5864661450
    E-mail address: mlopez@harrison-township.org
    Brief Description: To provide the residents and first responders of Harrison Township with a quality resource for safety education, hazard mitigation, emergency response assistance, and other volunteer efforts.

    Name of Program: Lake Superior State University/Chippewa County
    Geographic Area: Eastern Upper Peninsuka
    Point of Contact: Elizabeth Foley
    Phone Number: 9066352171
    E-mail address: lfoley@lssu.edu
    Brief Description: To provide emergency assistance when the situation becomes overwhelming for professional responders.

    Name of Program: Bay County CERT
    Geographic Area: Bay County
    Point of Contact: Patricia A Bostick
    Title: Solution Area Planner
    Phone Number: 9898952016
    E-mail address: bostickp@baycounty.net
    Website address: http://citizenscorp.baycounty-mi.gov
    Brief Description: To train citizens in disaster preparedness enabling them to be prepared to help themselves, their families, neighbors and community when the need arises. CERT members will be trained to assist First Responder Agencies in the event of a natural or manmade disaster. Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), volunteers with some degree of medical training are bing recruited and training is being scheduled for April 2006.

    Name of Program: City of Southfield
    Geographic Area: City of Southfield
    Point of Contact: Frank Coutts
    Title: Director of EM
    Phone Number: 2487965990
    E-mail address: fcoutts@cityofsouthfield.com
    Website address: fcoutts@cityofsouthfield.com
    Brief Description: To train city resident, business, faith-based, organizational groups and individuals in the CERT concept. To have a standing secondary response force ready to help themselves and the community in times of disaster.

    Name of Program: Dearborn Heights CERT
    Geographic Area: City of Dearborn Heights
    Point of Contact: Bob Ankrapp
    Title: Assistant Emergency Manager / Public Information Officer
    Phone Number: 3132777717
    E-mail address: rankrapp@ci.dearborn-heights.mi.us
    Website address: http://www.dearbornheightspd.com/cert.html
    Brief Description: Currently 90 members serving the Dearborn Heights Community.

    Name of Program: CERT of Grand Haven Michigan
    Geographic Area: City of Grand Haven
    Point of Contact: Glenn Bo
    Phone Number: 6168423460
    E-mail address: boglenn@grandhaven.org
    Website address: http://www.grandhaven.org
    Brief Description: We intend on training up to 75 community volunteers in the CERT program. We will be starting with our nine officers from our Retired Senior Volunteer Program in the next fews months. After we complete our policies and procedures, we will begin training additional community members

    Name of Program: Oakland University Community Emergency Response Team Preparedness Training
    Geographic Area: Statewide
    Point of Contact: Stafford C Rorke
    Title: Doctor/Associate Professor and Director
    Phone Number: 2483703544
    E-mail address: rorke@oakland.edu
    Website address: http://www2.oakland.edu/shs/whp/
    Brief Description: The Wellness, Health Promotion and Injury Prevention academic program in the School of Health Sciences at Oakland University offers both a for-credit CERT course, namely WHP 311(2); and a Continuing Education (CE) CERT course for the community. To the best of our knowledge Oakland University is the first university in the country to offer CERT for credit. Oakland University students register via SAIL. Persons interested in the Continuing Education course should contact the Program Director, Dr. Stafford Rorke via Email at: rorke@oakland.edu, or call (248) 370-3544 The next CERT course starts on May 6 and runs for 7 consecutive Saturday mornings between 08h00 to 12h00. The fee for CE is $100.00. WHP majors may not take WHP 311(2). CERT is covered in WHP 310(4).

    Name of Program: City of Sterling Heights CERT
    Geographic Area: Macomb County, City of Sterling Heights
    Point of Contact: Nicole Miller
    Phone Number: 5864462978
    E-mail address: nmiller@sterling-heights.net
    Website address: http://www.sterling-heights.net
    Brief Description: CERT has one CERT Leader with two Assistand Leaders, Transportation Leader, Coordination Leader and Communication Leader. They have 11 Ham Radios and three pagers for activation. They have been involved with emergency exercises. There are 300 in the CERT at this time. Advanced training is now being offered on Disaster Site Management, CPR, AED, and Traffic Control.

    Name of Program: Warren Police Department CERT Team
    Geographic Area: City of Warren, Michigan
    Point of Contact: Kevin Sommers
    Phone Number: 5865744853
    E-mail address: ksommers@warrenpd.org
    Website address: http://www.warrencert.info
    Brief Description: Train approximately 100 volunteers in disciplines required to assist professional first responders in either natural or man made disaster scenarios. To establish community awareness of city disaster preparedness objectives. info@warrencert.info

    Name of Program: Central U.P. (Marquette Co) CERT
    Geographic Area: Marquette County, Upper Peninsula of Michigan
    Point of Contact: Paula Susmark
    Phone Number: 9091234567
    E-mail address: pjarcmqt@aol.com
    Website address: http://www.cuparc.org
    Brief Description: To recruit and train 200 citizens on the Citizen Emergency Response Team to help train the community on disaster prepardness and enhance the need of emergency services when a emergency overwhelms our professionals.

