Base Camp Orientation & Etiquette-Silicon Valley Campus - Carnegie Mellon University

Base Camp Orientation & Etiquette

Monday May 23, 11:00 am, Bldg 23, Rm 118

Lisa Solomon, San Jose Fire Communications, Training and Development Senior

Summary: An Incident Base Camp is the command and support environment established to manage a large scale emergency. Navigating the structure, components, and personnel assigned to an Incident Base Camp can be a daunting endeavor. Learn from a seasoned logistics expert how to feel comfortable and confident when assigned to an Incident Base, and what is (and isn't) expected of you.

About the speaker: Lisa Solomon has been in Public Safety for 25 years. She is a Senior Public Safety Dispatcher for San Jose Fire Dept. as well as Deputy Director of the Department’s Incident Dispatch Team. As an Incident Communication Manager, Lisa has been deployed numerous times to local and state incidents. She is also a Communications Specialist with FEMA USAR Task Force 3. Lisa has been an instructor with the California Fire Chiefs Association for several years.