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Pre-summer briefing (District 15)

By: Samantha Plater

Category: Events / Fundraising / Offers, People

  4.28 PM 20 December, 2013


Location: District 15 News

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On Wednesday 27th November District 15 held the annual Pre-Summer Briefing for all Group Officers, Captains, Lieutenants.

The night started with Operations Manager Geoffrey Gray welcoming everyone, before watching the short video Fire Services Commissioner Craig Lapsley released.

The night consisted with guest speakers:

Jane Bunn – Local meteorologist. Jane spoke about the predicted weather for the season approaching.

Jeremy Bannister – Local newspaper photographer. Jeremy spoke about having good relationships and working together with the media.

Chris Carey – CFA Community Education Coordinator. Chris spoke about warnings and advice including the OSOM system.

Matt Gardner – D15 Operations Officer. Matt spoke about aircraft changes for our District.

Rachael Leoncini – Regional Coordinator. Rachael spoke about the Regional Radio Dispatch Service Project.

Glenn Jennings – State Driving Coordinator. Glenn spoke about the accidents that have happened in the past when Brigades are travelling to, from and attending incidents. He also spoke about how important safety is.

Gavin Hope – D15 Operations Officer – Gavin spoke about our relationship with DEPI.

Malcolm Bruce – D15 Operations Officer. Malcolm spoke about the Chiefs Intent.

All guests were given a show bag with items for them to use including the Victorian Bushfire Handbook.

A big thank you from the District 15 to the Volunteer Support Program, CFA Health and Safety department. For providing some fantastic useful items for us to put in the show bags.

Last Updated: 20 December 2013