List of Missouri CERT’s

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    Name of Program: Tri-Lakes CERT
    Geographic Area: Polk County
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 4173266610
    E-mail address: fema@polkcountymo.org
    Brief Description: The Bolivar Fire Department will be assisting the CERT Coordinator to provide CERT training within the City of Bolivar. The CERT coordinator will work under the County Emergency Managment Agency.. She is working to compile a list of clubs, schools businesses and churches, to go to for promoting the CERT program. The emergency management agency is in the process of purchasing the equipment to start the CERT Training.

    Name of Program: PUTNAM COUNTY CERT PROGRAM
    Geographic Area: PUTNAM County, UNIONVILLE
    Point of Contact: DAVID O GARRISON
    Title: CO-ORDINATOR
    Phone Number: 6609334660
    E-mail address: daveemt4@nemr.net
    Brief Description: THIS IS A PILOT PROGRAM FOR YOUTH INVOLVEMENT IN VOLUNTEER COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE AND BEGINNER LEVEL FOR YOUTH INTERESTED IN A CAREER IN THE EMERGENCY SERVICES FIELD.

    Name of Program: Reynolds County CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Reynolds County
    Point of Contact: Kathleen Zimmerman
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 5736482498
    E-mail address: zimmek@lpha.health.state.mo.us

    Name of Program: Reynolds County CERT
    Geographic Area: Reynolds County, Lesterville
    Point of Contact: Ben Meredith
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 5735767924
    E-mail address: bmffemt@centurytel.net

    Name of Program: Scott County EMA Cert Training
    Geographic Area: Scott County
    Point of Contact: Joel Evans
    Phone Number: 5735453549
    E-mail address: ocd@scottcountymo.com
    Brief Description: CERT Training Weather Spotter Training communications training

    Name of Program: City of Glenaire, Mo. CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Clay County, Glenaire
    Point of Contact: Jerold A Ramos Sr.,CFE,CPP
    Title: Emergency Management Director
    Phone Number: 8167979004
    E-mail address: jramos6402@kc.rr.com
    Brief Description: Our Program focuses on citizen level preparedness with a private sector relationship dynamic built in for multi level/multi disciplined response.

    Name of Program: AlliedBarton Security Services CERT Team, Kansas City Metro area.
    Geographic Area: Clay/Jackson County
    Point of Contact: Jerold A Ramos Sr.,CFE,CPP
    Title: Emergency Management Director
    Phone Number: 8167979004
    E-mail address: jramos6402@kc.rr.com
    Brief Description: This is a Private Industry partnership between a small jurisdiction (Glenaire, MO)and AlliedBarton Security Services, a private security company, with 500 officers in the Metro Kansas City Area, including….Jackson, Clay, Platte Counties on the Missouri side and Wyandotte and Johnson Counties on the Kansas side.

    Name of Program: Clay County CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Clay County, Liberty
    Point of Contact: Amanda Oliver
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 8164073730
    E-mail address: aoliver@claycogov.com

    Name of Program: Clinton County CERT
    Geographic Area: Clinton County, Plattsburg
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 8165392144
    E-mail address: mccara@isotechnetworks.net
    Brief Description: Program just started.

    Name of Program: Cole County CERT
    Geographic Area: Cole County, Jefferson City
    Point of Contact: Bill Farr
    Phone Number: 5736349146
    E-mail address: bfarr@colecounty.org
    Website address: http://www.redcross-capitalarea.org
    Brief Description: A countywide CERT team developed to assist local emergency response agencies.

    Name of Program: Capitol Complex Emergency Response Team
    Geographic Area: Cole County, Jefferson City
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 5737512624
    E-mail address: dean.powell@dor.mo.gov
    Brief Description: We respond to mass casualty incidents in the Capitol complex area. The team has the resources to support 40 members and holds training sessions every other month for four hours.

    Name of Program: Pemiscot County Emergency Response Team
    Geographic Area: Pemiscot County, Hayti, Missouri
    Point of Contact: Danny Dodson
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 5733592563
    E-mail address: dedodson@semo.net
    Brief Description: County organization consisting of approximately 30 active members. The Team is currently involved with the Red Cross Disaster Services as well as the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Team has a water rescue and recovery unit, a severe weather spotters unit, Ground search and rescue unit, assist with Haz-Mat incidents, Fire incidents, and a Medical rehab team. Currently working to establish a Stormready county through the National Weather Service. Plans are to begin Terrorism Response training in the near future.

    Name of Program: Phelps County CERT
    Geographic Area: Phelps County
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 5733641818
    E-mail address: sandy.lambert@phelpscounty.org

    Name of Program: CERT Alliance
    Geographic Area: CapeGirardeau, Southeast Region Missouri
    Point of Contact: Paul Breitenstein MarkHasheider
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 5733343211
    E-mail address: pbreitenstein@cityofcapegirardeau.org
    Brief Description: The CGFD CERT program has been ongoing since 1991.It has grown and evolved into a program that has trained and organized over 2000 participants in the last 5 years.Our nationally recognized success is due in large part to the dedication of our alliance that includes cape county health dept,Southeast Mo State University,and the American Red Cross.

    Name of Program: CERT Training
    Geographic Area: Cass County, Harrisonville
    Point of Contact: Joe Gerke
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 8163808952
    E-mail address: firechief@ci.harrisonville.mo.us
    Brief Description: Trained EMA Volunteers with CERT training. Our intentions are to use them as a task force of sorts to send to neighborhoods of lessor damage in times of disaster, while more higly trained responders target areas of greater damage.

    Name of Program: West Peculiar Cert Program
    Geographic Area: Cass County, Peculiar
    Point of Contact: William T Winkert
    Title: Director WPEMA
    Phone Number: 8167795138
    E-mail address: mewink@aol.com
    Brief Description: Trying to get a grant to get CERT training for HAM radio operators to work with local police on highway closeings. Additionally to be able to be self sufficiant for 72 hours.

    Name of Program: Christian County CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Christian County
    Point of Contact: Phil M Amtower
    Title: Director
    Phone Number: 4175812126
    E-mail address: phila69682@aol.com
    Brief Description: CERT Training and continuing education.

    Name of Program: CERT
    Geographic Area: City of St. Louis
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 0000000000
    E-mail address: na@citizencorps.gov
    Website address: http://www.stlouiscityema.com/index.html
    Brief Description: To enable citizens to help perform emergency functions during the time of a disaster, natural or man-made, so they are prepared to help themselves, family, friends, neighbors and emergency response crews when called upon.

    Name of Program: County CERT program
    Geographic Area: Clark County, Kahoka
    Point of Contact: Mike Simerl
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6607272911
    E-mail address: clarkshf@centurytel.net

    Name of Program: Platte County CERT
    Geographic Area: Platte City
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 8168582424
    E-mail address: na@citizencorps.gov
    Website address: http://www.northlandcert.com/
    Brief Description: We have successfully trained another 25 members in November 2005. We are currently working on a general membership meeting in late January 2006 for all members to update them on current issues and gather input for future training for 2006 and 2007.

    Name of Program: Lincoln County CERT
    Geographic Area: Lincoln County
    Point of Contact: Brett Siefert
    Title: Regional Response Planner
    Phone Number: 6365286117 404
    E-mail address: siefeb@lchdmo.org
    Website address: http://www.lchdmo.org/cert
    Brief Description: Lincoln County CERT partners with the other Region C North CERTs (Pike and Warren Counties) and our own Medical Reserve Corps to serve our communities in preparedness and response efforts.

    Name of Program: Dade County CERT
    Geographic Area: Dade County
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 4174243239
    E-mail address: Kitsmiller.prod@usa.net

    Name of Program: Dallas County CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Dallas County, Buffalo
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 4173452263
    E-mail address: em@dallascomo911.us
    Brief Description: This is a new CERT program designed to develop a cadre of participants throughout the County who are trained to assist community members in need by supplementing existing first response agencies with manpower, performing non-critical job functions.

    Name of Program: Dekalb Co. CERT
    Geographic Area: Dekalb County, Stewartsville
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 8167241527
    E-mail address: gwf609@yahoo.com
    Brief Description: We have had one class and have been working to set one up in late April or early May 2004. Due to the rural nature of our county or program is a county wide project.