    Name of Program: Menominee County Citizens Corp.
    Geographic Area: Menominee County
    Point of Contact: Debra Wormwood
    Title: Mrs
    Phone Number: 9068639817
    E-mail address: dwormwood@menomineecounty.com
    Brief Description: 1.) prepare neighborhood groups for disaster response 2.) identify volunteers desire and talents to aid the first responders in time of disaster 3.) identify volunteers with interest in developing further knowledge of specific volunteer groups 4.) foster working knowledge of all organizations roles in disasters with the communities.

    Name of Program: Muskegon County Citizens Corps CERT program
    Geographic Area: Muskegon County
    Point of Contact: Rhona J Colbert
    Title: VISTA member
    Phone Number: 2317226600 17
    E-mail address: homeland@volunteermuskegon.org
    Brief Description: The Muskegon County CERT training is under the Muskegon County Citizens Corps. Our objective is to train different school teams, neighborhood associations,the medical reserve corps, and manufactures in CERT training to aid the first responders.

    Name of Program: Burt Township Citizens Corps
    Geographic Area: Alger County, Grand Marais
    Point of Contact: Nancy A Weston
    Phone Number: 9064942744
    E-mail address: ceweston@msn.com
    Brief Description: To inform and prepare our citizen’s for handling man-made or natural disasters, and other health related issues for our very rural community where EMS will be immediately overwhelmed.

    Name of Program: Dowagiac Citizen Corps CERT
    Geographic Area: Cass County, City of Dowagiac, surrounding Townships
    Point of Contact: Tom Atkinson
    Phone Number: 2697829743
    E-mail address: atkinson@dowagiac.org
    Brief Description: To train community members basic response skills, so they are able to help other professional responders who are overwhelmed or not available.

    Name of Program: Eaton County CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Eaton County, Charlotte
    Point of Contact: Kevin Fullerton
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 5175430241
    E-mail address: kfullerton@charlottemi.org
    Brief Description: We will be training volunteers and giving them a emergency bag to carry with them. We hope to train 200 per year.

    Name of Program: EATON RAPIDS CERT PROGRAM
    Geographic Area: Eaton County, EATON RAPIDS
    Point of Contact: Roger McNutt
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 5176638118
    E-mail address: na@citizencorps.gov
    Brief Description: To train and coordinate community volunteers to assist fire and police personnel in natural or man-made disasters, as well as assisting in non-disaster events such as traffic control and first aid for community parades and events. Volunteers receive CERT training, and upon completion receive CERT ID and equipment as funds permit.

    Name of Program: Genesee Co Citizen Corps CERT
    Geographic Area: GENESEE
    Point of Contact: Grace Ranger
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 8102573064
    E-mail address: granger@co.genesee.mi.us
    Website address: http://www.co.genesee.mi.us
    Brief Description: PROGRAM REGISTERED WITH STATE IN MARCH OF 2003. OUR GOALS AND OBJECTIVES IS TO TRAIN APPROXIMATELY 25 TRAIN THE TRAINERS IN CERT TO DELIVER THE PROGRAM TO AS MANY CITIZENS IN GENESEE COUNTY AS POSSIBLE. OUR POPULATION IS 436,137.

    Name of Program: Detroit CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Wayne County, City of Detroit
    Point of Contact: Donna Northern
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 3135966558
    E-mail address: northernd@detroitmi.gov
    Brief Description: The City of Detroit has established a Citizen Corps Council who also facilitates the CERT program. Implementation is beginning at Neighborhood City Halls with the assistance of community leaders.

    Name of Program: Garden City Emergency Management / CERT
    Geographic Area: City of Garden City
    Point of Contact: Bill Forbush
    Title: Fire Chief / Emergency Management Director
    Phone Number: 7347931790
    E-mail address: billf@gardencitymi.org
    Website address: http://www.gardencitymi.org
    Brief Description: Garden City CERT is comprised of municipal emopoyeesa nd community volunteers working together to improve our disaster preparedness capability.

    Name of Program: Rochester Hills CERT Program
    Geographic Area: City of Rochester Hills
    Point of Contact: Steven Schneider
    Phone Number: 2485373530
    E-mail address: schneiders@oakgov.com
    Brief Description: The main goal of the local CERT program is to train 100-150 citizens by September 30, 2004. This will be accomplished through a combination of CERT training and advertising through various media outlets.

    Name of Program: Oakland County Citizen Corps
    Geographic Area: Oakland County, Pontiac
    Point of Contact: Michael Loper
    Phone Number: 2488585324
    E-mail address: loperm@co.oakland.mi.us
    Website address: http://www.co.oakland.mi.us/ems
    Brief Description: County-wide support of local Citizen Corps/CERT training and activities, Medical Reserve Corps and special volunteer groups.

    Name of Program: SBC IT Business Continuity CERT
    Geographic Area: Oakland County, Southfield
    Point of Contact: Tim Bonno
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 3142359090
    E-mail address: tb8851@sbc.com
    Website address: http://www.sbc.com
    Brief Description: SBC is one of the most respected telecommunications companies in the world. To supplement our internal business continuity initiatives, we have partnered with the City of Southfield and trained 24 local SBC managers in CERT. Additionally, eleven employees from other businesses in the Southfield area completed SBC CERT training as a membership benefit of the Great Lakes Business Recovery Group (GLBRG).

