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Feb2018

Minutes of the February 2018 club meeting

RO Report - ARES revamp in progress, New ARES time reporting

Hospital Drill - Jan 23, low notice exercise. 3 regional hospitals flooded. Surge level due to flu, worked with nursing homes to transfer patients, Landline service out in region. GF was only hospital that had radio support. Area schools were also an option. Would have wanted comms with more off-campus sites. 90 minute exercise, was able to try lots of things. Used e-find for first time.  Table-top exercises 3rd Wed of each month.

BoD - Presented plaque to Adam, 501c3 experts found, should have news next month.

Field Day - 1st meeting, Prospect, in parking lot, not at summit. 6 stations, 4 occupied, 1 open, plus the county bus. Cooking by Tony, Dave IT/mesh support, Tony will get cost, vote at next meeting. Dedicated radio per band, filtering, band management all oh hold, all stations should have HTs on secondary emergency freq - 146.58 and 7.58 should be in all of our radios

May Meeting Date - May 21st

June Meeting Date - right after FD as usual?

Test session on June 2nd - poss classroom at middle school thru Bernie

Meeting ajourned

Presentation by John Fritze our section manager.

Club Officers

President
Mickey Corentto NY2MC

Vice President
Frank Gitto KA5VVI

Treasurer
Paul Burlett KD2LVP

Secretary
Jeff Archambeault KC2SDS

Repeater Trustee
Jami Olden N2ZTC

Served Agency Liaisons

Warren County RACES
Radio Officer
David Gealt KD2BVA
Deputy Radio Officer
Derrick Helms KD2ALW

Warren County ARES
Emergency Coordinator
David Gealt KD2BVA
Assistant Emergency
Coordinator

Derrick Helms KD2ALW

Washington County
RACES

Radio Officer
Jami Olden N2ZTC

Washington County
ARES

Emergency Coordinator
Jami Olden N2ZTC

Northern District, ENY Section ARES
Assistant District Emergency Coordinator
David Gealt KD2BVA

Warren County
SKYWARN

Emergency Coordinator
Donald James N2VU
Assistant Emergency Coordinator
Shawn Perry N2HSP

Washington County
SKYWARN

Emergency Coordinator
Donald James N2VU
Assistant Emergency Cooordinator
Shawn Perry N2HSP

Red Cross
Glens Falls Office

Communications Lead
Donald James N2VU

LASAR
Team Commander
Jake Haker N2FIN

Warren County Office
of Emergency Services

Director
Brian LaFlure KD2HVY

Washington County
Department of Public
Safety

Deputy Director
Jonathan Pease KD2IHN

Glens Falls Hospital
Director of Emergency Services
Laura Stebbins KD2HHM

Public Info Managers

Web Site
Jeff Archambeault KC2SDS
David Gealt KD2BVA
Donald James N2VU
Derrick Helms KD2ALW
Dan Gealt WX2P
Shawn Perry N2HSP
Mickey Corentto NY2MC

Facebook
David Gealt KD2BVA
Shawn Perry N2HSP
Donald James N2VU
Dan Gealt WX2P
Jami Olden N2ZTC
Mickey Corentto NY2MC
Jeff Archambeault KC2SDS