Be a governmental, non-governmental, non-profit, faith-based, or volunteer organization
serving in Deschutes County.
Be a private business and have an interest in helping Deschutes County residents during
and/or after a disaster.
Attendance and Participation
Attend at least 3 out of 4 DESCHUTES COAD meetings annually; either in person, or by phone.
Participate in 1 annual drill or exercise created to test DESCHUTES COAD’s structure, charter, and/or procedures.
Commit at least one person in your organization to take FEMA’s IS-100 and IS-700 courses within one (1) year of
becoming a member of DESCHUTES COAD. These courses are available for free online:
Commit at least one person in your organization to take FEMA IS-288 (The Role of Voluntary Organizations in Emergency
Management) online within 1 year of joining DESCHUTES COAD. This courses is available here:
Organizations are responsible to check COAD website database for open help tickets, and pick tickets that you are able to
Organizations are required to respond in a timely manner when the need is filled and are responsible to check off
completed tasks and close tickets. The database will be monitored by COAD personnel to ensure timely and effective service.
Participate in a hot-wash or debrief with COAD leadership and membership to learn from mistakes and solidify the processes
that went well.