    Name of Program: Otsego County CERT
    Geographic Area: Otsego County, Gaylord
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 9897326232
    E-mail address: na@citizencorps.gov

    Name of Program: Lac Vieux Desert/Watersmeet CERT
    Geographic Area: Watersmeet/Lac Vieux I.R.
    Point of Contact: Richard Caudill
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 9063584577
    E-mail address: na@citizencorps.gov
    Brief Description: Work coorperatively between Tribe and local community to strengthen emergency preparedness, disaster mitigation, and to develop a partnership for the community at large in eastren Gogebic County in Michigans Upper Peninsula.

    Name of Program: Ingham County CERT
    Geographic Area: Ingham County, Ingham county and the metropolitan Lansing area, which includes parts of Clinton and Eaton counties also
    Point of Contact: Ronda Oberlin
    Phone Number: 5174834110
    E-mail address: roberlin@ci.lansing.mi.us
    Brief Description: Our goal is to build CERT teams in cooperation with area fire departments. CERT members may also be used as disaster volunteers for events not directly affecting their neighborhoods. We are also providing continuing education in traffic control and engaging CERT members as instructors in the Red Cross’ Together We Prepare program.

    Name of Program: DENTON TOWNSHIP CERT
    Geographic Area: ROSCOMMON County
    Point of Contact: GLEN BROMM
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 9893665913
    E-mail address: glenb@i2k.net

    Name of Program: Kalkaska Volunteer Corps
    Geographic Area: Kalkaska County, Kalkaska
    Point of Contact: Drew Donegan
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 2312582107
    E-mail address: Drewski@chartermi.net
    Website address: http://www.coldspringsexcelsior.org
    Brief Description: Kalkaska Volunteer Corps combines Fire Corps, CERT and VIPS in to one extensive program removing any duplication of effort on the part of the agencies involved. This program also partners with the American Red Cross to fill the need for a disaster team. Equipping the people on the front line of an emergency or disaster with the tools needed to provide immediate support services during or immediately following an incident.

    Name of Program: Northville Township Public Safety CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Northville Township
    Point of Contact: Matthew Mayes
    Title: Detective Sergeant
    Phone Number: 2483499400
    E-mail address: Mmayes@northvilletwppd.com
    Website address: http://www.twp.northville.mi.us/cert.htm
    Brief Description: The Northville Township CERT Program supports public safety in times of need and emergencies. The program has also joined with citizen of neighboring City of Northville.

    Name of Program: Schoolcraft County CERT
    Geographic Area: Schoolcraft County, Manistique
    Point of Contact: Greg Aho
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 9066442342
    E-mail address: upahos@uplogon.com
    Website address: http://www.schoolcraftcert.org

    Name of Program: St. Clair County Citizens Corp
    Geographic Area: St. Clair County, County boundaries
    Point of Contact: Debra Warshefski
    Phone Number: 8109896367
    E-mail address: dswarshefski@stclaircounty.org

    Name of Program: Milan High Teen SERT Team
    Geographic Area: Milan High School
    Point of Contact: Leanna Soltis
    Phone Number: 7344395000
    E-mail address: soltis@milan.k12.mi.us
    Brief Description: Milan High School Teen SERT is Michigans first Teen SERT Team ans is the response team for the school

    Name of Program: Allen Park Downriver – CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Allen Park
    Point of Contact: Eric C Waidelich
    Title: Program Manager
    Phone Number: 3137791306
    E-mail address: ewaidelich@em-pact.org
    Brief Description: Downriver Citizen Corps is a combination Citizen Corps and CERT program that is focused on supporting the needs of the community by educating within the healthcare systems, educational institutions and general industry. The Downriver Citizen Corps is based in the City of Allen Park Municipal Building; however, it is the organizations program goal and objective to bring the Citizen Corp/CERT knowledge to the three sectors listed above within the 19 Downriver communities, which comprise the Downriver Region. It is our belief that by focusing on these three sectors, the individuals that complete the CERT Program will take this critical knowledge home and therefore back into our communities. The political and operational support we have to make this program a success is significant and we look forward to meeting our program objectives.

    Name of Program: Henry Ford Community College Campus CERT
    Geographic Area: Dearborn and Dearborn Heights/Campuses
    Point of Contact: Gary McBain
    Title: Coordinator
    Phone Number: 3138459862
    E-mail address: gmcbain@hfcc.edu
    Brief Description: CERT program for employees and those attending to support emergency operations on campus and in surrounding communities.

    Name of Program: Henry Ford Community College Campus CERT
    Geographic Area: Dearborn and Dearborn Heights
    Point of Contact: Gary McBain
    Phone Number: 3138459862
    E-mail address: gmcbain@hfcc.edu
    Brief Description: CERT program for employees and attendees of HFCC in support of emergency operations on campus and in surrounding communities.

    Name of Program: Gladwin County CERT – A Team
    Geographic Area: County
    Point of Contact: Robert Duby II
    Phone Number: 9894266871
    E-mail address: oem1@gladwinco.com
    Brief Description: A new CERT team!

    Name of Program: Northville Community CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Northville
    Point of Contact: Matthew Mayes
    Phone Number: 2483499400
    E-mail address: mmayes@northvilletwppd.com
    Website address: http://www.twp.northville.mi.us/Services/PublicSafety/Police/CERT.htm
    Brief Description: The CERT volunteers provide support to local public safety in time of emergencies and community events. We have also joined forces to include City of Northville residents.