    Name of Program: Ava/Douglas County CERTS
    Geographic Area: Douglas County, Ava/Douglas County
    Point of Contact: Teresa Tost
    Phone Number: 4176833315
    E-mail address: ematost@yahoo.com

    Name of Program: Dunklin County-CERT
    Geographic Area: Dunklin County
    Point of Contact: Jerald R Parker
    Phone Number: 5738883616
    E-mail address: djparker@bootheel.net
    Brief Description: DC-CERT folows the training and guidelines establishged by Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA). The Team members can respond both indepentently and as a Team to persorm taks necessary to provide response to emergencies, and support the law enforcement, fire, rescue, and other emergency personnel when needed. The first CERT training class has been certified, and the next class is being planned for February, 2004. Dunklin County is located on the west side of the “Bootheel” of Missouri. The county is mostly a flat agriculture county with multi transportation routes Dunklin County is in the New Madrid Seismic Zone Intensity VIII area, is subject to flooding from the Mississippi River on the east, the St. Francis River on the west, and Lake Wappapello to the north. This area is also in “Tornado Alley”, and has recorded 23 tornadoes (2 deaths) since 1996. The Kennett Fire Department has an equiped and trained HAZMAT Team, Fire Rescue Team, and WMD Team (573-888-4512).

    Name of Program: Citizen Corps
    Geographic Area: Sedalia-Pettis County
    Point of Contact: Tim D. Mosier-EMD
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6608274800
    E-mail address: pettisema@sbcglobal.net
    Brief Description: 50 volunteers trained in CERT, Radio and Communications Procedures, Local Homeland Security programs and Red Cross Emergency Awareness.

    Name of Program: City of St. Charles CERT Team
    Geographic Area: ST CHARLES
    Point of Contact: Shalom Shoaf
    Phone Number: 6369493250
    E-mail address: shalom.shoaf@stcharlescitymo.gov
    Website address: http://www.stcharlescitymo.gov
    Brief Description: Cert Team 1 was established in 2003. Another class graduated in March 04. Team has been used to assist Fire Dept in providing ems and suppression duties at community festivals. Cert Team 1 members are also undergoing public fire safety education training and will be used to deliver Fire Dept and American Red Cross safety programs to the community.

    Name of Program: St Charles County CERT
    Geographic Area: St Charles County, County Wide
    Phone Number: 6369493023
    E-mail address: ctyema@mail.win.org
    Brief Description: .The St. Charles County Community Emergency Response Team, (SCC-CERT), was formed in the Spring of 2000, under the sponsorship of the St. Charles County Division of Emergency Management. SCC-CERT is currently comprised of 12 CERT instructors and over 35 CERT Team members. SCC-CERT training is coordinated jointly between the SCC Division of Emergency Management and CERT Instructors affiliated with the Emergency Communications Association of St. Charles County, and St. Charles County Search, Rescue, and Recovery. SCC-CERT works in partership with other local and regional CERT Teams to provide training and exercise programs. SCC-CERT is devoted in providing the St. Charles County community with dedicated and trained personnel to aid Public Safety Responders in the event of a major emergencies or disasters in St. Charles County and surrounding areas. In August 2004, SCC-CERT deployed seven team members for up to eight weeks, in response to a FEMA request for CERT trained personnel to serve as FEMA Community Relations personnel and team leaders in federally declared disaster areas of western North Carolina.

    Name of Program: Cooper County CERT
    Geographic Area: Cooper County
    Point of Contact: Tom White
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6608822614
    E-mail address: ema@classicnet.net

    Name of Program: Fayette PD CERT
    Geographic Area: Howard County, Fayette
    Point of Contact: CPL. Angie Malone
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6602482241
    E-mail address: cplamalone@hotmail.com
    Brief Description: We are a rural community looking for volunteers and additional man-power during disasters in the event that our trained official and first response resources have been exhausted.

    Name of Program: Wentzville CERT Program
    Geographic Area: St Charles County, City of Wentzville
    Point of Contact: Phillip Yocum
    Phone Number: 6366392131
    E-mail address: phily@wentzvillemo.org
    Website address: http://www.wentzvillemo.org
    Brief Description: Our program is designed to train private citizens and persons in local businesses to assist in the event of an emergency and or natural disaster, and to be prepared to assist their families and emergency services. Our program offers continued refresher training, along with updated information to keep members current.

    Name of Program: Maryland Heights Fire
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County
    Point of Contact: Denis Drozkowski
    Phone Number: 3142984400
    E-mail address: drozkowski@mhfire.org
    Website address: http://mhfire.org
    Brief Description: our goals are to keep up the interest through training, exercises, drills, incentives.

    Name of Program: Industrial CERT Teams of Greater St. Louis
    Geographic Area: Greater St. Louis Area
    Point of Contact: Shalom Shoaf
    Title: Program Manager
    Phone Number: 6365615678 004
    E-mail address: Shalom@stci.us
    Website address: http://www.stci.us
    Brief Description: Coalition of Indusrial CERT Teams partnering to increase all hazards preparedness.

    Name of Program: Richwoods Emergency Response
    Geographic Area: Richwoods Fire Protection District
    Point of Contact: David D Hoffmann Jr
    Title: Fire Chief
    Phone Number: 5736782104
    E-mail address: firechief6201@richwoodsfireprotectiondistrict.com
    Website address: http://www.Richwoodsfire.com
    Brief Description: We are trying to put together a CERT program for the Richwoods area outscurts of Lonedell, Potosi, Sullivan, Fletcher, and Blackwell which is all in the Richwoods Fire Protection District. Goal is to start up the CERT program, establish it, and let it continue to grow for the safety of ourcommunity.

    Name of Program: National Emergency Assistance Radio Team,Inc.
    Geographic Area: Jackson County Clay County Missouri
    Point of Contact: Lige S Turner
    Title: Commander NEARTEAM
    Phone Number: 8164532498
    E-mail address: Nearteam@yahoo.com

    Name of Program: Golden City CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Barton County, Golden City
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 4175374351
    E-mail address: dougnlinda@mchsi.com
    Brief Description: The Golden City Community Emergency Response Team (GCCERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, and disaster medical operations. Using their training, GCCERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event and can take a more active role in preparing their community. The program is sponsored by the Golden City Department of Emergency Mangement.

    Name of Program: Bates County CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Bates County, City of Butler
    Point of Contact: Timothy Young
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6606796554
    E-mail address: batesdemd@earthlink.net
    Brief Description: Basic CERT Training and Response Program geared toward training all citizens in the county to be proactive in an emergency.

    Name of Program: Central Jackson County EMA – CERT
    Geographic Area: Blue Springs, Jackson County
    Point of Contact: Troy Negrete
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 8162292522
    E-mail address: tnegrete@cjcfpd.org
    Website address: http://www.cjcfpd.org/CERT
    Brief Description: The CJCEMA is an emergency management agency consitsting of the city of Blue Springs, Grain Valley, Lake Tapawingo and surrounding unincorporated areas. In mutual cooperation with the Blue Springs Police Department, Grain Valley Police Department and Central Jackson County Fire Protection District more than 75000 constituents will benifit from the training delivered by the CERT program.

    Name of Program: Bollinger County Community Emergency Response Program
    Geographic Area: Bollinger County
    Point of Contact: James Bollinger
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 5732382600
    E-mail address: dbllngr@clas.net
    Brief Description: Bollinger County is in the process of preparing classes to train two layers of community responders. The first level will be day time responders. they will include members of the four school districts, the health department and governmental staff.

    Name of Program: CERT
    Geographic Area: Boone County
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 5734475000
    E-mail address: khines@bcfdmo.com
    Website address: http://www.bcfdmo.com
    Brief Description: Basic and refresher CERT program in conjunction with FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Task Force, Missouri Task Force 1. To provide community emergency response training to neighborhood watch groups, businesses and community organizations to better prepare for a local disaster.

    Name of Program: Hazelwood Community Emergency Response Team
    Geographic Area: Hazelwood, MO
    Point of Contact: John Otte
    Phone Number: 3147313424
    E-mail address: jeotte@hazelwoodmo.org
    Website address: http://www.hazelwoodmo.org
    Brief Description: The City of Hazelwood is developing a series of Neighborhood Teams made up of citizen volunteers. The City recognizes that citizens would very likely be on their own during the early stages of a catastrophic disaster. Accordingly, Hazelwood Emergency Management Agency decided that organized training in disaster survival and rescue skills would improve the ability of neighborhoods to cope until responders or other assistance could arrive. Our program is based on the neighbor helping neighbor principle. To be a CERT team member takes a commitment; a commitment to give your time and energy to an organization everyone hopes will never be called into action. The benefits will reach beyond emergency response. As evidenced in other parts of the country, neighborhoods become more cohesive, new lasting friends are made, and members truly feel a part of the community. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Hazelwood Community Emergency Response Team, please contact the Hazelwood Fire Department at 731-3424.

