Exercises

  • Full Scale Exercise: 25 May 20167 – Franklin County Emergency Management / Homeland Security – CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)
    • Unit 9 final evaluation
    • Exercise Designer / Lead Facilitator / AAR Writer
  • Full Scale Exercise: 04 April 2017 – Central Ohio Trauma System Healthcare Incident Liaison (COTS-HIL)
    • Full Scale Exercise: “Operation: Continued Care” To test the triage / intake functions of various first responder agencies and multiple regional hospitals
    • SimCell – Simulator (Emergency Management Agency / other agencies)
  • Table Top Exercise: 12 October 2016 – Central Ohio Public Information Network (COPIN)
    • TTX: Public Information at the San Bernardino Active Shooter Incident
    • Player – Public Information Officer
  • Full Scale Exercise: 09 June 2016 – Franklin County Emergency Management / Homeland Security – CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)
    • Unit 9 final evaluation
    • Lead Evaluator (using HSEEP forms / principles) / AAR Writer
  • Functional Exercise: 17 May 2016 – Ohio EMA (and others)
    • Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Plant dry run in preparation for the NRC graded exercise.  Included LEPC HazMat exercises for two other counties as well.
    • Assistant to the Ohio EMA PIO (Public Information Officer) in the JIC (Joint Information Center)
  • Functional Exercise: 28 April 2016 – Franklin County Emergency Management / Homeland Security (and others including Franklin County Public Health, Columbus Public Health, and Columbus Water)
    • “Teamwork ’16” HazMat exercise with threat to drinking water supply.
    • Products Production / Writer in the JIC (Joint Information Center)
  • Full Scale Exercise: 05 November 2015 – Franklin County Emergency Management / Homeland Security – CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)
    • Unit 9 final evaluation
    • Medical Unit Leader
  • Full Scale Exercise: 04 September 2014 – Franklin County Emergency Management / Homeland Security – CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)
    • Unit 9 final evaluation
    • CERT team member / responder

Note:  CERT Unit 9 Exercises / Final Evaluations are FSEs, though on a much smaller scale than many EM practitioners are used to, as they only involve one agency, but run through the full range of activities CERT members are expected to undertake in the field.
Updated: 30 May 2017