The Citizen Corps is responsible for creating opportunities for individuals to volunteer to help their communities prepare for and respond to emergencies by bringing together local leaders, citizen volunteers and the network of first responder organizations, such as public safety departments, EMS, Health, and Transportation and Environmental Services. The Citizen Corps will also encourage Alexandrians to prepare their families, their neighborhoods, and their communities and offer, where appropriate, assistance to the emergency response agencies.
The Citizen Corps Council meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Approximately four hours per month are required of Council members.
Number of Members:
5 Citizen Members
1 Representative of the Alexandria Chapter of the American Red Cross
1 Representative of the Alexandria Business Community
1 Representative of Alexandria Civic Associations
1 Representative of the Alexandria Commission on Persons With Disabilities
1 Member in good standing of the CERT Program
1 Citizen Designated by the Alexandria School Board
1 Representative of the Crime Prevention Council, or an individual with law enforcement or crime prevention experience
1 Representative of the Emergency Medical Services Council, Medical Reserve Corps, or a person with emergency medical response experience
Term of Service:
City Staff Contact:
Corey Smedley, Office of Emergency Management, 703.746.5256
For further information about the responsibilities of this board or commission, or to apply to serve on this board or commission, contact Gloria Sitton in the City Clerk's Office at 703.746.4550.