    Name of Program: 2nd Battalion Michigan Volunter Defense Force
    Geographic Area: Region 2
    Point of Contact: Timothy Tutak
    Phone Number: 2484170930
    E-mail address: tim.tutak@mivdf.org
    Website address: http://www.mivdf.org

    Name of Program: LISD Vo-Tech Center Public Safety Teen CERT
    Geographic Area: Lenawee County
    Point of Contact: Michael Umpleby
    Phone Number: 5172632108
    E-mail address: michael.umpleby@lisd.us
    Brief Description: Our program goal is to educate and certify 30-40 students a year in Teen CERT and to hopefully provide a waiting pool of applicants for the Lenawee County CERT Program. The Teen SERT curriculm is rolled into our Public Safety Training Program

    Name of Program: Crawford County CERT
    Geographic Area: And near by Areas does not stop at county lines
    Point of Contact: David Pratt
    Phone Number: 9893488190
    E-mail address: FREDERICCERT@yahoo.com
    Brief Description: To help local Fire,Ems, and Police during an emergency when called to help. Our goals are to work hand in hand with the professional to help were needed. We want to move forward with pride of being a team that wants to help.

    Name of Program: Bloomfield Township Community Emergency Response Team
    Geographic Area: Bloomfield Township
    Point of Contact: Lyal Bigger
    Phone Number: 2484337745
    E-mail address: lbigger@bloomfieldtwp.org
    Brief Description: Bloomfield Township recognizes the need for an organized and trained group of citizen volunteers that can respond in the event of a disaster or an imminent threat of a disaster within the community of Bloomfield Township. This group of Township resident volunteers will be known as the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). The CERT program will educate our Township residents to be better prepared to survive and recover from all-hazards including severe weather, flooding, major power outages, fire, transportation or hazardous materials incidents, weapons of mass destruction such as biological, radiological, nuclear or explosive-incendiary incidents

    Name of Program: 1st Battalion Michigan Volunteer Defense Force
    Geographic Area: Capitol Area, District 1
    Point of Contact: Tim Yorty
    Phone Number: 5172041295
    E-mail address: tim.yorty@mivdf.org
    Website address: https://www.mivdf.org
    Brief Description: The Michigan Military establishment includes the National Guard and State Defense Force known as Michigan Volunteer Defense Force(MIVDF). The MIVDF Battalions serve state-wide coinciding within each Michigan State Police(MSP) district. Each MIVDF unit has CERT trained personnel, offers other emergency support capabilities and is prepared to serve our communities.

    Name of Program: 6th Battalion Michigan Volunteer Defense Force
    Geographic Area: Roscommon,Missaukee,Wexford,Manistee,Benzie,Leelanau, Grand Traverse,Kalkaska, Crawford,Antrim,Otsego,Montmorency,Alpena,Charlevoix,Emmet,Cheboygan,Presque Isle
    Point of Contact: Larry Shoemaker
    Phone Number: 2315870723
    E-mail address: larrshoe@torchlake.com
    Website address: http://vdf_6bn@yahoo.com
    Brief Description: The Michigan military establishment includes the National Guard and state defense force known as the Michigan Volunteer Defense Force (MI-VDF). TheMI-VDF battalions serve state-wide coinciding with each Michigan State Police distric. Each MI-VDF unit has CERT trained personnel, offers other support capabilities and is prepared to regionally serve as assigned.

    Name of Program: Huron Township
    Geographic Area: Southwest Wayne County
    Point of Contact: James Katona
    Phone Number: 7343417903
    E-mail address: Jkatona22@charter.net
    Website address: http://www.hurontownshipcert.com
    Brief Description: Established in September 2007, our goal is to bring the knowledge of emergency preparedness to the entire Huron Township area. We will do the most good for the most amount of people

    Name of Program: City of Wayne
    Geographic Area: City of Wayne
    Point of Contact: Shawn Bell
    Phone Number: 7347221111
    E-mail address: fire@ci.wayne.mi.us
    Brief Description: The City of Wayne CERT team is composed of Wayne Residents who volunteered to take the CERT training, In the case of a major emergencie the City of Wayne CERT would assist the members of the Wayne Fire and Police Department in any matter they could. The team was formed in May 2007 and has been active in the year 2007 assisting at parades in the community, the City of Wayne CERT Team has a new training class of residents starting in January 2008,

    Name of Program: 3rd Battalion Michigan Volunter Defense Force
    Geographic Area: District 3
    Point of Contact: Peter Lukes
    Phone Number: 9896626025
    E-mail address: pglukes@mail.yellowstone.net
    Website address: http://www.mivdvf.org/
    Brief Description: The Michigan military establishment includes the national guard and state defense force known as Michigan Volunteer Defense Force(MIVDF).The MIVDF Battalions serve state-wide coinciding within each Michigan State Police(MSP) district. Each VDF unit has CERT trained personnel,offers other emergency support capabilities and is prepared to regional serve as assigned.

    Name of Program: City of St. Joseph CERT
    Geographic Area: City of St. Joseph
    Point of Contact: Rick Smiedendorf
    Phone Number: 2699832571
    E-mail address: smiedendorf@stjcity.com
    Brief Description: To train our citizens to be prepaired incase of disaster.

