DEM Sets Record Participation For National Night Out
Clockwise- 1) County Parks Ranger, SAR volunteer, Brenda Stone, DEM staff, Randy Fay at Willis Tucker (photo courtesy of Rick Hawkinson), 2) DEM Deputy, Dara Salmon and Monroe Public Works Director, Brad Feilberg at Monroe, 3) Erik Robins, ACS volunteer at Willis Tucker, 4) E911 Manager, Vicki Thoroughman and Sno Pac Staff, Lena Grubb at Willis Tucker, 5) Everett CERT volunteer, Victor Harris and Leader Dog Ollie, 6) Edmond's Chief of Police, Al Compaan at Edmond's Foundation Night, 7) DEM COM1 at Willis Tucker (photo courtesy of Rick Hawkinson), 8) DEM staff, Dan Good manning the wheel of preparedness game at Edmond's Foundation Night.
On July 27th and August 1st DEM participated in a total of nine National Night Out events across Snohomish County including events held at Gold Bar, Sultan, Monroe, Granite Falls, Willis Tucker, Snohomish, Edmonds, Brier and Mountlake Terrace. This marks a record number of cities the Department was able to provide disaster preparedness education and outreach for the annual, nationally recognized event. DEM deployed it's three mobile communication units; DEM10, COM1, and COM2 to Willis Tucker, Gold Bar and Granite Falls. Members of the Snohomish County Auxiliary Communications Service (ACS) were on hand to help answer questions about mobile communication vehicles and ACS.
Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management Mission Statement
|The Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management coordinates emergency management in partnership with the whole community to lessen the impact of disasters on people, property, the environment, and the economy.|
|Improving lives through innovative and passionate service.|
|Equitable – Impartially serving all communities|
|Dedicated – Committed to fulfilling our obligations|
|Integrity – Responsible stewards of public trust, resources, and funds|
|Teamwork – Staff support each other in meeting our mission|
|Collaborative – Seeking partnerships across the whole community for mutual benefit|
|Creative – Innovative thinkers finding new solutions|
|Proactive – Anticipating needs and actions|
|Professional – Trustworthy, ethical, respectful, with a sense of duty to serve|
Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management
720 80th St. S.W.
Everett, WA 98203
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8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Duty Officer is available for emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They can be reached by calling 911.