    Name of Program: Texas County Cert
    Geographic Area: Texas County, Houston
    Point of Contact: Harold Bruening
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 4179673222
    E-mail address: hbruening@yahool.com
    Brief Description: We are training two teams. One for north county and one for south county. additional teams will be added as personal are trained.

    Name of Program: Warren County CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Warren County, Warrenton
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6364563786
    E-mail address: na@citizencorps.gov
    Website address: http://www.lphamo.org/cert.htm
    Brief Description: The Fall 2005 CERT Class will begin on October 17th, 2005 at 7:00PM to 9:30PM and conclude on Nov.14th, 2005. The class will be offered at the following location: Marthasville Fire Protection District Station # 3 101 Hwy TT Dutzow, MO 63357 Class is open to anyone that lives or works in Warren County,Missouri Please call (636) 456-3786 for further details

    Name of Program: CERT
    Geographic Area: Washington county
    Point of Contact: Kraig Bone
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 5734387760
    E-mail address: wccert@yahoo
    Brief Description: Start CERT TEAMS IN THE CO. Implement cert teams in the EOP 3 classes scheduled, northern, southern and central county.

    Name of Program: Chesterfield CERT
    Geographic Area: West St. Louis county
    Point of Contact: W. G Burnley
    Title: Police Captain/ EMD
    Phone Number: 6365373000
    E-mail address: gburnley@chesterfield.mo.us
    Brief Description: The Chesterfield Police in partnership with the Monarch Fire Protection District have trained over 150 CERT students. NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

    Name of Program: Barry/Lawrence Citizen Corps
    Geographic Area: Barry and Lawrence Counties
    Point of Contact: David Compton
    Title: Director
    Phone Number: 4172350200
    E-mail address: lepc@mo-net.com
    Website address: http://www.barrylawrenceemergencymanagement.com
    Brief Description: It is the objective of the B/L Cit Corps to organize and train a citizen action team to assist local officials during disasters. In addition, it is the plan of the Cit Corps to provide numerous training and operational opportunities through active involvement with community organizations.

    Name of Program: Columbia Fire Department CERT
    Geographic Area: Boone County, Columbia
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 5738747391
    E-mail address: dnm@gocolumbiamo.com
    Website address: http://www.GoColumbiaMo.com/Fire/
    Brief Description: To provide the Columbia Fire Department assistance during times of disaster. To provide assistance to the citizens of Columbia and it’s visitors during a disaster.

    Name of Program: St. Joseph/Buchanan County CERT
    Geographic Area: Buchanan County, St. Joseph
    Point of Contact: Brian Carter
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 8162711574
    E-mail address: bcarter@co.buchanan.mo.us
    Brief Description: We (St. Joseph/Buchanan County) are starting from scratch with the CERT program. We plan on holding 6 classes within 3 months begining in May, 2004. We hope through the involvement of volunteers and business’s the CERT program will become self maintaining. I also hope to make CERT a budgeted item for years to come.

    Name of Program: Butler County CERT
    Geographic Area: Butler County
    Point of Contact: Spencer Shain
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 5737857833
    E-mail address: pbema@tcmax.net
    Brief Description: Objectives: To better train the citizens of Butler County to respond to and assist in a disaster or major emergency within Butler County. To train the Butler County citizens in the knowledge of how to help their families and neighbors until help can arrive.

    Name of Program: Camden County CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Camden County, Camdenton
    Point of Contact: Denise Russell
    Phone Number: 5733467108
    E-mail address: d_russellccema@camdenmo.org
    Website address: http://camdencountycert.readytohelp.org/
    Brief Description: CERT is a program sponsored by Camden County Citizen Corps which educates people about disaster preparedness and trains them in basic disaster response skills.

    Name of Program: Pacific Community Emergency Response Team
    Geographic Area: Franklin County, City of Pacific
    Point of Contact: Diana Becker
    Title: Emergency Management Director
    Phone Number: 6362572424
    E-mail address: dlbecker627@gmail.com
    Brief Description: To train the citizens to help themselves, family, friends, and others in the time of crisis when emergency responders are overwhelmed during disaster.

    Name of Program: Boles Fire Protection District CERT
    Geographic Area: Franklin County, Boles
    Point of Contact: Eric M Standley
    Phone Number: 6367422626
    E-mail address: estandley@hotmail.com
    Website address: http://www.bolesfire.com
    Brief Description: The Boles Fire Protection District serves the local North East Franklin County area through four fire stations. We are proud to provide the highest quality Prevention and Education programs to our Citizens. We will be providing ongoing CERT courses througout the district to anyone interested. Please contact us for further information.

    Name of Program: Union CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Franklin County, Union
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6365832515
    E-mail address: bdopp01@mail.state.mo.us
    Brief Description: Working with other local districts that have strong CERT Programs. We’ve been planning and preparing for our objectives to train personnel in the Union Fire Protection District and equip them in the event of a disaster. Our planning consists of the organization phase (completed), training phase (moving into), equiping of personnel upson completion of the course. Already have qualified instructors who are available for training courses as well as refresher courses.

    Name of Program: Community Emergency Response Team
    Geographic Area: Franklin County, Washington
    Point of Contact: Washington Fire Department
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6363901020
    E-mail address: wfdhq@yhti.net
    Website address: http://www.washingtonfire.org
    Brief Description: We are currenty running the Community Emergency Response Team classes in order to better inform area residents on how to prepare and deal with emergencies. We also wish to assemble a team of CERT members to assist the community in a time of emergency crisis.

    Name of Program: Springfield/Greene County CERT
    Geographic Area: Greene County, South West Missouri
    Point of Contact: Kathy Reich
    Phone Number: 4178696040
    E-mail address: gccert@aol.com
    Brief Description: Completed two classes of CERT for a total of 18 students. Our goal is to have one class per quarter and fitting those classes in with the needs of the students.

    Name of Program: St. Peters/Central County CERT Program
    Geographic Area: St Charles County, St. Peters
    Point of Contact: Steven Brown
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6369709700
    E-mail address: sbrown05@mail.win.org
    Brief Description: This program is a joint sponsorship between the City of St. Peters Police Department and Central County Fire & Rescue. The goal is to assemble a team of trained responders to assist in any natural or man-made disasters.

    Name of Program: Community Emergency Response Team
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County
    Point of Contact: Mr. Michael Smiley
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 3146285400
    E-mail address: msmiley@stlouisco.com
    Website address: http://www.stlouisco.com

    Name of Program: SBC IT Business Continuity CERT
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County
    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, over 100 employees have completed local CERT training. Five employees have completed CERT Train the Trainer and now facilitate CERT training through our Business Continuity program. Additionally, twelve employees from other St. Louis corporations have completed SBC CERT training as a membership benefit of the MidAmerica Contingency Planning Forum (MCPF).

    Name of Program: EarthCity Community Emergency Response Team
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 3147393118
    E-mail address: sarnold@pattonvillefd.com
    Brief Description: A core group of 15 people from the Earth City Industrial Park in Northwest St. Louis County has completed the FEMA CERT Program. This core group is the foundation for a growing interest in the program for the industrial park. We are planning another class in June or July with hopes of doubling the size of the team. The St. Louis County Office of Emergency Management is co-hosting the program with hopes that the program will catch on around the St. Louis Metro area. Graduation night for the initial team is 5/9/00.

    Name of Program: Metro West Citizen Corps Council
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County, Ellisville
    Point of Contact: Michael D Thiemann
    Phone Number: 6364582100
    E-mail address: miketh@metrowest-fire.org
    Website address: http://www.metrowestcert.com
    Brief Description: The City of Eillisville has partnered with the Metro West Fire Protection District to provide CERT training and Neighborhood Watch programs to the citizens that we serve. We ask interested participants to contact us to find out further.

    Name of Program: Jefferson County EMA
    Geographic Area: Jefferson County, Missouri
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6367976079
    E-mail address: bcounsell@jeffcomo.org
    Brief Description: Jeffco EMA will be working with various response agencies from throughout the county as we roll out the CERT training initiative. We have divided the county into three zones with interested host agencies in each. We look forward to multi-jurisdictional cooperation as recent CERT Train The Trainer course graduates work with established programs. Jefferson County has drawn participants from all over the Metro St. Louis area and we are excited about the interest in our 2004 training schedule. Anyone interested in CERT training should call Jina at the EMA.

