FEMA Basic Public Information Officer G-290 & FEMA Joint Information System/Center Planning for Public Information Officers G-291 will be held in Roswell (May 2-4) and in Albuquerque (May 9-11).
See flyer below for more location details.
Information for the Gallup PIO Classes will be advertised within the next month.
Sponsor: New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Prerequisites & Other Information
ICS 100 & ICS 700
Basic Public Information Officer G-290
The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job or as an auxiliary function at the State, local, or Tribal level of government.
Introduction to Emergency Public Information) includes individuals who would benefit from a general understanding of the emergency public information function. This audience would include elected and other officials with responsibilities that would necessitate their working with PIOs or the news media during an emergency incident.
Joint Information System / Center (JIS-JIC) G- 291
The purpose of this course is to build on the solo PIO competencies gained in the Basic Public Information Officers (PIO) (G290) course to applying those skills in an expanding incident where coordination is enhanced through the establishment of a Joint Information System (JIS)/Joint Information Center (JIC).
This training will equip PIOs with the skills needed to establish and operate in a JIS/JIC. Participants will also gain a working knowledge of operational practices for performing PIO duties within the NIMS multiagency coordination system.
The course will demonstrate how JIC concepts are applied in a flexible and scalable manner at the local levels.
Participants should bring their laptops to conduct class activities. No tuition is charged
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