Instructors

Kimber
Kimber Townsend  /  ktownsend@polkcountycert.org
Polk Co. CERT Program Coordinator, Course Manager & Senior Instructor
CERT Instructor, OEM 2006
CERT Instructor, EMI 2013,
CERT Program Manager, EMI 2013, 2016
Oregon EMR
Firefighter Rehab Team, PCFD #1
CERT Experience: 14 years
Ask Me About: Program development and sustainability, recruiting instructors, exercise design and evaluation, statewide networking and program referrals.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” ~ John Quincy Adams

David Weston
David Weston / dr.weston@polkcountycert.org
Senior Instructor, Polk Co. CERT
CERT Instructor, OEM 2006
CERT Instructor, EMI 2014
CERT Program Manager, EMI 2014
Firefighter, PCFD #1: 22 years
Retired EMT after 20 Years
DPSST Firefighter Instructor I
CERT Experience: 14 years
Ask Me About: Medical Modules Class Learning Styles, exercise design and evaluation and building relationships with Fire and EMS partners.
“There is no such thing as common sense.” ~DRW

Wendy Hackman
Wendy Hackman / whackman@polkcountycert.org
Yamhill Co. CERT, Program Chair
Senior Instructor, Polk Co. CERT
CERT Instructor, OEM 2011
CERT Instructor, EMI 2015
CERT Program Manager, EMI 2015
Oregon EMR
W9NDY Amateur Extra Class Operator
Ham Radio Team, Polk Co. CERT
Ham Radio Team, Yamhill ARES
Ham Radio Team, Yamhill Co. CERT
CERT Experience:  11 years
Ask Me About: Program Management and Development, working with a 501(c)3, Exercise design and evaluation, Recruiting and retaining volunteers.
“True leaders don’t create followers… they create more leaders.” ~J. Sakiya Sandifer

Dell Weston2
Dell Weston / dw.weston@polkcountycert.org
Senior Instructor, Polk Co. CERT
CERT Instructor, OEM 2006
CERT Instructor, EMI 2015
CERT Program Manager, EMI 2015
Capt. Firefighter, PCFD #1: 21 years
Oregon HAZMAT Instructor
DPSST Firefighter Instructor I
CERT Experience: 14 years
Ask Me About: Recruiting Instructors, Fire/HAZMAT and SAR modules, cross-training for multiple CERT programs and program supplies.
“The most powerful leadership tool you have is your own example.” ~John Wooden

Andy Butcher
Andy Butcher (info coming soon)

Susan Griffin
Susan Griffin (info coming soon)

Jim Krehmke
Jim Krehmke (info coming soon)

Dan Dolan
Dan Dolan (info coming soon)

Sean Nickerson
Sean Nickerson (info coming soon)

Megan Stutzman
Megan Stutzman (info coming soon)

Sara Linford
Sara Linford (info coming soon)