December CERT Meeting CANCELED

This is a reminder that the next Greater Upper Marlboro CERT Team monthly meeting is being held on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Meeting location – Dutch Village Farmers Market, 5030 Brown Station Road, Upper Marlboro, Md. – (in the meeting room at the middle of store to the left). We will use this location while the Town Hall is being renovated.   Attached and listed below is our correct meeting agenda.


Please come out and support the team.  If you can, bring a friend.



Meeting Agenda

Saturday, December 9, 2017 @ 9:00 a.m.

Call to Order

  • Moment of Silence – For all First Responders
  • Roll Call (board members)
  • Acknowledgment of members/visitors

Old Business

  • Zello App – Update – Leona Jenkins
  • Note pond clean-up dates for 2018 – Our commitment was for two clean-ups per year
  • Working with PGC OEM and PGCPD for Traffic Control and Crowd Management training
  • GUMC pamphlet to be finalize for print and distribution
  • Reach out to local churches to have our meeting information added into bulletin
  • Contacting area stores for permission to set-up table for information distribution
  • Reach out to local High School administration for student participation with pond clean-up for volunteer credit

New Business

First Aid – Do1Thing

Be prepared to give first aid while waiting for an ambulance.

Do1Thing—December: First Aid, 2

Do 1 Thing is a non-profit organization that features a 12-month program that makes it easy for you to prepare yourself, your family, and your community for …

  • Proposed vote to move forward on 501 (c) (3)
  • You Are Help Until Help Arrives – 5 Simple Steps – Alonzo Joy
  • Good Samaritan Law – Leona Jenkins
Prince George’s County WebEOC Training

This is a one-day entry level class designed to teach new WebEOC users how to effectively use and operate the application. Participants will gain a basic understanding of how WebEOC can be used to support all phases of management during a major emergency, disaster, exercise, or event.

Training Topic

  • Show and Tell – 1 item you can’t leave out of your bag
  • Team exercise – 1 gallon Ziploc bag of 24 hours’ worth of food

Closing Remarks and Comments from Members & Board

Our next scheduled meetings: January 13, 2018 and February 10, 2018

Schoolhouse Pond Clean-up dates: April 21, 2018 and October 20, 2018