Nov 2019 Offering

This course has been completed.

G290 - Basic Public Information Officer Training (APS Elective Course)
Date & Times
Nov 5 - 6, 2019 from 8 AM - 5 PM; Nov 7, 2019 from 8 AM - 12 PM

The Basic Public Information Officer Course (G0290) is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to start applying basic concepts underlying the Public Information Officer (PIO) role. This course can provide a basic understanding of the PIO function for those new to the position. This course will consider the value of communication before, during and after an incident. It will help PIOs identify critical audiences, both internal and external. The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job or as an auxiliary function at the federal, state, local, tribal or territorial level of government and in the private and nongovernmental sectors. This is the second course in the Public Information Training Series. The prerequisites for taking the G290 course are: G289, Public Information Officer Awareness Training; Participants can take the other prerequisites offered through the Independent Study section of the FEMA website: IS100.b, Introduction to Incident Command System (or ICS course for specific specialty: healthcare, public works, etc.); IS702.a, NIMS Public Information Systems; IS909, Community Preparedness: Implementing Simple Activities for Everyone. Completion of IS29 Public Information Officer Awareness may be substituted for the G289 course.

Max Attendance
25 (11 Open Seats)
City of Cape Girardeau Emergency Operations Center
1975 North Sprigg
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
POST Approved
Target Audiences
Emergency Management, Government Administrative, and Public Safety Communications (911)
Local Only

G289 OR IS029 OR IS702.a OR IS702 OR IS029.A
IS100.FW OR IS100.c OR IS100.PWa OR IS100.FWa OR IS100.PW OR IS100.LEb OR IS100.b OR IS100.LEa OR IS100.HCb OR IS100.SCa OR IS100.LE OR IS100.HE OR IS100.PWb OR IS100.HC OR IS100.SC OR IS100.a OR IS100.FDA OR IS100

Course Roster

Course registrants will be listed here along with their contributing role.

Name Organization
Parrott, Clark MSHP
Sexton, Jessica City of Cape Girardeau
Brennan, Nicolette City Of Cape Girardeau
Aceves, Evelyn Sikeston DPS
Church, Lisa Southeast Missouri Food Bank
Doerge, Linda Cape Girardeau Co Public Health
Hardy, Teddy Scott County EMA
Jones, Kylee Bollinger County Health Center
Koch, Amanda Bollinger County Health Center
Mann, Justin Southeast Missouri Food Bank
Mock, Amber Bollinger County Health Center
Morris, Amy Cape Girardeau Co. Public Health
Presley, Vanessa Cape Girardeau Co PHC
Volkerding, Jennifer Cape Girardeau Co Health
Wernsman, Jane Cape Girardeau Co PHC
Wratchford, Shelby National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency