NRG Firewise Event 2022

April 2022 NRG FireWise Event

North Rodeo Gulch FireWise USA Meeting 2021

When: Saturday, Sept. 11th, 2021 (10:00 am-12:00 noon)

Where: 2340 North Rodeo Gulch Road (Locatelli Ranch), Soquel, CA


9:30Meet ‘n Greet; Bagels and spreads
10:00Introduction and Welcome
10:05Manu Koenig; Board of Supervisors, 1st District
10:15Plan for NRG (Susan Tatsui-D’Arcy; FireWise Leader)
10:20FireWise (Stephanie Smith; FireWise Coach with FSCSCC)
10:25Address Signs (Marco Mack; Deputy Fire Marshal Central Fire)
10:35Ham/MURS Radio Communication (Dawn Mackey; Bonny Doon Community Coordinator)
10:45CERT (Rosemary Anderson; Deputy Director for CERT Auxiliary)
10:55CODE-Red (Marco Mack; Deputy Fire Marshal Central Fire)
11:00Go Bags (Susan Tatsui-D’Arcy)
11:05Home Hardening (Tony Akin; Defensible Space/Wildland Fire Hazard Specialist Central Fire)
11:15Limbing Trees and Chipping (Matt Abernathy, Resource Conservation District)
11:20Products NOT to use (Anush Anand, Replace Vinyl, Save Your House)
11:30Innovative Products and Solutions: (F.A.C.E. (Arul Mathur; CEO F.A.C.E.)
11:40Innovative Products and Solutions: (John Simontacchi;
11:50Fire Insurance and Wildfire Defense Systems (Cindy Weigelt State Farm)

Thanks to our Speakers, Donors, Sponsors and Volunteers!


Manu Koenig

Marco Mack

Stephanie Smith

Dawn Mackey

Rosemary Anderson

Tony Akin

Matt Abernathy

Anush Anand

Arul Mathur

Susan Tatsui-D’Arcy


Carolyn Stallard

Susan Tatsui-D’Arcy

Deo Robbins

Karen Magrenet


Vulcan Vents

Safer Building Solutions

Shugart Building and Design

State Farm Insurance


Carolyn Stallard

Frank & Teresa Locatelli

Susan Tatsui-D’Arcy

Keith Gudger

Brian Dawson

John Robinson