Steering Committee

The Lamorinda CERT Steering Committee is composed of representatives from each of the three jurisdictions, Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda plus appointed officers as well as representatives from local fire and law enforcement.

Steering Committee Members


City/Dept. Members
Lafayette Chief Ben Alldritt, Virginia Merrifield, position open
Moraga Chief Jon King, Gordon Nathan, Charles MacNulty
Orinda Chief Ryan Sullivan, Patti Young, Bruce Macler
Moraga-Orinda Fire District Chief Dave Winnacker, Dennis Rein
St. Mary’s College of Calif Chief Hampton Cantrell
Registrar Julie Sparks
Program Manager Duncan Seibert
Volunteer Coordinator Diana Graham

Steering Committee Meetings

Meetings are held Bi-monthly at 9:00 AM in the Conference Room of the Hacienda de las Flores, 2100 Donald Dr., Moraga, CA. During the Shelter in Place event for the COVID-19 Pandemic, the meetings are held virtually using Zoom.

All Lamorinda CERT members are invited to attend and offer input into the running of the CERT program. If you would like to be invited, please email your request at least 2 days beforehand to: 

The schedule for 2022 is:

  • January 31, 2022
  • March 28, 2022
  • May 23, 2022 – note – not last Monday of month. One week early because of Memorial Day.
  • July 25, 2022
  • September 26, 2022
  • November 28, 2022