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Vol. IX No. 4 (August 1968)

State of Wisconsin civil defense and disaster control news bulletin : vol. IX, no. 4 : August 1968,   pp. [1]-[4] PDF (2.0 MB)


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STATE OF WISCONSIN
CIVBA9EPENS AND 9ZASTER CMTB01
WARREN P. KNOWLES
NEWS BULLETIN                                    Governor
Published by the DIVISION OF EMERGENCY GOVERNMENT  BRUCE L. BISHOP
Editor:  R. W. Curley                                Administrator
VOL. IX NO.4            4802 Sheboygan Avenue, MADISON, WISCONSIN 53702  AUGUST 1968
GOVERNOR'S CD CONFERENCE ON SEPTEMBER 5th
The annual Fall Governor's Conference on Disaster Preparedness
has been scheduled for September 5 at the Lincoln Park
Fieldhouse in Manitowoc. Local civil defense directors, govern-
ment heads and other officials with emergency responsibilities
in their counties and communities should mark this date on
their calenders, and attend if at all possible. An earlier
conference held at the Park Motor Inn at Madison on March 6
drew an overflow attendance of over 300 persons, so a large
turnout is expected.
The Conference theme will deal with the responsibilities of
government and citizens alike in preparing effective plans to
meet the threat of all types of disasters and the basic ingredients
it@  e included in such a plan.
SIAC COMMITTEE MEETS
Members of the Broadcast Services Sub-Committee of the
Wisconsin State Industry Advisory Committee (SIAC) met on
July 10 at the State Primary Emergency Operating Center
(EOC) in the Hill Farms State Office Building at Madison for a
discussion of procedures and problems relating to the operation
* he Emergency Broadcast System (EBS) in Wisconsin. Topics
included technical and operating problems, changes in EBS
procedures in emergency situations, implementation of oper-
ational area systems, and CD readiness at the Area EOC's.
Committee members or their representatives in attendance were
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Conference subjects on the agenda will include "The Plan, The
Place, and The People" and will feature disucssions and
presentations involving Area CD Directors Robert Hensen, Tony
Testolin and Robert Williams and selected civil defense repre-
sentatives from their respective areas. This will be followed with
a summary of the material covered by an audience panel chaired
by Stanley Grimstad, Division of Emergency Government
Liaison Officer for Milwaukee county.
The Conference Theme and Welcome addresses to the officials
will be given by James Gruentzel, Acting Division Adminis-
trator, and Mayor Robert Rand of Manitowoc.
Keynote speaker for the Conference will be Gov. Warren P.
Knowles (schedule permitting) with William K. Chipman, OCD
Deputy Ass't. Director (plans & opns.), scheduled to speak at
the evening banquet to be held at the Elk's Country Club. A
social hour and display of exhibits will also be held in the
evening and a special afternoon program has been arranged for
the wives of conference attendees.
SEE YOU ON SEPTEMBER 5!
TESTOLIN NAMED AS EMERGENCY
RESOURCES PLANNER
Anthony Testolin, Northwest-West Central Area Civil Defense
Director since September 1966, has been appointed by Acting
Administrator James A. Gruentzel as the new Emergency
Resources Planner for the Division of Emergency Government.
Testolin placed first among the 16 candidates who took the
civil service examination for the position. Testolin's duties will
involve the implementation of state-wide programs and plans
dealing with the emergency management of resources in
Wisconsin in event of a nuclear attack emergency. He will
maintain his office at Division headquarters in Room 99-A of
the Hill Farms State Office Building in Madison.
Prior to joining state civil defense in 1966, Testolin was a
sergeant in the State Patrol. A native of Brownsville, Wis., he is a
graduate of the Traffic Police Administration course at the
Northwestern University Traffic Institute and has attended
numerous civil defense courses at the OCD Staff College in
Battle Creek, Mich. He is married and has two children.
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