The CAER Board provides direction to the Chair of the CAER Working Committee on community issues, industrial policies, and priorities for Community Awareness (community liaison, public input) and Emergency Response activies.
2004 Board Members:
Current Chair Tom Strifler - Nova Chemicals
Current Vice-Chair Joe Dedecker - Mayor of St. Clair Township
Kirk Bailey - Suncor
Peter St. George - Shell Canada
Ron Huzingh - Bayer
Steve Bolt - Dow
Warren Burton - Imperial Oil
Glen Sonier - CEO Union Executive
Jim Bradshaw - Building Trades Executive
Phil Maness - Chief of Aamjiwnaang First Nation
Todd Case - Lambton County Warden
Robert Eick - Mayor of Port Huron Michigan
Dick Kirkland - Mayor of Point Edward
The CAER Board ensures industry and municipalities' accountability for emergency preparedness, incident prevention and response through the setting of performance standards and stewardship of results.
CAER WORKING COMMITTEE
(Reports to the CAER Board)
The CAER Working committee implements the policies and initiatives sponsored by the Board. The CAER Working committee also considers proposals for special programs brought forward by the Chair of the Community Awareness Committee (CAC) and the Chemical Valley Emergency Co-ordinating Organization (CVECO) providing direction on community and industrial policies, priorities and activities in Lambton municipalities.
COMMUNITY AWARENESS COMMITTEE (CAC)
(Reports to the CAER Working Committee)
Each industrial/municipal member involved in Mutual Aid provides a representative to the CAC. This committee serves the residents of Lambton County and St. Clair County (Michigan) through direct participation in programs and activities designed to increase the community's knowledge about the correct response of community members to emergencies, and the capabilities of the municipal/industrial emergency response.