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Vandenberg Village CERT

Vandenberg Village Association
Date last updated: Aug 27, 2014

General Information

Month and year the CERT Program was started: October 2013

Geographic Area: SANTA BARBARA (County)

Point of Contact:
Tamarah Taaffe
Vandenberg Village CERT Coordinator
Vandenberg Village Association
24 Stanford Circle
Vandenberg Village, CA 93436 - 1113

(805) 733-5501

CERT Web Site:


On average, this CERT Program conducts the CERT Basic Training Course 1 time a year.

Number of CERT classes that have graduated since the program started: 1

Number of individuals who have completed CERT Basic Training Course since the program started: 17

Local CERT Programs offer training to the general public and/or to particular groups in the community. This CERT Program holds classes for the following groups:

  • Specific neighborhood groups

Language(s) in which the program conducts CERT training:

  • English

Supplemental Training

Does this program offer or require supplemental training in addition to the CERT Basic Training Course? Yes

Supplemental training conducted, recommended, and/or required for CERT members:

  • Do not know


CERT in Action


Number of times the CERTs have responded in actual emergencies:0

Types of emergencies/disasters to which the CERTs have responded:

  • Not Applicable

Activities During Emergencies

Activities conducted by CERTs during past emergencies:

  • Not Applicable

Non-Emergency Functions

Non-emergency functions performed by CERT members:

  • Conducting or supporting threat/hazard assessments

  • Mitigation activities (including home safety/prevention assistance, such as winterizing homes, installing smoke detectors, etc.)

  • Conduct and support emergency preparedness efforts and projects, including sharing information with the public about protective actions and encouraging them to practice

  • Support emergency planning, exercises, and drills in the community, including for neighborhoods, schools, and businesses

  • Fire safety

Additional CERT Program Information