IT'S A TEAM EFFORT!
T-CEP is made up of volunteer teams ready to respond to a specific aspect of a disaster. To join our terrific and fun volunteers please call the hotline at 310-455-3000.
Neighborhood Network educates individual neighbor-hood groups on how to organize and prepare for an emergency. During an emergency, the T-CEP Neighborhood Network Liaison provides neighborhood leaders with accurate and up-to-date information directly from the Emergency Operation Center . To organize your neighborhood, call and request one of our step-by-step information packets.
Hotline Team operates the T-CEP hotline "rumor control" telephone bank and gathers and disseminates accurate information to the community during an emergency.
Red Cross Shelter Team is responsible for opening and managing a Red Cross approved emergency shelter.
Pet Team offers information to prepare your pets for an emergency and free computer chipping to trace a lost animal.
Emergency Pet Information
Equine Education Team works closely with the LA County Department of Animal Care Control and helps local neighborhoods establish an evacuation plan for large animals in the event of a disaster.
Logistics is responsible for keeping the EOC up and running and keeps a record of residents with special talents and equipment that could come in handy during a disaster i.e. tractors, chainsaws, welders, four wheel drives, etc.
Mental Health Team provides crisis intervention to the Red Cross Shelter, the volunteers, and the community.
The Disaster Radio Team (DRT) is a group within T-CEP that focuses on communications during an emergency. It is responsible for maintaining a radio communications network and radio room at the EOC and for Red Cross Damage Assessment. During an emergency, the DRT also sends out Top of the Hour Reports available to anyone with a FRS radio.
Oliver Duggal 310 455-3000
Rebecca Goldfarb 310 455-0326
Hot Line Team:
Lynne Haigh 310 455-1696
Red Cross Shelter:
Lynn Dickhoff 310 455-1806
Susan Clark 310 455-7268
Alli Acker 310 455-3029
John Stevens 818 884-3112
Disaster Radio Team:
Joan Bellefontaine 310 455-3000
B. Anderson 310 455-3000
For web site, publicity or public relations needs, please contact our
Public Information Officer (PIO):
Michelle Johnson 310 455-1319
Lindajo Loftus 310 455-9181
Red Cross Liaison for Mental Health and Health:
Louise Thomas 310 455-1380
Arson Watch the "eyes of Topanga" operates under the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff Station. In addition to patrolling the area for potential fire dangers, this team supplies information to TCEP and the EOC. Contact Abigail Bok 310 455-1179 www.arsonwatch.com
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) assists with the provision of emergency medical triage and care in the event of a major emergency or disaster. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT): Brad Davis 310 455-0673