    Name of Program: Vail Rubber Business CERT
    Geographic Area: Business CERT (Vail Rubber)
    Point of Contact: William Freier
    Phone Number: 2699831595
    E-mail address: freierwe@vailrubber.com
    Brief Description: To train our employees to respond incase of a disaster within our business.

    Name of Program: 5th Battalion Michigan Volunteer Defense Force
    Geographic Area: 6th MSP district
    Point of Contact: John Stengel
    Phone Number: 6162996706
    E-mail address: stengeljohn@sbcglobal.net
    Website address: http://www.mivdf.org or http://www.michigan.gov/dmva
    Brief Description: The Michigan military establishment includes the national guard and state defense force known as the Michigan Volunteer Defense Force. The MIVDF battalions serve state-wide coinciding within each Michigan State Police district. Each VDF unit has CERT trained personnel, offers other emergency support capabilities and is prepared to regionally serve as assigned.

    Name of Program: Schoolcraft County Community Emergency Response Team
    Geographic Area: Schoolcraft County
    Point of Contact: Catherine Flores
    Phone Number: 9063413232
    E-mail address: cflores@scmh.org
    Website address: http://www.schoolcraftcert.org
    Brief Description: Small but dedicated group of individuals willing and able to respond in support of emergency situations in Schoolcraft County and/or neighboring areas. Provide emergency assistance, preparedness education/training, assist in community events.

    Name of Program: 4th Battalion, Michigan Volunteer Defense Force
    Geographic Area: The 4th battalion serves the 5th Michigan State Police EMD District
    Point of Contact: CPT Charles Pfister
    Phone Number: 2696499380
    E-mail address: crp.wd8axb@comcast.net
    Website address: http://www.mivdf.org
    Brief Description: The Michigan military establishment includes the National Guard and state defense force known as the Michigan Volunteer Defense Force (MIVDF). The MIVDF battalions serve state-wide coinciding with each Michigan State Police district. Each MIVDF unit has CERT trained personnel, offers other support capabilities and is prepared to regionally serve as assigned.

    Name of Program: CERT of Grand Haven, MI
    Geographic Area: Region 6
    Point of Contact: Glenn Bo
    Phone Number: 6168423460
    E-mail address: boglenn@grandhaven.org
    Brief Description: We are in the process of training approximately 25 volunteer CERT members. They consist of our local amatuer radio club and Civil Air Patrol members.

    Name of Program: Lenawee County CERT
    Geographic Area: Lenawee County
    Point of Contact: Rod Blankenship
    Phone Number: 5176053634
    E-mail address: rlb62453@yahoo.com
    Brief Description: New group with a goal of training 50 Lenawee County Citizens by the end of 2007

    Name of Program: Alcona County CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Northern Michigan
    Point of Contact: Tim London
    Phone Number: 9898487593
    E-mail address: tlondon@ausablevalleyem.org
    Brief Description: The Alcona County CERT Program has 17 members currently broken down into two geographical teams (north and south Alcona County). Our team received CERT training in September of 2007 with follow-up first aid training in December of 2007. The CERT members recently voted the Alcona County Emergency Manager as their overall leader, who, in turn, appointed a Deputy and the two team leaders. We are a very young CERT team; however, we have much experience in human services type areas. The team contains 7 federally certified chaplains, a township supervisor, a township clerk, a medical doctor, and two registered nurses.

    Name of Program: 7th Battalion MIVDF
    Geographic Area: Region 7
    Point of Contact: Robert Beauprey Jr.
    Phone Number: 9063872697
    E-mail address: r.beauprey@yahoo.com
    Brief Description: The Michigan military establishment includes the National Guard and state defence force known as the Michigan Volunteer Defence Force. The MIVDF battalions serve state-wide conciding within each Michigan State Police district. Each VDF unit has CERT trained personnel, offers other emergency support capabilities and is prepared to serve thier area as assigned.

    Name of Program: City of Livonia CERT
    Geographic Area: Livonia
    Point of Contact: Tim McGillivary
    Phone Number: 7344662368
    E-mail address: tmcgillivary@lpdmail.com
    Website address: http://www.livoniapd.com
    Brief Description: Livonia’s professional responders are well trained and prepared to handle everyday emergencies. However, large-scale emergencies or disasters could easily overwhelm Livonia’s response capabilities, resulting in possible delays. The primary reason for CERT training is to give people the decision-making, organizational, and practical skills to help them provide immediate assistance to family members, neighbors, and co-workers until professional responders arrive. While many people will respond to those in need without any formal training, the goal of the CERT program is to train and organize our volunteers thoroughly. With this knowledge, they can assist effectively and efficiently without placing themselves in unnecessary danger.

    Name of Program: Ann Arbor/Washtenaw County CERT
    Geographic Area: City of Ann Arbor and all of Washtenaw County
    Point of Contact: Ed Dreslinski
    Phone Number: 7347946980
    E-mail address: edreslinski@a2gov.org
    Brief Description: Countywide CERT training and recruitment program designed to prepare members of the whole community for emergencies and disasters.

    Name of Program: Lake Mchigan Catholic High School, Teen CERT
    Geographic Area: St. Joseph
    Point of Contact: Rick Smiedendorf
    Phone Number: 2699832571
    E-mail address: smiedendorf@sjcity.com
    Brief Description: Students trained to assist school staff in times of a disaster or emergency.

    Name of Program: St. Joseph High School Teen CERT
    Geographic Area: St. Joseph
    Point of Contact: Rick Smiedendorf
    Phone Number: 2699832571
    E-mail address: smiedendorf@sjcity.com
    Brief Description: Trained students to assist school staff during a disaster or large emergency

    Name of Program: Novi CERT Program
    Geographic Area: City of Novi
    Point of Contact: Thomas Lindberg
    Title: Deputy Chief
    Phone Number: 2483487100 609
    E-mail address: tlindberg@cityofnovi.org
    Website address: http://www.cityofnovi.org
    Brief Description: The City of Novi CERT Program is designed to provide assistance to emergency responders and other citizens in the community in the case of a large scale emergency.

    Name of Program: Midland County CERT
    Geographic Area: Midland County
    Point of Contact: Richard L Ripke
    Phone Number: 9892331396
    E-mail address: rlripke@delta.edu

    Name of Program: Pennfield High School SERT
    Geographic Area: Pennfield Township in Calhoun County, in south central Michigan
    Point of Contact: Andy Halder
    Title: Electrician/Cert member
    Phone Number: 2699619781
    E-mail address: haldera@pennfield.net
    Website address: http://moodle.pennfield.net/sert
    Brief Description: Pennfield Teen CERT will develop our students into level headed, properly trained individuals/teams to support Pennfield Schools, Pennfield Charter Township Emergency Services, and Calhoun County Office of Emergency Management as needed.

    Name of Program: Detroit Teen CERT
    Geographic Area: Detroit
    Point of Contact: Donna Northern
    Title: Teen CERT Program Manager
    Phone Number: 3135966558
    E-mail address: sandersons@dfdhq.ci.detroit.mi.us
    Brief Description: Detroit’s Teen CERT Program kicked off during the summer of 2006 where over 140 high school students were trained in CERT and certified in First Aid and CPR. Goal is to utilize CERT-trained members in the community and business to assist in training and setting up Teen CERT teams in every high school in the City of Detroit by May 2007.

    Name of Program: Lapeer County CERT
    Geographic Area: Lapeer County
    Point of Contact: Mary Stikeleather
    Phone Number: 8106670242
    E-mail address: mstikeleather@lapeercounty.org
    Website address: http://www.lapeercountycitizenscorps.org/
    Brief Description: Our organization is just beginning the coordination of a community Team. we have formed a committee that has been meeting regularly. Our first training will be held in January 07.

    Name of Program: Livingston County Community Emergency Response Team
    Geographic Area: Livingston County
    Point of Contact: Bruce Pollock
    Title: Assistant Director
    Phone Number: 5175464620 3
    E-mail address: BPollock@co.livingston.mi.us
    Website address: http://www.co.livingston.mi.us/EmergencyManagement/
    Brief Description: The Livingston County 911 Central Dispatch / Emergency Management Department‘s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program is part of the state and national Citizen Corps effort to incorporate and utilize volunteers in the community. CERT members are trained in basic response techniques in order to assist local citizens and first responders in disaster or emergency situations.

    Name of Program: Montcalm County CERT
    Geographic Area: Montcalm County
    Point of Contact: Pamela Boody
    Title: CERT Coordinator
    Phone Number: 9898313538
    E-mail address: pboody@co.montcalm.mi.us
    Brief Description: Assisting professional first responders when overwhelmed in a disaster situation.

    Name of Program: ISABELLA COUNTY CERT
    Geographic Area: Isabella County/ District 6
    Point of Contact: Marc Griffis
    Title: Director
    Phone Number: 9897736116
    E-mail address: mgriffis@chartermi.net
    Website address: http://WWW.ISABELLACOUNTY.ORG
    Brief Description: The Office of Emergency Managment operates the CERT program with the asistnace of the loca Red Cross.

    Name of Program: Gerrish Township CERT
    Geographic Area: Roscommon County, Gerrish Township
    Point of Contact: Donald A Granzine
    Title: Chairperson/CERT Team Coordinator
    Phone Number: 9898216481
    E-mail address: donel564@bignet.net
    Website address: http://www.gerrishtownship.org
    Brief Description: Provide Community Emergency reponse assistance to Police and Fire/Ems Departments in the Township and County for both emergency and non-emergency situations.

    Name of Program: Cass County CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Cass County
    Point of Contact: Patti J Kolden
    Phone Number: 2694458644 217
    E-mail address: pattik@cassco.org
    Brief Description: We have dedicated ourselves to a five year program with a goal of training over 500 County CERT members and an additional 500 Student SERT members.

    Name of Program: Newaygo County CERT
    Geographic Area: Newaygo County
    Point of Contact: Daniel C Dowdy
    Title: Deputy Director & Regional Planner
    Phone Number: 2316897354 106
    E-mail address: esdeputydirector@co.newaygo.mi.us

    Name of Program: Bedford Township CERT
    Geographic Area: S.E. Michigan
    Point of Contact: Kenneth Kilman
    Phone Number: 4192504020
    E-mail address: KLKilman@aol.com
    Website address: http://www.bedfordcert.com
    Brief Description: Trained volunteers will implement personal emergency preparedness, assist neighbors and adjacent communities during emergencies, and be a visible presence at public events to provide education, and information to the community. CERT members will also assist local emergency responders in times of need when local resources are depleted.

