Community Emergency Response Training (CERT)

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Upcoming CERT Schedule

Our upcoming CERT events are scheduled for the following dates, subject to change. 

Spring 2023 CERT Training

Skills Training: May 9, 11, 16, 18 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Drill: Saturday, May 20 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Registration

CERT costs $25 for City of Kirkland residents. 

Sign up for our Spring CERT class here!

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Get involved with your neighborhood's CERT group! Find out how to contact your neighborhood lead below:

Central Houghton

There are currently no neighborhood lead representatives for Central Houghton. Contact us at KirklandEM@kirklandwa.gov to learn more about your neighborhood and how to become a lead!

Everest

Contact:

Steve Weinberg

Everest.CERT@gmail.com

Evergreen Hill (representing the greater Kingsgate and northeast area)

Contact:

Bobby Ives and Shaunise Ryan

EvergreenHillCERT@gmail.com

Finn Hill

Contact:

Jym McMurdo

FinnHillCERT@gmail.com

Highlands

Contact:

Lani Alvarez

HighlandsKirklandCERT@gmail.com

 

Juanita

Contact KirklandEM@kirklandwa.gov for contact information for the Juanita Neighborhood Lead!

Lakeview

Contact:

Todd Stefan

todd_stefan@comcast.net

Market

Contact KirklandEM@kirklandwa.gov for contact information for the Market Neighborhood Lead!

Moss Bay

There are currently no neighborhood lead representatives for Moss Bay. Contact us at KirklandEM@kirklandwa.gov to learn more about your neighborhood and how to become a lead!

Norkirk

There are currently no neighborhood lead representatives for Norkirk. Contact us at KirklandEM@kirklandwa.gov to learn more about your neighborhood and how to become a lead!

North Rose Hill

Contact KirklandEM@kirklandwa.gov for contact information for the North Rose Hill Neighborhood Lead!

South Rose Hill / Bridle Trails

Contact:

Kelley Price

BridleTrailsCERT@gmail.com

Totem Lake

We currently do not have a neighborhood lead representative for Totem Lake. Contact us at KirklandEM@kirklandwa.gov to learn more about your neighborhood and how to become a lead!

 

Not sure what neighborhood you belong to? Check out this map(PDF, 4MB) to see Kirkland's neighborhood boundaries.

 


About CERT

CERT is a hands-on training that teaches individuals how to prepare their homes and neighborhoods to respond to a disaster.

Learn skills like fire suppression, disaster first aid, search and rescue techniques, assisting professional responders, responding to suspected terrorist incidents, reducing survivor stress, and preparing individuals and communities for emergencies.

Learn more about the nationwide CERT program here.

If you are interested in CERT and the emergency preparedness system and want to learn more, you may also find these offerings of interest:

Introduction to Community Emergency Response Team (CERTs) 

CERT and the Incident Command System (ICS) 

Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS)

 

 

Preparedness Classes