The G291 Joint Information Center/Joint Information System class will be held April 15, 2021 at the Quality Inn, 1020 E Interstate Ave., Bismarck, ND beginning at 8:00 a.m. and ending at 5:00 p.m.
This training will equip Public Information Officers with the skills needed to establish and operate in a joint information center/joint information system. Participants will also gain a working knowledge of operational practices for performing PIO duties with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) multiagency coordination system. The course will demonstrate how JIC concepts are applied in a flexible and scalable manner at the local level.
This course is approved for ND POST Board credit.
This class will be held under pandemic precautions. Students will be screened and required to wear face masks at all time while in the classroom.
NDDES will reimburse North Dakota residents for meals and lodging according to state rates and policy. Participants must travel a distance greater than 50 miles to be eligible for reimbursement. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Quality Inn, 1030 E Interstate Ave., Bismarck (701-223-1911) and will be available until March 31, 2021. Ask for the DES Basic PIO-JIC/JIS block.
Questions may be directed to Larry Regorrah or Brenda Vossler.