Please join us Friday, April 21st
Hybrid format: Members, Guests and Visitors are welcome to attend.
Topic: Volunteer Organizations: Partnering Solutions to Fire Mitigation
Team Rubicon, a volunteer disaster response group, successfully completed 93 HIZ mitigations and more than 108 acres of fuel reduction in Grand County, CO in early summer 2022. Learn how to mobilize communities and utilize volunteer organizations, such as Team Rubicon, as a force multiplier and to meet grant matching requirements and raise program effectiveness.
Speakers: Alexis Kimbrough, Duane Poslusny
Alexis Kimbrough started with Grand County in 2018 as the Communications Coordinator. In addition to leading the re-design of the County’s website and serving as the 2020 Complete Count Committee chair for the census, she was the County’s Public Information Officer (PIO) for their COVID-19 response. In September of 2020, Alexis moved to Grand County Emergency Management as the Deputy Director. There she served as Emergency Operations Center Manager and Interim Director for both the Williams Fork and East Troublesome Fires. In October of 2022, she was appointed Director
Duane Poslusny has served as a Disaster Planner for Team Rubicon since 2015. Duane has brought to Team Rubicon broad experience with incident management and natural resource management. In 2022, Duane served as project manager and incident commander for a 6 week volunteer wildfire mitigation operation near Fraser, CO. His current focus is protecting communities from the house out, not the forest in
1:00p- 1:30p – Networking
1:30p – Connection will be open for virtual attendees
1:30p - 2:00p – CRMC ACP business meeting
2:00p – Speakers & presentation
3:30p – Conclude
Register for April 2023 meeting