    Name of Program: Cedar Hill Fire Protectio Dist CERT
    Geographic Area: Jefferson County, Cedar Hill
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6362859939
    E-mail address: Certcedarhillfpd@hotmail.com

    Name of Program: DeSoto Rural CERT
    Geographic Area: Jefferson County, DeSoto City
    Point of Contact: Private Mark Gore
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6365862557
    E-mail address: mlgore@jcn.net
    Website address: http://www.desotoruralfire.com

    Name of Program: Rock Community CERT Training
    Geographic Area: Jefferson County Missouri
    Point of Contact: Ron Harder
    Phone Number: 6362962211
    E-mail address: cert@rockfire-rescue.org
    Website address: http://www.rockfire-rescue.org
    Brief Description: Rock Community will be assisting the Jefferson County EMA with a county wide roll out of CERT. We will organize the training effort in the East Zone and assist with coordinating the county-wide training initiative. The 2005 training schedule should include 3-4 provider courses as well as participation in regional refresher exercises. We will also assist with organizing the “Region C” CERT Coalition consisting of several CERT program partcicpants from around the St. Louis area. We hope to regionalize the CERT training as we work together to share resources, instructors, discuss best practices, etc. Members of the coalition thus far consist of various emergency management and first response agencies along with corporate CERT programs. We look forward to working with all of our “Partners in Preparedness”.

    Name of Program: Johnson County CERT
    Geographic Area: Johnson County
    Point of Contact: Karen Eagleson
    Phone Number: 6607472666
    E-mail address: jocolepc@iland.net
    Brief Description: Offering CERT training programs on a quarterly basis to residents of Johnson County.

    Name of Program: Metro West CERT
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County, Metro West
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6364582100
    E-mail address: daveph@metrowest-fire.org
    Website address: http://www.metrowest-fire.org
    Brief Description: The Metro West Fire Protection District serves the local West St. Louis County area through five fire and EMS stations. We will be providing ongoing CERT courses througout the district to anyone interested. Please contact us for further information.

    Name of Program: Eureka Communty Emergency Response Team
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County, Missouri
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6369386600
    E-mail address: mwiegand@euerka.mo.us
    Website address: http://www.eureka.mo.us
    Brief Description: City of Eureka CERT has trained 123 citizen volunteers and 29 equestrian search and rescue volunteers since March of 2001. County boundaries are not a barrier for us to train you. Call for more information on our next available training dates.

    Name of Program: Americorps St. Louis
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County, St. Louis
    Point of Contact: Bruce Bailey
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 3147729002
    E-mail address: ert@americorps-stl.org
    Website address: http://www.americorps-stl.org
    Brief Description: AmeriCorps St. Louis ERT is an Emergency Response Team that responds to disasters throughout the country, including wildland fires, floods, tornadoes and terrorist attacks. ERT is available to teach CERT courses to small teams for businesses, schools, neighborhoods, AmeriCorps programs, or other interested organizations in the state of Missouri.

    Name of Program: SBC IT Business Continuity CERT
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County
    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, over 60 employees have completed local CERT training. Three employees have completed CERT Train the Trainer and now facilitate CERT training through our Business Continuity program. Additionally, twelve employees from other St. Louis corporations have completed SBC CERT training as a membership benefit of the MidAmerica Contingency Planning Forum (MCPF).

    Name of Program: Overland (Missouri) CERT Program
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County, Overland
    Point of Contact: Scott Barthelmass
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 3144271277
    E-mail address: scottb@overlandmo.org
    Brief Description: The Overland Police Department in cooperation with the Community Fire Protection District has trained 26 local citizens, business persons and community leaders in CERT.

    Name of Program: Missouri Center for Safe Schools
    Geographic Area: Missouri Center
    Point of Contact: Russell Thompson, Ph.D.
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 8162355656
    E-mail address: thompsonrs@umkc.edu
    Website address: http://education.umkc.edu
    Brief Description: We work with schools throughout Missouri on all aspects of safety, including having a CERT team as part of school preparedness for emergencies.

    Name of Program: Adair County Community CERT Team
    Geographic Area: Adair County, Kirksville
    Point of Contact: Joe Schilling FFII/EMT/INSTRUCTOR
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6606653734
    E-mail address: kvfire23@firehousemail.com
    Brief Description: Established county CERT program to better prepare and deal with natural and man made disasters to our community. To make our area a safer and better equipped place to live.

    Name of Program: Adair County LEPC CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Adair County, Northeast Missouri
    Point of Contact: Joe Schilling
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6606653734
    E-mail address: na@citizencorps.gov

    Name of Program: Partnity Emergency Response Team
    Geographic Area: AmeriCorps St. Louis
    Point of Contact: Bruce Baile
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 3147729002
    E-mail address: acstl@anet-stl.com
    Website address: http://www.americorps-stl.org
    Brief Description: AmeriCorps ERT is a Community Emergency Response Team that also responds to disasters throughout the country, such as wildland fires, floods, tornadoes and terrorist attacks. ERT is available locally to teach CERT courses to small teams for businesses, schools, neighborhoods or any other interested organization.

    Name of Program: Willard CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Greene County, Willard
    Point of Contact: Stacey Winters
    Phone Number: 4717423033
    E-mail address: emdirector@cityofwillard.org
    Brief Description: A new program being organized under a new Citizen Corps Council.

    Name of Program: Grundy County CERT
    Geographic Area: Grundy County, Trenton
    Point of Contact: Tony Ralston
    Phone Number: 6603595552
    E-mail address: chieftfd@trentonmo.com
    Brief Description: Held Train the Trainer CERT program completing in April, 2004. Have established two other programs since.

    Name of Program: Henry County CERT
    Geographic Area: Henry County
    Point of Contact: Robert L. Easton
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6608854920
    E-mail address: bobeaston@earthlink.net

    Name of Program: Higginsville CERT
    Geographic Area: Lafayette County
    Point of Contact: Wilma G Runyan
    Title: EMS/EMD
    Phone Number: 6605843832
    E-mail address: emsdir@ctcis.net
    Website address: http://www.Higginsville.org
    Brief Description: The first team of 14 completed training on Nov 6, 2003.The second team of 12 completed their training on May 22, 2004.

    Name of Program: Lewis County CERT
    Geographic Area: Lewis County, Monticello
    Point of Contact: Jeff McReynolds
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 5737675393
    E-mail address: canton_120@hotmail.com
    Brief Description: Lewis County CERT has worked in conjunction with Marion and Clark Counties in Northeast Missouri to provide regional trainers in a three county area. They will jointly offer CERT training courses to the citizens of Northeast Missouri to prepare our residents to assist emergency response agencies in local and regional emergencies.

    Name of Program: Lee’s Summit Community Emergency Response Team
    Geographic Area: Jackson County, City of Lee’s Summit
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 8169697362
    E-mail address: ken.plante@lees-summit.mo.us
    Brief Description: Community Based team relying on the integration of Public Utility Experts, Public Service agencies and trained fire/police/building department personnel to provide basic and advanced CERT training to community organizations and individuals.

    Name of Program: City of Crestwood CERT
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County, City of Crestwood
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 3147294741
    E-mail address: mmenning@ci.crestwood.mo.us
    Website address: http://www.ci.crestwood.mo.us
    Brief Description: City of Crestwood’s CERT program trains the residents and business people to be prepared in the time of a disaster. The program teaches the self-deployment model of taking care of self, family, property, neighborhood and remainder of the city.

    Name of Program: Florissant police department
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County, City of Florissant
    Point of Contact: p.o. tim green
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 3148317000
    E-mail address: tgreen@florissantmo.com
    Website address: http://florissantmo.com
    Brief Description: Train citizen volunteers in community emergency response during a disaster.

    Name of Program: Creve Coeur / Town & Country CERT
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County, Creve Coeur/ Town and Country
    Point of Contact: Crime Prevention Officer
    Title: Crime Prevention Officer
    Phone Number: 3144328000
    E-mail address: jmcintosh@ci.creve-coeur.mo.us
    Website address: http://www.creve-coeur.org
    Brief Description: The City of Creve Coeur, the Creve Coeur Fire Dist, The City of Town and Country and West CO Fire and EMS all work together in the west St. Louis county area to present the CERT program to our residents and businesses.