    Name of Program: HERCULES
    Geographic Area: Michigan Technological University
    Point of Contact: Jonathan Stone
    Phone Number: 9064872878
    E-mail address: jcstone@mtu.edu
    Brief Description: HERCULES is a group of volunteers trained to offer assistance during incidents and events at Michigan Technological University. HERCULES operates under the direction of the University Department of Public Safety and Police Services.

    Name of Program: Airport Community Emergency Resource Team (ACERT)
    Geographic Area: Detroit Metropolitan, Willow Run Airports
    Point of Contact: Sanford Altschul
    Phone Number:
    E-mail address: sanford.altschul@wcaa.us
    Website address: http://.www.metroairport.com
    Brief Description: ACERT based on the foundation of the CERT ideology, is comprised of employee’s from many of the agenices providing services to the diverse Communities of Detroit Metro and Willow Run Airports. Both conventionl and unique hazards as well as security measures at the Airports necessistate a trained and equiped cadre of Team members responding within the confines of Airports.

    Name of Program: Ionia County CERT
    Geographic Area: Ionia County
    Point of Contact: Rick Norman
    Phone Number: 6165278250
    E-mail address: rnorman@ioniacounty.org
    Website address: http://www.ioniacounty.org/emergency-services/default.aspx
    Brief Description: The Ionia County CERT team is a Citizen Corps program coordinated locally with cooperation from the United Way & Volunteer Connections and the Ionia County Office of Emergency Management. The goal of this group is to help residents of Ionia County become better prepared for a disaster by holding CERT Classes and passing out information at local events. We also are creating a County team of volunteers who receive extra training to assist first responders, law enforcement, and public saftey organizations at large scale events and practice drills.

    Name of Program: Selfridge CERT
    Geographic Area: Clinton Township, MI
    Point of Contact: Cindy Lang
    Phone Number:
    E-mail address: CELang@comcast.net
    Website address: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/SelfridgeCert/
    Brief Description: ________________________________________ VISION / GOAL To promote and motivate all citizens and local agencies to develop and maintain a stronger working relationship between government and community in order to achieve a proactive teamwork approach to keeping their community safe and prepared to respond to all-hazard emergencies. To also promote and motivate each individual to embrace their personal responsibility to obtain the education and training needed to volunteer and support local emergency response agencies by joining and actively participating in one or more Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT). ________________________________________ MISSION / OBJECTIVE To provide education and training to the citizens of local communities in emergency preparedness, response and first aid in order to increase their awareness of potential hazards in their local community and obtain the skills necessary to help mitigate damages caused by disasters. To provide a learning environment that strongly encourages and motivates each individual to embrace and assume personal responsibility for supporting local emergency response agencies in maintaining a safe community resilient to the affects of all-hazardous emergencies and disasters. ________________________________________

    Name of Program: MAPCERT
    Geographic Area: NorthEastern lower penninsula
    Point of Contact: Terry Terrinon
    Phone Number:
    E-mail address: craze4fleurs@hotmail.com
    Brief Description: This CERT team was approved by the Alpena County Board of Commissioners with the encouragement of the local planning team (LPT). They will have train in Volunteer Community education, organization, and activation in time of need and or emergencies to back up and support civilian and military response teams.

    Name of Program: Michigan Backcountry Search and Rescue (MiBSAR)
    Geographic Area: Upper Peninsula
    Point of Contact: Teresa Schwalbach
    Phone Number: 9064751134
    E-mail address: tschwalbach@mqtcty.org
    Website address: http://therucksack.tripod.com/MiBSAR/MiBSAR.htm
    Brief Description: MiBSAR is a small, special ops SAR team that assists, free of charge, families and law enforcement agencies with unsolved missing-person cases–cold cases–in remote, wilderness regions of Northern Michigan and Ontario, Canada, particularly those areas situated within the Lake Superior and Lake Michigan watersheds. Michael A. Neiger Senior Team Leader Michigan Backcountry Search and Rescue 313 Jonathan Carver Road Marquette, Michigan 49855

    Name of Program: Tri-Community CERT (Belleville, Van Buren, Sumpter)
    Geographic Area: City of Belleville, Van Buren Twp, Sumpter Twp
    Point of Contact: Gene Taylor
    Phone Number: 7346992710
    E-mail address: bvpdmichigan@netscape.net
    Brief Description: We have three goals for our communities. The first is to continue and recruit new neighborhoods for neighborhood watch programs. The second is to have a cert team trained for natural disaster. And finally have a cert team trained to aid the medical, fire and police for a bio-terrorist attack

    Name of Program: Grand Traverse County CERT
    Geographic Area: Grand Traverse County
    Point of Contact: Michael Vandermey
    Phone Number: 2313136462
    E-mail address: vandermey456@yahoo.com

    Name of Program: Georgetown Place Cooperative
    Geographic Area: Georgetown Place Cooperative
    Point of Contact: Blaine Honeycutt
    Phone Number:
    E-mail address: Mcdadmedic@AOL.com
    Website address: http://georgetownplacecoop.com
    Brief Description: Estabished in September 2009, our goal is to bring knowledge of emergence preparedness to Georgetoen Place people and to help other cooperatives in Taylor. We will do the most good for the most amoung people. And keep training people in the CERT program and to keep out CERT members updated in training.

