The Operational Area Committees are responsible for:
a. Overseeing the Operational Area Emergency Alert System.
b. Developing and maintaining operational area plans.
c. Promoting the EAS with local Emergency Management Programs and Broadcasters.
d. Participating with the State Emergency Communications Committee.
e. Orientating the public to the EAS program.
You may view the entire State Emergency Communications Plan at the following address through the Florida Association of Broadcasters: http://fab.org/eas-plan/
Download the Basic EAS Plan
The LECC OA 9 Committee has two Co-Chairs. One is from the emergency management community and the other is from the broadcasting community. At the November 13, 2015 meeting in the Collier County Emergency Operations Center, the following were elected:
Co-Chair (Emergency Management) - Rick Zyvoloski, Collier Co. Emergency Management
Co-Chair (Broadcasting) - Kevin Trueblood, WGCU-FM
Presentation by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC): Click HERE
Presentation about IPAWS (Integrated Public Alert & Warning System). This program will make direct Emergency Management office input to the EAS system.
Meeting Minutes - August 14, 2007
Meeting Minutes - October 30, 2007
Meeting Minutes - November 13, 2015
Next Meeting: None scheduled at this time.
Operational Area 9, Appendix B to the Florida EAS Plan
Questions, E-mail: Emergman@CollierGov.net