    Name of Program: Eureka CERT
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County, Eureka
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6369386600
    E-mail address: mwiegand@eureka.mo.us
    Website address: http://www.efpd.org/cert/cert.php
    Brief Description: The Eureka Fire Protection District and Eureka Police Department have developed a continuing training program for members of our CERT programs. In addition, tentative schedules have been set for CERT classes for Spring and Fall of 2006. Residents interested in particiating in a future class should contact Eureka Fire Protection District at 636-938-5505 or Chief Mike Wiegand at the Eureka Police Department at 636-938-6600. The Spring 2006 CERT class will start on February 20th, 2006. Check the webpage often for more training updates.

    Name of Program: Fenton Fire Protection District
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County, Fenton, Missouri
    Point of Contact: Paul Seemayer
    Phone Number: 6363434188
    E-mail address: paul.seemayer@sbcglobal.net
    Website address: http://www.fentonfire.org
    Brief Description: Fenton Fire Protection District is located in Southwest St. Louis county Missouri. FFPD has joined forces with the Meramec Valley Citizens Corps.

    Name of Program: Independence CERT
    Geographic Area: Jackson County, City of Independence
    Point of Contact: Wayne Bingham
    Phone Number: 8163651994
    E-mail address: wbingham@indepmoep.org
    Website address: http://www.cert.readytohelp.org
    Brief Description: The Independence CERT program has offered 30 courses since September 2003, with total participants numbering 526. Courses have been sponsored by the Independence Public Schools, Neighborhood Watch, Independence chapter of R.A.C.E.S., several local businesses and many available to the public as part of the Blue River Community College curriculum. Independence fire fighters and EMS personnel provide CERT instruction in 8 three-hour sessions. Two city teams have been formed with plans to soon create more. Ultimately, we hope to have numerous neighborhood teams to span the entire city. Independence CERT has the distinction of being the first CERT program in the state of Missouri to provide training for the blind. Independence CERT is currently taking the initial steps to create a TEEN CERT program, which will operate under the city’s CERT program.

    Name of Program: Greenwood Police O.E.M. CERT
    Geographic Area: Jackson County, Greenwood
    Point of Contact: Glenn Helverson
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 8165375020
    E-mail address: Ghelverson@cjcfpd.org
    Brief Description: Community based program with affiliation to the police department through the office of emergency managment. The objective of this cert program is to help citizens be more prepared in case of natural or man made disasters. Cert members will also assist the police department with other functions as necessary as directed by the office of emergency managment.

    Name of Program: Kansas City, Missouri CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Kansas City
    Point of Contact: Jennifer Fales
    Title: Em. Mang. Coordinator
    Phone Number: 8167849040
    E-mail address: jennifer_fales@kcmo.org

    Name of Program: Sugar Creek CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Jackson County, Sugar Creek
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 8162527058
    E-mail address: hsoule@sugar-creek.mo.us
    Brief Description: The Sugar Creek CERT Program is one that is striving for public awareness and preparedness, by planning and staging mock drills the CERT team hopes to improve their skills and increase the publics awareness of what they can do to be prepared in case of a disaster.

    Name of Program: Joplin-Jasper County CERT
    Geographic Area: Jasper County
    Point of Contact: Keith Stammer
    Title: Emergency Management Director
    Phone Number: 4176235858
    E-mail address: KStammer@Joplinmo.org
    Brief Description: Train citizens to perform emergency functions during the time of a disaster, natural or manmade, so they are prepared to help themselves, family, neighbors, and others. We have trained and equiped two teams in 2003, two teams in 2004 and are working to train additional teams in 2005.

    Name of Program: CERT program, Ferguson PD Mo.
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County, Ferguson
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 3145223100
    E-mail address: pdchief@fergusoncity.com
    Brief Description: Our program is designed to train the citizens in the event of an emergency and or natural disaster and to be prepared to assit their families and the emergency servies.

    Name of Program: GKN AEROSPACE BERT TEAM
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County, Hazelwood
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 3142643821
    E-mail address: Emerprep@gknstl.com
    Website address: http://Emerprep@gknstl.com
    Brief Description: We are a business with approximately 1500 employees and we have 3 shifts. We have an Emergency Response Program with 11 trained First Responders in the American Red Cross Emergency Response Course they are also trained as our Cert Team or as we call it BERT(Business Emergency Response Team). Additionally we have another 44 First Responders trained in the American Red Cross Workplace Standard First Aid/CPR/AED, Oxygen Administration and all responders recieve training in BloodBorne Pathogens and Intro to Hazmat. As part of the companies efforts to take care of its employees there are 14 AED’s, 16 emergency oxygen bottles(2) emergency trauma medical golf carts and trauma cabinets throughtout the plant. We established an Emergency Medical Agreement with DePaul Hospitals Emergency Services and Dr Kevin Mitchell acts as our Medical Control Officer assisted by the EMS Director Joan Eberhardt and EMS Manager Joe Piskulic they also provide all of our emergency protocols. GKN also has (1) Security Officer/EMT assigned to each shift that responds to any injury beyond the scope of care for a responder. The American Red Cross acts as consultant for the company in areas of Health and Safety and Disaster Services. We also have an Emergency Preparedness Safety Coordinator. In addition to teaching the Cert training she teaches all of the American Red Cross Health and Safety courses, acts as the AED Coordinator and assist the Security Manager with the companies Emergency Plan. There are (3) Cert(Bert) Team Classes being taught for 2004 (5) more for 1st shift,(6) responders for 2nd shift and (5) for 3rd shift. that would give us 27. Because this program has been received so well throughout GKN’ operations it is being considered for some of its other locations.

    Name of Program: Manchester CERT Program
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County, Manchester
    Point of Contact: Timothy P Walsh
    Title: Police Lieutenant/EMD
    Phone Number: 6362271385 119
    E-mail address: twalsh@ci.manchester.mo.us
    Brief Description: The Manchester CERT Program has completed it’s inaugural training of 25 participants. We have also had several follow-up CERT training opportunities and will begin a 2nd basic CERT training class early in May. Our Program is designed to prepare the residents of our community to deal with an emergency until assist can arrive.

    Name of Program: State of Missouri CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Statewide
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 5735269100
    E-mail address: na@citizencorps.gov
    Website address: http://www.sema.dps.mo.gov

    Name of Program: Laclede County CERT
    Geographic Area: Laclede County, Missouri Area
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 4175326992
    E-mail address: na@citizencorps.gov
    Brief Description: Starting new CERT Program in the Laclede County, Missouri Area. Classes to start in Spring of 2004. Interested persons contact Emergency Management Director Jonathan Ayres by phone at 417-532-6992 or by email to jayres@lacledeoem.net.

    Name of Program: Marion County Citizen Corps
    Geographic Area: Marion County
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 5737695545
    E-mail address: johnhark@nemonet.com
    Brief Description: This is new program for Marion County. Initial work/trainings were done in cooperation with two other nearby counties to provide two CERT Train the Trainers (TtT) classes for local emergency workers. Objective for TtT was to establish a cadre of CERT trainers to work across tri-county area to provide CERT classes for local citizens. By having our own CERT trainers we are more self sufficient and therefore the program is more sustainable. County citizens will be trained in CERT this year. Having locally trained citizens will help to fill in gaps in this rural area and support the limited numbers of emergency workers.

    Name of Program: Miller County CERT
    Geographic Area: Miller County, Tuscumbia
    Point of Contact: Barlow Biggers
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 5739641927
    E-mail address: biggie1124@socket.net
    Brief Description: Miller County CERT is a volunteer organization designed to assist public safety agencies in disaster mitigation and response. Our objective is to educate residents in protecting themselves from harm, sheltering in place and how to respond to crisis that may occur in our area. Our training team is available to assist in local training sessions for industry, church groups, neighborhoods and other organizations.

    Name of Program: Portageville CERT
    Geographic Area: New Madrid County, Portageville
    Point of Contact: Nita Bedell
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 5733792773
    E-mail address: vberry81669@yahoo.com
    Brief Description: The portageville cert program began in early 2003. we have currently had 3 seperate classes and are starting our fourth class in feb 05. there are 22 full time volunteers for the portageville cert with 18 inactive and many more who have been trained in just the disaster preparadness modual. please feel free to email to discuss training,communication issues,and fund raising ideas. email vince berry @ vberry81669@yahoo.com

    Name of Program: St. Louis County, University City
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County, University City
    Point of Contact: Angelia M Elgin
    Title: Program Manager
    Phone Number: 3148626767 320
    E-mail address: aelign@aol.com

    Name of Program: CERT
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County, West St. Louis County
    Point of Contact: Capt Wise
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 6362072366
    E-mail address: rwise@ballwin.mo.us
    Website address: http://www.metrowestcert.com
    Brief Description: Train citizens on how to prepare themselves should an emergency arise. Basis firefighting, first aid and disaster preparedness.

