Tag Archives: Cindi Barker

Wondering how Seattle fared with “No Power, No Bars?”

Thanks to those of you who showed up today to participate in, or watch, our field exercises this morning! We activated three of our West Seattle emergency communication hubs as part of this citywide communication exercise. While this exercise took place … Continue reading

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Donation from VIEWS will help fund new equipment for our West Seattle Hubs!

We’re thrilled and grateful that we are among three organizations that received a donation from VIEWS in late September! West Seattle Blog has more  details here. Many thanks to VIEWS for their support of the West Seattle Emergency Communication Hubs!

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Congratulations to our own Cindi Barker!

We learned today that Cindi Barker has received national recognition as a Community Preparedness Champion from FEMA for her ongoing efforts to establish emergency communication hubs throughout Seattle, as well as those here in West Seattle. The West Seattle Blog … Continue reading

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Outreach season is off to a good start!

Thanks to those of you who stopped by our West Seattle Be Prepared booth at the 5th Annual West Seattle Bee Festival! It was a beautiful day for a festival, and we enjoyed bee-ing there. Following is a photo of … Continue reading

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Earthquakes in the news this week, as 2015 wraps up!

Coincidentally, earthquake-related topics and a real earthquake were in the local news this week. Thought we would call them to your attention, so they don’t get overlooked in the holiday hoopla! First, the City of Seattle released a new natural … Continue reading

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Emergency Communication Hubs in the news this week…

Wanted to call to your attention an article about the emergency hub network in Crosscut that came out yesterday.  They interviewed Cindi Barker, founder of the West Seattle Emergency Communication Hubs, who is also on the leadership team that is … Continue reading

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Preparedness month follow-up

As we noted early this fall, October was preparedness month in Washington state. Cindi Barker from our group provided her insights and tips for getting prepared to the West Seattle Blog for their PACK YOUR BAG! series. Did you participate? … Continue reading

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