Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness Contact:  Mike Tewell  |  How to Contact

Between May and July 2018, each household is being given a red booklet titled “Charbonneau Country Club Emergency Preparedness Plan,” in which you will find information about readiness planning for your own home.  In addition, there are specific, CHOA related materials included in the CCC packet for your reference and detailed below.

After July 2018, the red booklets are being distributed to new residents where the materials had not been left in the home by the previous resident.  If you do not have this red booklet about emergency preparedness in your home, contact our CHOA New Resident Liaison, Janet McGarrigle, 503-720-2480 or janmcboone@comcast.net.

CHOA Disaster Plan — Core Principle: “Shelter in Place”

  1. Stay in your home and take care of your family and household safety
  2. Follow the guidelines in the CCC Emergency Preparedness Plan, starting with “What to Do NOW!
  3. The CHOA Emergency Preparedness Team will gather at Rec Hall C, adjacent to the pool on Lafayette Way.
  4. Emergency Preparedness Team members will begin checking all CHOA neighborhoods.
  5. Households with the “HELP” sign displayed will be assisted first.
  6. After assessing the impact of the disaster, the Emergency Preparedness Team members will develop a Disaster Response Plan.
  7. The CHOA Disaster Response Plan details will be communicated either door-to-door or via available communication technology.

CHOA Emergency Preparedness Team

Team Leader: Eric Hoem, 503-694-6036 (h), 503-341-3996 (c), erichoem@comcast.net

NeighborhoodCaptainsPhoneEmail
ANorene Quam503-694-8079Norene_q@msn.com
BBetsy Knudsen503-694-8422ebknudsen@comcast.net
CBob Miller503-840-0323bkjcmiller@comcast.net
ERoger McGarrigle503-720-1694Roger.mcgarrigle@comcast.net
FAl Landis
Mary Fieweger
Joe Fieweger
Paul Lehto
503-550-7263
503-519-4388
503-317-8744
503-694-1229
landisawl@gmail.com
Maryfieweger4@gmail.com
Joefieweger@yahoo.com
plfinn22@gmail.com
GMike Tewell
Gary DiCenzo
503-789-6833
503-750-2650
mptewell@comcast.net
gdicenzo@comcast.net

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