Michael Cummings was selected for his outstanding work improving and coordinating the team's radio communications equipment. Captain Kovar said Michael's work has been “stellar” in improving our ability to communicate in the field by ensuring existing equipment is fully utilized, and by extending our infrastructure with new technologies. Michael has attended and represented the team in several County and State conferences, and has been instrumental in setting up the team's repeater, the cell phone tower, and other communications devices.
Natalie Gore was selected for her outstanding effort and leadership during the June full-team training at the Bear Creek Staging Area in Briones Regional Park. Putting on a team training involves a tremendous amount of effort and responsibility. Natalie took on the challenge, planning and organizing the event over many, many hours. The result was an outstanding team training with challenging logistical coordination involving more than half a dozen role players.