October 2018 – Team Meeting

SDMRT Team Meeting Agenda & Minutes

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 2015 at County Operations Center

Treasurer’s Report – TJ
Sept 2018 reports
9/30/2018 total equity $30,302
Donation $500 from ViaSat Inc. Community Outreach
Disbursements in Sept
$20 for e-filing with State of CA
$50.08 to Verizon

Operations Committee – Tony
Coordinating the next OL meeting. Date TBA.

Operations – Will P
Operations –

  • 2018-11 Full callout mutual aid for Riverside County, 10/5-6/18, Ankit Goyal
    • Report posted to SDMRT.org
    • Take-away lessons
      • For desert searches after flash floods, bring shovels and bring avy probes in order to search silted areas and strainers
      • SD County SAR Coordinator requests pro-active confirmation of injury reports and safe return of all searchers from mutual aid operations; recommend for future operation that ITC consolidates safe return confirmation to SAR Coordinator
  • 2018-12 Full callout, 10/9/18, Linda Vista, Kevin Serrano
    • Subject located at daycare (not missing).

Non-Operations –

  • None

Training Committee – Hugo

Training Committee met 9/26, next meeting 11/14 at 1800

Search field training (Sharon Fields) – Debrief

  • All day search scenario followed by low angle technical evacuation.
  • Approximately 30 SDMRT attended.

Upcoming MultiSAR field training 9/14-16/18 (Brian & Melissa)

  • Expect rain & freezing temperatures.
  • Remember your campfire permit.

Upcoming Tracking field training 11/16-18/18 (Greg Gates)

  • Base camp volunteers & teachers needed. Contact Greg.

Save the date for Helitac with USCG, Nov 10 or 11, Laguna

  • Prerequisite: Helitac field training or certificate of completion of MRA online course

Training calendar completed, posted to SDMRT.org

  • All leader spot filled.

MRA reaccreditation 2019

  • Saturday, 3/2/19
  • “Snow and Ice”
  • Hosted by Douglas County SAR
  • Heavenly Ski Resort, Lake Tahoe (to be confirmed)

Personnel – Richard
Resignations: None

LOAs: Suhkyung Shin 4/26 through 10/25/18, Eitan Zur returned to active 10/2/18

MRA Liaison – Kayley/Monty

No update.

Sheriff Liaison – Hugo

ID Renewal

  • Renewals which have been submitted to Hugo are still pending. There’s a delay with SDSD.

SDSDSAR has acquired two new drones for search operations. Overseen by the Motorized Unit. Training/testing is underway.

SDSDSAR is establishing a new ‘Search Management’ unit, SDMRT members welcome.

Medical – Patrick Carey

No update

Equipment – Grayson Hough
Please ensure you sign out any gear borrowed from the team trailer. (Use the whiteboard on the door).

Acquired two new MPDs. Tech packs will be rebuilt after multi-sar.

Old Business

10/10/18 0800-1200 SDMRT’s 2nd demo presentation to UCSD wilderness med students – Debrief (Lee)

Stay tuned for more Tech “Tuesdays,” scheduled on Sheriff’s side Mission Manager.

  • Not always on Tuesdays

RRT-1 & -2 scheduled testing is officially closed

  • If you still need to test, contact Chris James from SDSDSAR directly.

New Business

MRA on-line course “Helicopters in Search and Rescue” proposed to be mandatory for field qualification (it’s already on the BlueCard)

Relocation of team trailer at Strat Ops.

  • Estimated some time in October or November.
  • Location pending. Still on the Strategic Ops lot.

11/14/18 team meeting will include:

  • SDMRT Board member elections
  • DSW swearing in of new recruits
  • Tim Stempel presentation on stress in SAR and Critical Incident Stress Management

Adjourned 2100.