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Local Emergency Planning Committee Projects

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Subcommittee's
Regional Collaboration

Objective:
To discuss and collaborate on all regional initiatives (equipment procurement, training and exercises, etc.) pertaining to the Region II BRUASI.

Members:
Deano Moran, WBR (C); JoAnne Moreau, MOHSEP; Rick Webre, AP; Bud Weigand, EF; Laurie Doiron, IP; Mark Benton, LP; Don Ewing, PCP and Tommy Boyett, WF;

After Action Review Committee

Objective:
Coordinate and Facilitate the After Action Report Process and the development of a Corrective Action (CA) and Implementation Plan (IP) for all exercises and actual events. Track the progress of CA/IP the corrective actions identified in the plan. Refer completed actions to the Training and Drill Planning Committee for incorporation in the exercise program.

Members:
Will White, MOHSEP (C); Tuesday Mills, MOHSEP; Bob Laughlin, IS; David Guillory, DPW; Connie DeLeo and DRC, Medical; Karen Price, LDEQ; Cpl. David Hamilton, BRPD; and Mjr. Lawrence McLeary, EBRSO;

Citizen Corps Council

Objective:
To develop and coordinate volunteer programs under the Citizen Corps program. The new program includes Community Response Teams (CERT). The council will coordinate recruiting, training, and equipping volunteer teams. The council will also plan for the mobilization of the volunteers.
Citizen Corps, Medical Reserve Corps, and Volunteer Agencies Active in Disaster

Members:
Will White, MOHSEP (C); Cannon Wiest (CoC); Connie Deleo, BRGMC; Mike Chustz, EMS; Pam Kaster, Citizen; Cpl. David Hamilton, BRPD and Sgt. Chris Rushing, BRPD;

Emergency Operations Planning Committee

Objective:
To review the emergency operations plan, maintain and update the plan - ensuring accuracy in addressing all hazards for East Baton Rouge Parish and compliance with the National Response Plan.
Incorporate planning issues identified in lessons learned, recommend training needs based on plan revisions and additions.
Distribute and provide education on the Parish Emergency Operations Plan. Work with agencies to develop and submit a Continuity of Operations Plan to ensure a continuation of their mission critical functions during a disaster.

Members:
Kyle Jones, MOHSEP (C); Tuesday Mills, MOHSEP; JoAnne H. Moreau, MOHSEP; Bobbie Messer, Communications; Barry Mounce, BRFD; Larry Mounce, BRFD; Cpl. David Hamilton, BRPD; Monica Sprull, DPW; Don Moreau, Coroner’s Office; Mike Manning, LCA VOAD; Hilton Cole, Animal Control; Bill Talmadge, Transportation; Allyn Whaley-Martin, OLOL; Lois Hopwood, Civil Air Patrol and Brian Marshall, CATS;

Incident Notification System and Report

Objective:
To improve the timeliness, accuracy, and consistency of initial information to the public on incidents.
To identify any and all areas to upgrade the CAL notification system. Enhance current communication capabilities with the identification of the latest technology that will provide accurate and timely integration for the auto dialer.
Provide the monthly CAL report.

Members:
Darlene Belle, FD Comm. (C); Barry Mounce, BRFD (CoC); JoAnne H. Moreau, MOHSEP; Obie Cambre, ExxonMobil; Dale McKey, BRFD; Don Kelly, BRPD; Mike Chustz, EMS; Bob Laughlin, IS and Cpl. David Hamilton, BRPD;

Legal Update

Objective:
Legislative update, address legal issues as they relate to All phases Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

Members:
Parish Attorney’s Office (C) and JoAnne Moreau, MOHSEP;

MMRS (Medical)

Objective:
Facilitate communications between public and private health care providers. Coordinate training for health care personnel. Enhance coordination and communications between the emergency response community and private medical providers. Cities Readiness Initiative (CRI) and Pandemic Flu Planning.

Members:
Designated Regional Coordinator (C); JoAnne Moreau, MOHSEP (CoC); Connie Deleo, BRGMC; Marilyn Waguespack, LMH; Nicole Coarsey, OPH/DHH; Mike Meager, Woman’s; Pam Porter, EMS; Coletta Barett, LHA; Allyn Whaley, OLOL RMC; JoAnne Saale, LMH; Michelle Stevens, LMH; Chad Guillot, EMS and Bobby Jones, Oschner;

Public Information Coordinating Council - Public Awareness

Objective:
Community Outreach: To provide the public with information on Emergency Preparedness and Emergency Response Actions, with an emphasis on All Hazards. Conduct training in schools, health care, day care facilities, medical, and private partnerships, etc.
Project Prepare: To enhance and strengthen partnerships within the parish with an all hazards focus on creating a disaster resistant community.
PSA’s (video, prints, audio) segments to be aired weekly.