    Name of Program: Allegan County Team 1
    Geographic Area: Allegan County
    Point of Contact: Scott Corbin
    Phone Number: 2696730571
    E-mail address: scorbin@allegancounty.org
    Website address: http://www.allegancounty.org
    Brief Description: This program falls under the Allegan County Citizen Corp. Council which is part of the Allegan County Sheriffs Community Relation Advisory Board. If services are needed request should be made through the Allegan County Emergency Managment Department at 269-673-0571.

    Name of Program: Benzie County CERT
    Geographic Area: Region 7
    Point of Contact: William Hutchins
    Phone Number: 2313832946
    E-mail address: benziecocert@gmail.com
    Brief Description: Volunteers organized to assist local first responders in an all hazards framework. Initial organization is primarily focused around Search and Rescue support. Our role will expand as our capabilities permit.

    Name of Program: Dearborn CERT
    Geographic Area: Wayne County/ S E Michigan
    Point of Contact: Bradley Smith
    Phone Number: 3139435470
    E-mail address: bsmith@ci.dearborn.mi.us
    Brief Description: Dearborn CERT is active in the community with citizens, business, Hospitals, Schools, College, and faith based teams.

    Name of Program: City of Inkster CERT
    Geographic Area: City of Inkster
    Point of Contact: Mark Hubanks
    Phone Number: 3135639876
    E-mail address: mhubanks@cityofinkster.com
    Brief Description: To train and coordinate community volunteers to assist fire and police personnel in natural or man-made disasters, as well as assisting in non-disaster events such as traffic control and first aid for community parades and events for the good of our community

    Name of Program: Cadgewith Farms CERT
    Geographic Area: Ingham/Clinton County
    Point of Contact: Ronda Oberlin
    Phone Number: 5174834110
    E-mail address: CERT@lansing.gov
    Website address: http://www.bozbun12@sbcglobal.net
    Brief Description: Cadgewith Faris a designated “55-years old and older” residential manufactured (modular) housing community of 227 homes & 350+residents. The average age of a resident is 75-years by rule and actual average age is closer to 81-years. Our CERT Teams consist of 13 members with the youngest being 60-years and the oldest member being 86-years. We were certified by the Lansing Office of Emergency Management in 2008. Our goal is simple: Be ready when disaster or emergency strikes for the residents of our community. As a senior community we have special needs which we believe that CERT can assist in resolving such as cardiac arrest and lost person search & rescue. We are located in CeWitt Charter Township a bedroom community to the State Capitol.

    Name of Program: Alpena County CERT
    Geographic Area: All of Alpena County
    Point of Contact: Dan Tuuri
    Phone Number: 9898844752
    E-mail address: cert@alpenacounty.org
    Website address: http://www.alpenacounty.org

    Name of Program: Gratiot County CERT
    Geographic Area: Gratiot County and communities it contains
    Point of Contact: John Aten
    Phone Number: 9898755280
    E-mail address: gratiotemd@co.gratiot.mi.us
    Brief Description: The Gratiot County Community Emergency Response Team is dedicated to support the needs of the citizens of Gratiot County in time of emergency or disaster as directed by Incident Command or the Emergency Management Coordinator.

    Name of Program: Markey Cert
    Geographic Area: north Houghton Lake
    Point of Contact: William Cleeves III
    Phone Number:
    E-mail address: firechief@markeytownship.org
    Brief Description: Get the township involved in providing safety and security to our township and county in times of disasters man made or natural

    Name of Program: Macomb Community College
    Geographic Area: Macomb
    Point of Contact: Garry Watts
    Phone Number:
    E-mail address: wattsg@macomb.edu
    Website address: http://www.macomb.edu
    Brief Description: To provide a CERT trained response team with the community college staff. We are looking to train Staff and faculty up to about 100 strong. Next phase would be to have students trained as CERT members to assist in case of a campus emergency

    Name of Program: Big Rapids Area CERT
    Geographic Area: City of Big Rapids
    Point of Contact: Warren Hansen
    Phone Number: 2315270005
    E-mail address: whansen@ci.big-rapids.mi.us
    Brief Description: To assist the Big Rapids area in times of disaster, both natural and man made.

    Name of Program: RochesterFirst C.E.R.T. Team
    Geographic Area: N. Oakland, W. Macomb & S. Lapeer Counties
    Point of Contact: Terry Morris
    Phone Number: 2486523353
    E-mail address: sheepdogchaplain@comcast.net
    Website address: http://www.RochesterFirst.org
    Brief Description: We are a “Faith Based” CERT team. We have approx. 130 members that live in three counties(Oakland, Macomb and Lapeer) in South-East Michigan. We are providing additional training so that our people will be prepared (for any disaster/ emergency) to take care of their families, then their neighbors and then their local communities. I am encouraging them to get on local CERT teams as well,but I am unable to locate more than a couple still active.

    Name of Program: Van Buren County CERT
    Geographic Area: Van Buren County
    Point of Contact: Steve Starner
    Phone Number: 2696556518
    E-mail address: starners@vbco.org
    Website address: http://www.vanburencountysheriff.com

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