Community Emergency Preparedness Committee

The Community Emergency Preparedness Committee was established to support and help coordinate collaborative town-wide efforts to prepare residents to respond to emergencies of all kinds. The general focus of the Committee is on tangible, practical, cost-effective actions regarding emergency preparedness that can be implemented at the local level.

Establishment Resolution


Meetings: Second Tuesday of the month.

A liaison from the Town Council and the Ross Valley Fire Department, plus 7 members representing varying stakeholders. Committee member term lengths are three (3) years. Learn about the stakeholder groups.

Member Position Term Expiration
Cindy Swift Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) 3/31/2026
James Fair Firewise 2/28/2026
Jody Timms Age Friendly Fairfax 2/28/2026
Jeremy Nieuwenhuijs, Chair Community Member At-large 5/31/2026
Christine Aralia, Vice Chair Community Member At-large 6/30/2026
Vacant Ross Valley Fire Liaison N/A
Chance Cutrano Town Council Liaison N/A
Vacant - to be appointed by Chamber The Fairfax Chamber of Commerce
Vacant Neighborhood Response Group (NRG)

To Apply: The Town is seeking applications for the Committee!  Click here to learn more and to apply.

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