    Name of Program: Wildwood Community Emergency Response Team
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County, West St. Louis County
    Point of Contact: Mr. Michael Smiley
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 3146285400
    E-mail address: msmiley@stlouisco.com
    Website address: http://www.stlouisco.com
    Brief Description: This effort is a partnership between the City of Wildwood, the St. Louis County Police Department and the Metro-West Fire Protection District.

    Name of Program: Stoddard County CERT
    Geographic Area: STODDARD COUNTY
    Point of Contact: Tom Roy
    Phone Number: 5735684593
    E-mail address: royt@lpha.mopublic.org
    Brief Description: FIRST RESPONDERS FROM INDUSTRY AND PRIVATE SECTOR BECOMING CERT TRAINED. WE WILL COVER RURAL AREAS THAT ARE MORE THAT A 10 MIN RESPONSE TIME FROM AN EMS/FIRE STATION. WE ARE ESPECIALLY TRAINING UP FOR A NEW MADRID FAULT EARTHQUAKE. WE ARE 20 MILES WEST OF NEW MADRID MISSOURI.

    Name of Program: City of Branson – CERT
    Geographic Area: Taney County, Branson
    Point of Contact:
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 4173378508
    E-mail address: pharkins@cityofbranson.org
    Website address: http://cityofbranson.org Click of Fire
    Brief Description: Providing emergency rescue and survival training to local neighborhoods, service organizations, business community, schools, and care facilities.

    Name of Program: Texas County; Cabool Branch CERT
    Geographic Area: Texas County, MO
    Point of Contact: Jerry Miller
    Title: n/a
    Phone Number: 4172576271
    E-mail address: jmiller@seistl.com
    Brief Description: Need to train twenty community member in CERT actions in case of an Emergency in the Community. School Staff members will be part of this CERT.

    Name of Program: Cameron CERT
    Geographic Area: Cameron (Clinton and Dekalb Counties)
    Point of Contact: Corey Sloan
    Title: Chief of Police / Emergency Management Director
    Phone Number: 8166326521
    E-mail address: cpdsloan@centurytel.net
    Website address: http://www.cameroncert.com

    Name of Program: Southwest St. Louis City CERT
    Geographic Area: Southwest St. Louis City
    Point of Contact: Francis M Leisure
    Title: President
    Phone Number: 3144132898
    E-mail address: fml5608@gmail.com
    Brief Description: Our goal and objective is to educate the residents in the City of St. Louis to be prepared for a natural disaster or act of terrorism.

    Name of Program: MCC-Blue River CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Kansas City Area
    Point of Contact: Russell Sullivan D Sullivan
    Title: Fire Acadeny Coordinator
    Phone Number: 8162206567
    E-mail address: rusty.sullivan@mcckc.edu
    Website address: http://www.mcckc.edu
    Brief Description: To educate the local community in regards to emergency preparedness. To train citations to help their communities in time of need

    Name of Program: Warren County CERT
    Geographic Area: Warren County
    Point of Contact: Michael Daniels
    Phone Number: 6364563786
    E-mail address: mdaniels@co.warren.mo.us

    Name of Program: Scott County CERT/Scott CO. Emergencey Management Agency
    Geographic Area: Scott County
    Point of Contact: Wendell P Stone
    Title: Emergency Response Team
    Phone Number: 5734723203
    E-mail address: dogtrainer607@yahoo.com
    Website address: http://scottcok9unit.org
    Brief Description: emergency response team/environmental hazard response team/search and rescue

    Name of Program: Community Emergency Response Teams of New Madrid County
    Geographic Area: New Madrid County
    Point of Contact: Stacy Halterman
    Phone Number: 5733796502
    E-mail address: stacy.halterman@dss.mo.gov
    Brief Description: Our program began as the Portageville CERT in 2003. With the formation of our Citizen Corps Council, we are expanding our CERT programs to all of the communities in our county. Are goal is to teach the citizens in our communities to be as prepared as possible in the event of a large scale disaster on the New Madrid Seismic Zone. We have implemented the CERT Level System in our training. (Levels I,II,III,IV) We also require (Team Members) to volunteer time with the Red Cross. This helps to ensure that volunteers have experience in dealing with disaster related activities and will hopefully help our communities to move from the response phase to recovery phase with minimal problems.

    Name of Program: City Of O’Fallon Cert Progam
    Geographic Area: City of O’Fallon
    Point of Contact: Andy Stowers
    Phone Number: 6363795686
    E-mail address: astowers@ofallon.mo.us
    Website address: http://www.ofallon.mo.us/CERT
    Brief Description: CERT training is designed to prepare O’Fallon’s citizens to help themselves, their family, their neighbors, and community in case of an emergency or catastrophic disaster. Trained members are placed into geographical teams where they work with the city’s Emergency Operations Center during a city-wide event.

    Name of Program: BARTON COUNTY CERT
    Geographic Area: Barton County
    Point of Contact: Shannon Higgins
    Phone Number: 4176825515
    E-mail address: bartonco250@yahoo.com
    Website address: http://www.bartoncosheriff.org
    Brief Description: Barton County Community Emergency Response Team

    Name of Program: Robert Fulton Citizen Corp Council
    Geographic Area: St. Louis City
    Point of Contact: Andre Alexander
    Phone Number: 3143675508
    E-mail address: andrea@ftmbc.org
    Website address: http://www.ftmbc.org
    Brief Description: A faith-based emergency responsive training council designed to provide education and training to the citizens of our community in response to natural disasters and other issues.

    Name of Program: Nodaway County CERT
    Geographic Area: Nodaway County, City of Maryville
    Point of Contact: April Haberyan
    Phone Number: 6605623056
    E-mail address: CERT@cebridge.net
    Brief Description: The Nodaway County, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is designed to train and support the residents of Northwest Missouri to better respond to emergency situations which occur in their communities. When disasters and emergencies occur, CERT members can provide immediate assistance to their neighbors in need by supplementing existing first response agencies with manpower and performing non-critical job functions.

    Name of Program: PUTNAM COUNTY CERT PROGRAM
    Geographic Area: Putnam
    Point of Contact: DAVID GARRISON
    Phone Number: 6609334660
    E-mail address: daveemt4@nemr.net
    Brief Description: Program for men & women involement in Volunteer Community Assistance

    Name of Program: Dixon Weather Storm Team
    Geographic Area: Dixon operational area
    Point of Contact: Tim Brandt
    Phone Number: 5737592749
    E-mail address: dixonweather@windstream.net
    Website address: http://www.dixonweather.org
    Brief Description: The Dixon Weather Service is a non profit, public service skywarn agency and storm chase team that serves the local portions of Central Missouri. We are CERTIFIED by the National Weather Service (NWS) for SKYWARN operations which means our storm spotters, storm chasers and weather observers are trained by the (NWS) and we have our certification on file. Our pledge is to become the most reliable source of weather information for the city of Dixon along with tracking, confirming and documenting severe weather events in the city of Dixon and it’s entire operational area which includes parts of the following Missouri counties: Pulaski, Phelps, Maries and Miller. OUR MISSION, GOALS AND PURPOSE OF OPERATIONS: THE DIXON WEATHER SERVICE IS A SKYWARN AGENCY AND STORM CHASE AND DOCUMENTATION TEAM THAT SERVES THE LOCAL PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MISSOURI INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES: PULASKI, MILLER, MARIES AND PHELPS IN THE DIXON OPERATIONAL AREA AS WELL AS LACLEDE, CAMDEN AND TEXAS COUNTIES IN MISSOURI. OUR MISSION AND PURPOSE SHALL BE THE PROTECTION OF LIFE AND PROPERTY AND COMMUNITY SERVICE. WE WILL FULFILL OUR MISSION AND PURPOSE THROUGH SKYWARN OPERATIONS AS WELL AS CHASING, TRACKING, CONFIRMING AND DOCUMENTING WEATHER EVENTS. WE WILL ALSO HAVE A WEBSITE AND CALL IN TELEPHONE NUMBER THAT CAN BE USED AT ANYTIME. WE WILL ALSO BE AN ACTIVE MEMBER IN THE MODOT ADOPT A HIGHWAY PROGRAM. WE WILL ALSO PERFORM ANY OTHER COMMUNITY SERVICE OPERATIONS WE CAN. THE PURPOSE OF OUR ORGANIZATION SHALL BE THE SAME AS OUR MISSION. THE PROTECTION OF LIFE AND PROPERTY AND COMMUNITY SERVICE. WE WILL BE A SKYWARN, CHASE AND DOCUMENTATION TEAM AND PERFORM COMMUNITY SERVICES. THE GOAL OF THE DIXON WEATHER SERVICE IS THE PROTECTION OF LIFE AND PROPERTY AND COMMUNITY SERVICE AND TO IMPROVE THE WEATHER INFORMATION AVAILIBILITY FOR THE DIXON AREA. IT IS ALSO OUR GOAL TO PROVIDE ACCURATE AND REAL TIME WEATHER DATA AS MEASURED AND RECORDED BY OUR EQUIPMENT AND PROVIDE THIS DATA TO NWS, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES.

