Annual Training
 316 W. 2nd st.   


March 2-3, 2017


Thursday, March 2, 2017

8:00 AM-8:30 AM        REGISTRATION

8:30 AM                       Welcome              Cindy Wiemann, GACA President

                                                                   Regenia Wells, GACA Secretary

8:45 AM-9:00 AM        Introductions of Attendees

9:00 AM-9:30 AM        Disasters in Georgia:            Gary Kelley, GDA

                                    Are you Prepared?                     Inspector General

9:30 AM-10:00 AM       Setting up an Animal Friendly Shelter       Venessa Sims, GDA


10:15 AM-11:15 PM     Setting up an Animal Friendly Shelter continued

11:15 AM-12:00 PM     Pet Friendly Shelter and ICS Forms Review     Venessa Sims, GDA

12:00 PM-1:00 PM       LUNCH

1:00 PM-2:00 PM         ESF 11-Local Animal Disaster Plans            Venessa Sims, GDA
2:15 PM-2:45 PM         Resources: Whose got them?  How do you get them?     Dr. George Chambless

USDA APHIS ESF 11 Coordinator

2:45 PM-3:15 PM         Who’s your BUDDY?        Venessa Sims, GDA

3:30 PM-4:00 PM         Lesson’s Learned from Hurricane Matthew      Venessa Sims, GDA

4:15 PM-5:15 PM         Large Animal/Equine Emergencies          Dr. Joanna Davis USDA Emergency Coordinator

5:15 PM-5:30 PM         Q&A Session


6:00 pm- until                Business meeting   All District officers and anyone wishing to be on the board 


Friday, March 3, 2017

8:00 AM-8:30 AM        Welcome and Exercise Briefing    Venessa Sims, GDA

8:30 AM                       Incident Check-In/StartEx

12:00-1:00 PM              LUNCH

2:30 PM                       EndEx

3:00 PM                       Hotwash & Q&A.