CERT graduates 17 more members

The City of Auburn Emergency Management Division has announced the addition of 17 new members to the area's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), bringing the total number of graduates in the local program to 611.

  • Wednesday, September 10, 2014 5:52pm
  • News

For the Reporter

The City of Auburn Emergency Management Division has announced the addition of 17 new members to the area’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), bringing the total number of graduates in the local program to 611.

The new members graduated from the area’s 35th CERT courses that included 24 intensive hours of training over three days. The training culminated in a hands-on practical exercise simulating an earthquake.

Graduates of the combined class included: Shannon Willden, William Freitag, Vickie Leaf, Sean Coburn, Seth Russell, Kenneth Brestar, Mary Warden, David Tate and James Tate of Auburn; Steven Eneix of Black Diamond; Penny Green and Beth Guessow of Covington; Gerry Maitland of Federal Way; Pamela Neumann of Kent; Nancy Jones of Lake Tapps; Colton Titus of Pacific; and Meghan Miley of Seattle.

The next CERT class will be Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 9:30, Oct. 9-Nov. 13.

Space is still available; pre-registration is required.

Information and applications for classes may be found on the City website at www.auburnwa.gov/disaster.


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@auburn-reporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.auburn-reporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

Courtesy photo
State demanded more drop boxes, and now it must pay for them

A King County judge says a law requiring more ballot boxes was an illegal unfunded mandate.

Exterior building and signage view from 9th Avenue of Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA. File photo
Auburn City Council supports Harborview ballot measure

On Oct. 19, the Auburn City Council threw its unanimous support behind… Continue reading

Courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson
This white SUV was stolen about 15 minutes before the Oct. 6 shooting incident.
Medical examiner identifies man who was killed on Hwy 18

Victim was driving a stolen SUV, according to Washington State Patrol.

Stock photo
King County domestic violence homicides reach 16 so far this year

Previous two years had seven each as COVID-19 impacts incidents

Auburn School District Superintendent Dr. Alan Spicciati. Courtesy photo
Students back in Auburn schools? ‘We are not there yet’

Auburn School District Superintendent Alan Spicciati wrote parent a letter.

Robert Whale, Auburn Reporter
After the chill imposed on it by COVID-19, the multi-services center planned for the old Sports Page tavern site is once again on track.
Auburn resource center for disadvantaged people moving forward

Food Bank to move to former Sports Page tavern.

Courtesy photo
Fire caused by man running generator during power outage | Fire blotter

Between Oct. 12 and Oct. 18, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded… Continue reading

King County 2020 unemployment numbers. Source: Washington State Employment Security Department
Boeing, coronavirus likely to impact King County economy

Unemployment remained high in September.

Most Read