    Name of Program: Webster County CERT
    Geographic Area: Webster County
    Point of Contact: Jaci McReynolds
    Phone Number: 4178309511
    E-mail address: WebsterCERT@yahoo.com

    Name of Program: Pattonville CERT
    Geographic Area: Bridgeton
    Point of Contact: Brad Hatfield
    Phone Number: 3147393118
    E-mail address: bhatfield@pattonvillefd.com
    Website address: http://www.pattonvillefire.com
    Brief Description: Team established in 2000, with members from business community.

    Name of Program: Dardenne Prairie CERT
    Geographic Area: City of Dardenne Prairie
    Point of Contact: James Sease
    Phone Number: 6365611718
    E-mail address: CitizenCorps@dardenneprairie.org
    Website address: http://www.citizencorps@dardenneprairie.org
    Brief Description: CERT training is designed to prepare Dardenne Prairie citizens to help themselves, their family, their neighbors, and community in case of an emergency or catastrophic disaster. Trained members are placed into geographical teams where they work with the city’s Emergency Operations Center during a city-wide event.

    Name of Program: Cottleville FPD CERT Team
    Geographic Area: Cottleville/St. Charles
    Point of Contact: Judy Claus
    Phone Number: 6364476655
    E-mail address: jclaus@cottlevillefpd.org
    Website address: https://www.cottlevillefpd.org
    Brief Description: We are an active cert team. Our goal is hold training 2 times a year. We do refreshers once a month. We are operating out of the Cottlville Fire Protection District. We have several Fire Fighters active in the program.

    Name of Program: NPOFFA Emergency Disaster Response Teams
    Geographic Area: State of Missouri
    Point of Contact: SETH TURNER
    Phone Number: 5734265252
    E-mail address: codefour@fidnet.com
    Website address: http://range@fidmail.com
    Brief Description: STATEWIDE POLICE / FIRE ASSOCIATION SPONSORING DISASTER RESPONSE TEAMS AROUND THE STATE.

    Name of Program: Backgate Emergency Response Team
    Geographic Area: This will be the communities lying near and between the East and South gates of Fort Leonard Wood. Including, but not limited to, Edgar Springs, Duke, Evening Shade and Roby.
    Point of Contact: Nadra Curtis
    Phone Number: 4174584321
    E-mail address: baduser+12840@dhs.gov
    Brief Description: To provide additional emergency resources and personnel within our area.

    Name of Program: St. Charles County Teen CERT
    Geographic Area: St. Charles County
    Point of Contact: Mark Rosenblum
    Phone Number: 6363320790
    E-mail address: mark.rosenblum@juno.com
    Website address: http://www.stci.us
    Brief Description: The St. Charles County Teen CERT program is designed to teach students how to identify the types of disasters and hazards most likely to affect their homes, schools and communities. Young adults ages 12-18 are trained to assist in the event of an emergency and or natural disaster, and to be prepared to assist their families and emergency services. Our program offers continued refresher training, along with updated information to keep members current. St. Charles County Teen CERT is an integral part of the St. Charles County CERT Coalition, St. Charles County Citizen Corps Council and Region C CERT Coalition. The goal of Teen CERT is to better prepare the community at an earlier age and offer positive extracurricular activities to the youth of St. Charles County. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.stci.us.

    Name of Program: Cape Girardeau CERT Alliance
    Geographic Area: Southeast Missouri Region
    Point of Contact: Jane Stough
    Phone Number: 5733343211
    E-mail address: jstough@cityofcapegirardeau.org
    Brief Description: The Cape Girardeau CERT Alliance began in 1991 and has trained over 2,000 citizens in Southeast Missouri. The current goal is to train and refresh faculty and staff of local school districts and to build a regional alliance with other CERT programs throughout Southeast Missouri.

    Name of Program: St. Francois County CERT
    Geographic Area: St. Francois County
    Point of Contact: Brenda Wyatt
    Phone Number: 5737016146
    E-mail address: rainbb@lpha.dhss.mo.gov
    Website address: http://www.sfchc.org
    Brief Description: St. Francois County CERT is a program that is supported by the county emergency response disciplines. It provides training and team support building for the citizens of St. Francois county. The objective is this program is to prepare individuals on how to respond to a disaster and take care of themselves,their families and their neighborhood while providing support to their community.

    Name of Program: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community Emergency Response Team
    Geographic Area: St. Louis Metropolitan area
    Point of Contact: Paul Kiel
    Phone Number: 3142369048
    E-mail address: myfavaslworld@aol.com
    Website address: http://www.gslad.org/DHHCERT.html
    Brief Description: This is new program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing to learn how to prepare for emergencies. The group provides training and guidance for rescue, survival, learn about disasters, hazards and documentation. This is to help first responders have informatin ready at time of crisis. Refresher training will be available pending the discussions with the trained groups and set up for future training. The next training for Deaf and Hard of Hearing is in June in Springfield, Missouri. More information available soon!

    Name of Program: Platte County CERT/ Northland CERT
    Geographic Area: Platte County
    Point of Contact: Mark Owen
    Title: Captain / EM Coordinator
    Phone Number: 8168581965
    E-mail address: owen@plattesheriff.org
    Website address: http://www.plattesheriff.org
    Brief Description: This CERT group is combined with Clay County to serve both counties and there fore named our CERT Team “NorthLand CERT”

    Name of Program: Pike County CERT
    Geographic Area: Pike County
    Point of Contact: Lisa Pitzer
    Phone Number: 5733246373
    E-mail address: pitzel@lpha.dhss.mo.gov
    Brief Description: Pike County CERT will be one of three partner Citizen Corps counties (also Warren and Lincoln) in Region C North; will also coordinate with Region C North Medical Reserve Corps.

    Name of Program: Brown Shanty Area CRT.
    Geographic Area: Generalvacinity of Brown Shanty Lake
    Point of Contact: Jim Gamache
    Title: Community Relations Officer
    Phone Number: 5734862424
    E-mail address: srtcop@fidnet.com
    Brief Description: To assist public saftey organizitons in times of disasters when resources are strained

    Name of Program: St. Louis Central CERT Coalition
    Geographic Area: Central St. Louis
    Point of Contact: Gary Christman
    Title: Chief-Emergency Management Agency
    Phone Number: 3146223501
    E-mail address: christmang@stlouiscity.org
    Brief Description: St. Louis Central CERT Coaltion trains the citizens and businesses within the cities of University City, Olivette, Berkeley, City of St. Louis, Pagedale, Wellston, Hanley Hills, Vinta Park, Vinta Terrace. We provide not only training for the citizens and businesses, but we have a forum in which the CERT Trained members can be engaged year round in becoming apart of the Board of Directors, different comittees, and a CERT Advisory Council. We also offered continuing education classes for our CERT members. Please contact the Program Manger: Angelia Elgin @ 505-8768 for more information on our programs

    Name of Program: Northland CERT
    Geographic Area: Platte & Clay counties and Cities with in
    Point of Contact: Mark Owen
    Title: Captain / Emergency Management Coordinator
    Phone Number: 8168582424 1965
    E-mail address: owen@plattesheriff.org
    Website address: http://www.plattesheriff.org/cert/
    Brief Description: This is a CERT team that spans Clay County and Platte County. The Northland CERT Team is diverse and able to do many things. The group helps on city events, county events, as well as joins in on yearly refreshers and training that is offered through out the year.

