Meeting Minutes – July 2018

Big Bear CERT General Membership Meeting

July 23, 2018 – Big Bear Senior Center

Meeting called to order at 6:00 pm.


  • Election results:
    • President – Eric Steele
    • Vice President – Susan Elliot
    • Treasurer – Dede Hermon
    • Secretary – Laura Nowak
  • Our next fundraiser at Maggio’s on September 11. Proceeds from any pizza, all day will go towards CERT.
  • CERT post office box is using the Big Bear City Fire Department address – 301 W. Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear City, 92314. Approved by Nick.
  • Badges available tonight.
  • Radios: propose combined NET on Mondays with our meeting; otherwise hold on Thursday.
  • Next CERT training will be held 08/20 – 08/24. George is determining how many are interested by next Monday.  Also mention recruiting at the general meeting tonight.
  • Treasurer’s Report
    – Insurance has been reinstated.
    – $5834.39 balance at Alaska Credit Union
    – Another insurance bill is due – pay in full. $1096.13.
    – Laura’s information was not processed at the bank; needs to go back with Eric or Dede to be added to checking account.
  • Membership Report: New contact list was sent out to the membership.
  • Fireman’s Ball is August 25th at the convention center. All are welcome.  6 pm dinner/dancing/bar/silent auction.  Black/Red Tie.
  • Active 911 is available to two CERT board members. Eric Steele, President and Susan Elliot, Vice President will be on the account.
  • Sound the Alarm training is coming up. Check email for details.
  • National Night Out at the Big Bear Sheriff Station on 08/07/2018. CERT should have a booth there.  George will go to promote.  CERT Brochures:  John Ferdon has them. Susan will pick up.

Meeting adjourned at 7 pm.