Team Meeting | January 2018

SDMRT Team Meeting Agenda & Minutes

Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 1900 at County Operations Center

Pre-meeting: A. Kimmerly gave presentation on super-munter tying technique.

Treasurer’s Report – TJ
December & 2017 calendar year reports – See board meeting minutes.
All SDMRT & MRA dues paid

Operations Committee – Tony
Operations (Will P)
2017-16, El Cajon, 12/24/17 Frank Taylor

  • Ops report pending

2017-17, Descanso, 12/30-31/17 Ronald Barnes

  • Ops report published
  • Extensive discussion of search and the use of ‘10ES5’ radio code. Richard to follow up with Sgt. Duey

Non-Operations
Next Ops Comm meeting in Feb TBA

Training Committee – Hugo
Training Committee for 2018: Hugo, Melissa, Steve, Sharon, Lee, & Terra
SAR Ops field training, 12/16/17

  • Full debrief pending review of student surveys.

SDSDAR All-Units field training, Volcan Mtn, 1/6/18

  • 0800-1900, 4 subjects, approximately 80 searchers & staff. Successful training in collaboration with SDSAR, State Park Rangers & Civil Air Patrol. 13SDMRT members in attendance.
    Richard to provide feedback from SDMRT to SDSAR.

Upcoming Tech I field training, Joshua Tree, 1/12-14/18 – Adam

  • See 1/10/18 lister email from A. Kimmerly

Upcoming SoCal MRA Winter Workshop, 1/20/18, Joshua Tree NP, Indian Cove, tech rope rescue – Adam

Reminder to get your trip permits pulled early for upcoming field trainings!
Working on MOU between SDMRT & Cleveland National Forest

New trainee tracking to field qualification – Status Update
– 1/24/18 90-day deadline only 14 days away!
– DSW registration
– Field pack check (tech items not required before April)
– NIMS courses 100b, 200b, & 700a
– Background investigation application, including 1-page medical release
– Have you registered for your medical/CPR course?

Personnel – Richard
Resignations: Michael Fisher 1/1/18
LOAs: None

MRA Liaison – Kayley/Monty

  • CRMRA board voted to recommend Orange County for associate membership to national MRA.
  • March reaccreditation is in Alabama Hills, see CRMRA.org.
  • Mark Baldwin is new state SAR coordinator.
  • MRA winter meeting is first weekend of february in Utah.
  • MRA conference is in Alberta Canada in June. Highly recommended by Monty. Scholarship available, which you are extremely likely to receive if you apply, see CRMRA.org or contact Monty.

Sheriff Liaison – Hugo

  • SDSAR debriefed Ronald Barnes search. Noted improvement need on some issues, including Mission Manager usage.
  • Add your photo to mission manager!

Medical – Patrick Carey

No Updates

Equipment – Grayson Hough
No Updates

Noted ‘highest attendance’ for 2017 operations:

Bill McNaul – 13

Jesse Ma – 12

Marshall Masser – 10

Dennis Peck – 8

Rob Bair – 7

Ming Chaung, Richard Yocum – 6

Steve Herman, Adam Kimmerly, Brian White, Kyle Alberson – 5