Virginia Emergency Support Team (VEST) Training Program

Virginia Emergency Support Team (VEST)

 VEST Training Schedule January – July 2018

Date Course Number and Topic
 January 5 VEST 200: ESF Exercise Planning Seminar and Workshop
 January 19 VEST 200: WebEOC Workshop- Regions
 January 26 VEST 200: WebEOC Workshop- ESFs
 February 9 VEST 200: EMAC Seminar/Tabletop Exercise
 February 16 VEST 200: WebEOC Workshop- Finance and Plans Sections
 February 23 VEST 200: Regional Integration with VEST- Request Management
 March 2 VEST 200: WebEOC Workshop- Operations, Logistics, &  PIO
 March 9 VEST 200: Financial Reporting for Events Seminar
 March 16 VEST 200: Situational Status and IAP Development Workshop
 March 30 VEST 200: COVEOP Roles and Responsibilities Seminar
 April 6 VEST 200: Taskforce Seminar and Tabletop Exercise
 April 13 VEST 200: Plans/JIC Coordination Seminar and Drill
 April 20 VEST 200: Hurricane Planning Taskforce Seminar and Tabletop Exercise
 April 27 VEST 200: VESTEX Preparation Workshop (Session 1)
 May 4 VEST 200: VESTEX Preparation Workshop (Session 2)
 May 18 VEST 200: VDEM Communications with ESF Partners
 June 1 VEST 200: Essential Elements of Information (EEI) Workshop
 June 8 VEST 200: Leadership Reporting Workshop
 June 15 VEST 200: Future Planning Tabletop Exercise
 June 22 VEST 200: CAPABILITY DAY
 June 29 VEST 200: VOPEX Preparation

These workshops are designed for members of the Virginia Emergency Support Team (VEST).  To register, go to the Commonwealth of Virginia Learning Center at http://covlc.virginia.gov.

VEST Office

Michelle Oblinsky, VEST Director, 804-674-2421, michelle.oblinsky@vdem.virginia.gov

Matt Wall, VEST Coordinator, Team A, 804-674-2405, matthew.wall@vdem.virginia.gov

Kate Archie, VEST Coordinator, Team B, 804-212-5437, kate.archie@vdem.virginia.gov

Patrick Cox, VEST Coordinator, Team C, 804-332-3445, patrick.cox@vdem.virginia.gov

Location

Virginia Emergency Operations Center (VEOC)

7700 Midlothian Turnpike

North Chesterfield, VA 23235

 

Be ready. Be willing to help.

Virginia Disaster Relief Fund