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Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) is the term favored by government entities for mitigation and planning strategies that create resilience to a department's operations and allow services to continue to be provided in the face of a range of challenges

City of Sparks COOP Training Schedule

Webinar COOP Refresher

Date:               Thursday, April 18, 2024
Time:               9:00 to 11:00 am
The webinar link will be sent to you in the registration confirmation via email.

Webinar link will be included in the registration confirmation.

Risk Solutions International and the COOP Planning team are looking forward to seeing you at the upcoming webinar.

This 2-hour session will recap the system’s features and capabilities in addition to the following goals:

●  Review and answer attendees’ questions about Continuity of Operations Planning

●  Instruction on how to publish/print your individual COOP Plan

●  How to leverage system reports


Final TTX Exercise

Thursday | May 9, 2024                In-Person Training
9:00 am - 12 pm                             Final Table Top Exercise
                                                          Galena Property Services

City of Sparks City Hall
Lower Level Training Room
431 Prater Way  | Sparks, NV  89431



A table top exercise (often referred to as TTX) is a training tool that simulates emergency situations in an informal environment and are an integral part of proper emergency preparedness.

Our facilitator, Gayle Sherman, Galena Property Services, will  guide the exercise participants through a dangerous scenario to practice their response strategies.
These TTX training opportunities are conducted in low risk and low stress environment in a way that allows your department team members to get familiar with their responsibilities, procedures and processes should it become necessary to respond to an emergency in your community.

Project Team

City of Sparks - Emergency Management
Chief Scott Means


Jessica Adams, MPH

Homeland Security Program Assistant | Washoe County Emergency Management

Office: 775.337.5859 | Work Cell: 775.624.4084
24/7 Staff Duty: 775.379.5995  

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