WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #19-02
CHANGES TO ARES IN CHARLOTTE AND HILLSBOROUGH COUNTIES
On Saturday December 1, 2018, per the request of the Charlotte County Emergency Management, Charlotte County ARES is being reorganized and is now a part of the Charlotte County CERT Program. Also per the request of Charlotte County Emergency Management, Jon Pellant W1JP was appointed the new Emergency Coordinator of Charlotte County ARES. Pellant has been part of Charlotte County CERT and Charlotte County ARES since 2016 and has had previous experience in ARES in the cities of Boston and New Your City.
On Saturday December 8, 2018, Roy Drury K4DCT, was appointed the interim EC for Hillsborough County ARES. Drury has been involved in Hillsborough County ARES for the last several years, was the Senior Assistant Emergency Coordinator, and was recently appointed to be an Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator for planning.