“If you’re not risking you life for what you believe in, you’re probably on the wrong side.”

Rick Sawyer Consulting Associates

WV8DOC & AK9DOG Wood County Emergency Communications Unit 364 
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Rick Sawyer
Consulting Associates

Emergency Preparedness Consulting

Preparedness • Planning • Mitigation • Response • Recovery

RSCA provides low- or no-cost consultation to qualified emergency planning and response agencies as a public service to the community. To qualify for our no-cost services, the agency must be local and:

• Provide emergency preparedness planning, mitigation, response, and/or recovery services to the community without charge;

• Be fully NIMS (National Incident Management System) compliant as defined by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (or be actively working towards full NIMS compliance); and

• Actively support and implement the “Whole Community Approach to Emergency Management” as defined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency [read that here] by engaging non-governmental and citizen volunteer organizations to the fullest practical extent.

Our present services include:

• Assistance with emergency planning and documentation of those plans

• Participation with your team in the development, planning, execution, evaluation, and follow-up reporting of emergency drills and exercises in compliance with HSEEP standards (I will help, but I won’t do it for you)

• Administrative support of your organization, particularly with the development of by laws, policies, and procedures

• Web site design, development, and maintenance

Our qualifications and experience:

• Education (AA, Administration of Justice; BA, Business Administration; MBA, Organizational Management; DMin, College Administration and Curriculum Development)

• Law Enforcement (7 years)

• Emergency Services Dispatcher (4 years)

• Medical Technician (14 years)

• Commercial/Industrial Security including both physical and IT security (15 years)

• Disaster Recovery and Contingency Planning Management (9 years)

• Policies and Procedures Development, Documentation, and Administration (35+ years)

• Non-Profit Incorporation, Articles of Incorporation, Constitution and By Laws (Incorporated four 501(c)(3) corporations and developed or assisted with the development of these corporate documents for at least five other non-profit organizations)

Emergency Management Training Certificates