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The Santa Cruz County Office of Emergency Services authorizes a volunteer Equine Evacuation and Assistance Unit. All members are registered by the Santa Cruz County Office of Emergency Services as Disaster Service Workers.
Equine Evacuation provides horse trailers, drivers, horse handlers and personnel to evacuate horses in disasters and as authorized by the Santa Cruz County Office of Emergency Services.
Requests for out of county mutual aid must be authorized by the Director of Santa Cruz County Emergency Services.
Following request for service by the designated agency, the Equine Evacuation Admin. representative will contact the appropriate Trailer Team Leader(s) or Evac. and Support Personnel.
On scene, the Equine Evacuation Task Force Leader will report to the Liaison Officer if that position has been filled. Otherwise the Task Force Leader (or designee) will report to the Incident Commander.
Liaison Officer or Incident Command will prioritize and direct evacuation efforts. Staging area for evacuation trailers and other aspects of the evacuation effort may be handled by Animal Services or Equine Evacuation personnel depending on the scope of the operation.
Coordination for boarding, food and veterinary support (long and short term) will be handled where appropriate by the Office of Emergency Services, American Red Cross and Animal Services.
Equine Evacuation Leadership Team Contact Information
|Coordinators/Staging Area Managers||Kenneth and Susan Coale||H 429-9604, c- 750-7580, c-750-9562|
|Scotts Valley||Jerry Dowdy||H 335-5587|
H-462-2068, c- 325-9584, w- 458-0809
H-408-315-9250 c- 408-353-2121
H 338-5942, c-234-7033 W- 454-2200
H-335-2335 C-359-9144 W-438-5537
Susan & Kenneth Coale
H 429-9604, c- 750-7580, c-750-9562
|San Lorenzo Valley||Sue and Lawrence Herzberg||H 338-4608 c 246-4907 / 246-4908|
|Skyline||David and Sarah Schoen|| H 408-867-1843 c 408-307-2318
|HAMS / Staging Area Manager||Hap Bullard||H 338-3650 c 246-0427|
H 425-7352 c 331-6227
H 335-1216 c 818-2848
|EOC / Finance||Patsy Wilkes||
H 423-3603 c 227-4774
|Advisors||Steve & Linda Richmond||H-335-3542, c-818-5586,
H 475-3323 c-332-6437