California Emergency Volunteers, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity serving volunteer first responders in Northern California. The organization was founded by David Coursey, N5FDL and has a five-member board of directors.
Our primary focus is on training. We offer a highly-successful Amateur Radio training program as well as topical courses and specialized training for volunteer responders. We also operate a notification system and support Amateur Radio repeaters and other technologies used by emergency volunteers.
Presently, our members are primarily from Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) and Amateur Radio organizations in San Joaquin and Contra Costa Counties.