"Part-15 Disaster Relief Effort"
*From:* [EMAIL PROTECTED]
[mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] *On Behalf Of *Sabrina
*Sent:* Thursday, September 08, 2005 12:04 AM
*Subject:* [WISPA] Part-15 Katrina Disaster Relief Effort Chief of
As Part-15's role in the Katrina Relief Effort has grown, so has
the need for more organization. This is a huge, complex project
and structure is necessary to keep all the elements working
Here is what Michael, Sabrina, and Claudia intend to put into
place. We need *your *help in making it work.
To manage transportation, finance, technical decision-making,
personnel, and equipment procurement and distribution, the project
needs five (5) volunteer Division Chiefs.
The Division Chief positions are outlined below. If you are
interested please e-mail me off-line at [EMAIL PROTECTED]
<mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]> stating which position you are
interested in as well as your qualifications. Examples of
experience would help us get to know you and make an informed
These positions are all remote and will not require your presence
on-site. As we gear up they will be labor intensive and require
long hours. We are also hoping to recruit individuals who will be
able to contribute for an extended period of time. Each position
will require a combination of independent work and team work. All
positions require an ability to monitor the listserv for content
relevant to your responsibilities.
*Technical Coordinator* - Responsible for managing the many
different technical requirements. This will include managing
technology-specific coordinators who are working on pulling
together / managing others in their specialty.
*Chief of Transportation* - Responsible for coordinating
transportation of volunteers and supplies to and from staging
sites, between staging sites, and from staging sites to work
sites. This includes research of possible transportation options
as well finding shippers and coordinating volunteer vehicles.
*Chief of Finance* - Responsible for tracking expenses and
managing donated funds. Includes deciding how limited donated
funds should be used.
*Chief of Personnel* - Responsible for monitoring and identifying
site personnel needs, recruiting appropriate personnel, and
assigning personnel to roles, projects, and teams. You will work
closely with Site Team Chiefs to meet site personnel needs and
Chief of Transportation to help the volunteers get to their work
*Chief of Supply* - Responsible for monitoring and identifying
site equipment and supply needs, tracking inventory, and assigning
equipment and supplies to sites. This requires significant
coordination with Site Team Chiefs to meet site needs and with the
Chief of Transportation to help get equipment and supplies to the
appropriate sites. This position requires an understanding of the
many types of technical items that will be used. You do not have
to know how to run them all, but you do need to understand what