Members:
Rannay Gray, Marmillion/Gray (C); JoAnne Moreau, MOHSEP (CoC); Public Safety PIO’s; Industry PIO’s; Hospital PIO’s; Eldon Ledoux, St. George FD; George Harris, Risk Mgmt.; Jennifer Hughes, Exxon; William White, MOHSEP and Laurie Doiron, IP OHSEP;

Regional Communications

Objective:
To identify current communications capabilities in EBRP and Region II. Assess equipment and training needs, develop plans and procedures for communications interoperability and redundancy of systems. Identify funding sources for program.

Members:
Billie Giroir, WFP Comm. (C ); JoAnne Moreau, MOHSEP; Eddie Watkins, MOHSEP; Region II Parishes; EBRP Public Safety Agencies; Barry Rider, IS and H. Bud Weigand, EFP OHSEP;

Training and Drill Planning

Objective:
Review & implement training needs for parish emergency responders. BRAMAS–ICS–HEICS–NIMS–River Bend
Address training issues identified in Corrective Action & Implementation Plans.
Coordinate comprehensive exercise schedules focusing on actual emergency scenarios, such as river accidents, pipeline emergencies, fixed facility, transportation incidents or a WMD. Emphasis is placed on the coordination between local, state and federal agencies and, as well as the public and private sector.
Work with the After Action Review Committee to conduct an After Action Workshop, development the AAR and CA/IP. Incorporate identified issues into the exercise program.

Members:
William White, MOHSEP (C); Chief Mike Knaps, Baker PD; Tuesday Mills, MOHSEP; Tommy Loyacono, Dale McKey, BRFD; Chief Bill Porche, Central FD; Chief Boyce Smith, Zachary FD; Monica Sprull, DPW; Cpl. David Hamilton, BRPD and Mjr. Lawrence McLeary, EBRSO

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Objective:
Implement the GIS Program as a tool in emergency operations and develop this program into a discipline for East Baton Rouge Parish’s Emergency Operations.

Members:
Barry Mounce, BRFD (C); Jonathan Adams, MOHSEP (CoC); JoAnne Moreau, MOHSEP; Eiad Odeh, DPW; Bob Lauglin, IS and Eddie Watkins, MOHSEP;

Credentialing

Objective:
Implement a credentialing system for East Baton Rouge Parish.

Members:
Larry Mounce, BRFD (C); Tuesday Mills, MOHSEP (CoC); Cpl. David Hamilton, BRPD; Obie Cambre, Exxon; Rick Webre, Ascension; Eddie Watkins, MOHSEP; Eric Romero, IS; Dale Dicharry, EBRSO; Allyn Whaley-Martin, OLOL and Dale McKey, BRFD;

Maritime

Objective:
Looking at two possible locations for a new dock. This will be a joint effort to encompass Industry and First Responders.

Members:
Obie Cambre, Exxon (C); John Polansky, Port of BR (CoC); Kyle Jones, MOHSEP; JoAnne Moreau, MOHSEP; Charles Mondrick, BRPD; Karen Price, LDEQ; William Daniel, DPW; Todd Martin, EBRSO; Brant Mitchell, GOHSEP and Larry Mounce, BRFD;

Critical Infrastructure

Objective:
Analyze and secure critical infrastructures. Also identify vulnerabilities and develop risk assessments which enhance recovery-preparedness measures.

Members:
Cpl. David Hamilton, BRPD (C); JoAnne Moreau, MOHSEP; Kyle Jones, MOHSEP; Sgt. Chris Rushing, BRPD, Obie Cambre, Exxon; William Daniel, DPW; Eddie Watkins, MOHSEP and Larry Mounce, BRFD;

Intelligence and Analysis Fusion Center

Objective:
To establish communication capabilities and information sharing between fusion center and East Baton Rouge Parish.

Members:
Cpl. David Hamilton, BRPD (C); Neal Noel, BRPD (CoC); JoAnne Moreau, MOHSEP; Jason Esslinger, FBI; Kyle Jones, MOHSEP; Barry Mounce, BRFD; Chief Charles Mondrick, BRPD; Rick Moore, GOHSEP and Jonathan Adams, MOHSEP;

Urban Search and Rescue

Objective:
To establish working groups between local Fire, EMS, and Police departments which should provide more USAR trainings with the Parish.

Members:
Paul Pinsonat, BRFD (C); John Voinche, ROCO Rescue; Larry Mounce, BRFD; Sgt. Chris Rushing, BRPD; Todd Martin, EBRSO; Tommy Loyacono, EMS; JoAnne Moreau, MOHSEP; Obie Cambre, ExxonMobil and Tommy Boyett, WFP OHSEP;