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Sacramento County ARES welcome document (2).pdf
Sacramento County Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES) is a program sponsored by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL). ARES is part of ARRL's field organization, which is composed of Sections, Districts, and Counties. The elected Section Manager appoints the ARES leadership. The Section Emergency Coordinator (Section EC) is the top ARES leader of each Section. The complete Sacramento County Organization Chart may be found by clicking here.
Within the Incident Command System ARES is defined as and functions as a "Group", and it can be called upon for its services by various served organizations.
The Sacramento County Office of Emergency Services (Sac OES) coordinates the Countywide response to large scale incidents and disasters. Sac OES is responsible for alerting and notifying appropriate agencies such as ARES when disaster strikes; coordinating all agencies that respond; ensuring resources are available and mobilized in times of disaster; developing plans and procedures in response to and recovery from disasters; and developing and providing preparedness materials for the public
The Sacramento ARES Welcoming Document that is viewable from this page explains the ARES organization and everything you need to complete as a member.