September 15, 2012 - Region Meeting
The meeting of the California Region of the MRA was held on September 14, 2012. Malibu Mountain Rescue Team hosted the meeting at their Lost Hills station. Sixteen teams from the region were represented. The meeting was scheduled to start one hour later at 1000 hours to accommodate some of the distant teams to leave later in the morning. Members of the Monterey County Sheriffs Search and Rescue flew into Van Nuys Airport. The meeting last just over two hours. Discussions included team reports, joint operations, ASTM reports, upcoming accreditations/reaccreditations, and a report from the California State SAR Coordinators meeting.
Full details of the meeting will be included in the meeting minutes, soon to be posted.
After the meeting the Malibu team fired up their station barbecue and cooked some hamburgers and hot dogs for the meeting attendees. This allowed the attendees to meet and have informal discussions.
The next region meeting will be held on January 12, 2013, and will be hosted by Marin County.