    Name of Program: Maplewood CERT
    Geographic Area: Maplewood
    Point of Contact: Pete Marsac
    Title: Firefighter
    Phone Number: 3146453600
    E-mail address: p-marsac@ci.maplewood.mo.us
    Brief Description: The objective of the Maplewood CERT Program is to help citizens be more prepared in case of natural or man made disasters. CERT Members are dedicated and trained personnel to aid Public Safety Responders in the event of major emergencies or disasters in Maplewood and surrounding areas.

    Name of Program: BFPD CERT program
    Geographic Area: Greene County
    Point of Contact: Kenneth D Shepard
    Title: Deputy Chief
    Phone Number: 4178819018
    E-mail address: kshepard@battlefieldfire.com
    Brief Description: To better train the community in times of crises to teach each interested individual the necessary tools for survival if another tornado was to strike the city of Battlefield Like on May 4th

    Name of Program: City of Branson West – CERT
    Geographic Area: Southern Stone County
    Point of Contact: RICHARD F REBER
    Title: EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR
    Phone Number: 4172305192
    E-mail address: tsaflyer@hotmail.com
    Website address: http://www.cityofbransonwest.com
    Brief Description: Full NIMS and CERT certification for municipal and LPT (local planing teams). Affilliation with the Sourthern Stone County Fire and Emergency Management Services.

    Name of Program: Southern Webster County CERT
    Geographic Area: South Webster, North Douglas Counties
    Point of Contact: Darren W Roberts
    Title: Battalion Chief
    Phone Number: 4177672184
    E-mail address: training@swcfpd.com
    Website address: http://www.swcfpd.com
    Brief Description: Southern Webster County CERT(SWC CERT) is comprised of citizens within the Southern Webster County Fire Protection District. SWC CERT offers support to local emergency agencies in the aftermath of major events. Trained in Search and Rescue, Advanced First Aid/First Responder, Small Fire Control and Special Event Support makes the SWC CERT a vital resource in our comunity.

    Name of Program: Kirkwood / Oakland Community Emergency Response Team
    Geographic Area: Kirkwood / Oakland Community
    Point of Contact: Jim Cox
    Phone Number: 3149845617
    E-mail address: coxjd@kirkwoodmo.org
    Website address: http://www.ci.kirkwood.mo.us
    Brief Description: The Kirkwood / Oakland Community CERT was put in place to assist first responders in the event of an emergency in the communities of Kirkwood and Oakland.

    Name of Program: CERT from Maryland Heights
    Geographic Area: St. Louis County
    Point of Contact: Gary R Rieth
    Title: Education Specialist
    Phone Number: 3142981892 220
    E-mail address: garyrieth@sbcglobal.net
    Website address: http://mhfire.org
    Brief Description: We now have 29 citizens that have made it through their initial training. We meet every 6 weeks or so. They are preparing for their first drill on May 6th. Anyone interested should contact Miranda at the office at 314-298-4400.

    Name of Program: City of New Madrid CERT
    Geographic Area: City of New Madrid/Surrounding Communities that are in need
    Point of Contact: Buddy A Mowery
    Title: Emergency Management Director
    Phone Number: 5737482866 339
    E-mail address: emergencymanagement@new-madrid.mo.us
    Brief Description: We are pleased to offer classes throughout the years to come. We have several instructors that are ready to make this program the best. Our number one goal is to be prepared and to practice the preparedness that we teach. We offer follow up classes so that each person will have a refresher class so that in the time of need, their minds will still be focused. Please contact us with any questions. Contact Bobby Sullivan Jr/CERT Coordinator at 573-748-0811

    Name of Program: Ste Genevieve County CERT
    Geographic Area: Sainte Genevieve County
    Point of Contact: Kendall W Shrum
    Title: Director of EMS
    Phone Number: 5738837000
    E-mail address: sgcad@bigrivertel.net

    Name of Program: BRING BACK PEACE (BBP)
    Geographic Area: Mississippi County
    Point of Contact: Marc F Tragesser
    Title: Deputy
    Phone Number: 5732335816
    E-mail address: oran1mo@lycos.com
    Brief Description: Security for older citezens, ensuring all reporting crimes, no more buglaries, drugs

    Name of Program: Hazelgreen Laquey CERT
    Geographic Area: Laquey, Hazelgreen, Pulaski Co.
    Point of Contact: Ann Balmer
    Phone Number: 5735120414
    E-mail address: office@hfpd.net
    Brief Description: Hazelgreen Fire Corps and Citizen of Hazelgreen and Laquey MO. have a great program for all levels of training to assist in the local community. The goals are to provided safety education to the public, provide a safer community, and provide a the community a extra helping hand when needed. CERT assist in disasters first aid, and many other duties, until fire, EMS, and or Law Enforcement arrive on scene

    Name of Program: Callaway County CERT
    Geographic Area: Callaway
    Point of Contact: Dennie Rhoades
    Phone Number: 5738210003
    E-mail address: blndpny@ktis.net
    Brief Description: CERT teams to assist with emergencies and disasters in the Callaway County Missouri Area.

    Name of Program: Saint Louis University Campus Emergency Response Team
    Geographic Area: Saint Louis
    Point of Contact: Mark Zinn
    Phone Number: 3144561379
    E-mail address: mzinn1@slu.edu
    Website address: http://www.slu.edu
    Brief Description: Trains faculty, staff, and students techniques developed by the Community Emergency Response Team Program.

    Name of Program: Liberty Cert Team
    Geographic Area: City of Liberty
    Point of Contact: David Walker
    Phone Number: 8164394314
    E-mail address: dwalker@ci.liberty.mo.us
    Brief Description: To respond to any disaster in the community. To do the most good for the most people.Provide man power during emergency and non-emergency events.

    Name of Program: West Plains C.E.R.T.
    Geographic Area: City of West Plains
    Point of Contact: Kent Edge
    Phone Number: 4172567176
    E-mail address: safety-pr@westplains.net
    Website address: http://www.wpcert.org
    Brief Description: To educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Then Use that training learned in the classroom and during exercises to assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help.

    Name of Program: Dent County CERT
    Geographic Area: DENT
    Point of Contact: Byron Burke
    Phone Number: 5735960598
    E-mail address: byron.burke@us.army.mil
    Brief Description: To educate the public on personal preparedness and to assist the Office of Emergency Management in Dent County.

    Name of Program: Greene County CERT
    Geographic Area: Southwest Mo.
    Point of Contact: John Elmore
    Phone Number: 4178696040
    E-mail address: gccert@greenecountymo.org
    Website address: http://greenecountycert.org
    Brief Description: Started in 2003 with continued growth every year. Have inserted NIMS 100a/700a into the regular program. Continue to have ongoing exercises and additional training programs for all team members

    Name of Program: Lake Saint Louis CERT
    Geographic Area: City of Lake Saint Louis and surrounding area
    Point of Contact: Robert Carey
    Phone Number: 6363450241
    E-mail address: bcarey.lslfire@gmail.com

    Name of Program: St Charles Community College CERT
    Geographic Area: St Charles Community College
    Point of Contact: Jeff Drake
    Phone Number: 6369228545
    E-mail address: jdrake@stchas.edu
    Website address: http://www.stchas.edu

    Name of Program: State Street (Kansas City, MO Offices) Corp. CERT Program
    Geographic Area: Clay and Jackson Counties in MO and Johnson County in Kansas
    Point of Contact: Jerold Ramos Sr.,CPP,CFE
    Phone Number: 8169164702
    E-mail address: jerold.ramos@alliedbarton.com
    Brief Description: State Street Corp. has begun to prepare itself for emergencies in many ways, however, establishing this CERT Program was a natural step in it’s efforts to prepare it’s own employees for emergencies.

    Name of Program: North Saint Charles County C.E.R.T
    Geographic Area: North Saint Charles County, Unincorporated
    Point of Contact: Jim Kohlmann
    Phone Number: 3145817362
    E-mail address: harlyshvl72@sbcglobal.net

    Name of Program: Gladstone CERT
    Geographic Area: City of Gladstone
    Point of Contact: Charles Duddy
    Phone Number: 8164544829
    E-mail address: chuckd@gladstone.mo.us
    Brief Description: Respond to all disasters that may occur within the city limits of Gladstone, Missouri. Public Safety in ground support operations Respond to major accidents scenes and assist Assist at civic events and happenings. Provide assistance to the community through the presentation of community oriented safety programs.

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