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Vicki Chase

Vicki Chase

Woodacre, CA 94973

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  • Communications/outreach
  • Community Wildfire Protection Plans
  • Fire prevention education
  • Firewise Communities / Defensible space
  • Ignition-resistant home construction
  • Wildfire risk assessment
Non-Member Affiliations:
  • Marin County Fire Department
  • Firewise Marin
  • VERG - Valley Emergency Readiness Group
  • NFPA

I am a retired registered nurse which gives me excellent assessment and communication skills. I am a volunteer with our local non-profit emergency readiness group VERG – Valley Emergency Readiness Group and we educate and organize neighbors to be prepared for emergencies – my particular interest is wildland fire as I live in the forest. I took a two-day course from NFPA in July called “Assessing Structures for Wild Land Fire Ignition Potential” and am in the process of becoming a Certified Wildland Fire Mitigation Specialist. I also volunteer with the Marin County Fire Department vegetation and fuels management program and FireWiseMarin. My main focus is to educate and motivate home owners to initiate, maintain and continue to expand their HIZ and Defensible Space.

FireWise Neighborhood Certification through FireWise USA

I am the Chair of our neighborhood FireWise Board and we are currently working on the neighborhood assessment and plan for certification. We have received Certification as a FireWise Neighborhood

Certification with NFPA - CWMS

I am preparing for the exam and doing home assessments. I plan to take the exam for certification in March 2019

Chair of the San Geronimo Valley Emergency Readiness Group

We are rewriting our mission statement, bylaws, roles and responsibilities. We are organizing neighborhood networks and planning a community wide chipper day on May 4th in conjunction with the National Fire Preparedness Day.