EC & AEC Training

Effective Date: Ongoing Staff Development

 Typical Duties:
  • Continued participation in ARES management duties as assigned
  • Completion of Disaster Deployment Core Training and Qualification
  • Completion of chosen MAC Specialty Course and Qualification
  • Active membership in Sacramento ARES for one year (may be waived by the EC)
  • Active ARRL membership
 Required Training:
 Continued Eligibility:
  • Continued MAC qualification
  • Participate in at least two weekly (Monday night) nets per month
  • Complete two online supplemental training articles per month
  • Participate in at least two county activations within each two year period. (Note that this is an average of just one activation per year, but provides more flexibility in the case of travel or other scheduling limitations.) The activations may include: MAC drills, public service events, real emergency incidents, or other activations as approved by the Emergency Coordinator/Assistant Emergency Coordinator.


  • Participate in at least one county activation and at least one county “End of Year Summary” class within each two year period. (Note that this option will still ensure the minimum level of currency with county standards and procedures, but is more difficult to schedule since there is only one “End of Year Summary” class each year.)