The Psychology Behind Disaster Preparedness

The OVA Board of Directors will hold a Town Hall on Tuesday, March 2nd at 1:00 on the Psychology Behind Disaster Preparedness.

Sponsored by Map Your Neighborhood the program will feature Nancy Brown, Community Preparedness Program Manager for the County of Sonoma and Stuart Mitchell, certified Wildfire mitigation specialist who will share their insights into why don’t people prepare for imminent disasters…like wildfires.

If you would like to speak during the open forum, please join the meeting with this link:
Passcode: 859347 Webinar ID: 840 9276 1360

If you do not plan to speak during open forum, or cannot use Zoom, please watch with this link:

If you cannot join via Zoom but would like your open forum comment read, please send it to

Resources Discussed During The Meeting:

NeighborfestPulse Point
Learn about neighborfest by visiting:
PulsePoint notifications provide an early heads-up to local threats such as wildland fires, flooding and utility emergencies.

PrepTalks: Daniel Homsey “Neighborfest – Building Resilience from the Block Up!”



11-11-2021: Veterans Appreciation Event

Our program includes music, parading of the colors, speakers Charlie Ensley, Kathy Ruiz, Susuan Gorin & Jack Tibbetts and more. All veterans and familiy and friends of veterans are invited to our celebration. Veterans are encouraged to wear uniforms, ball caps, or insignias of the service in which they served.

Wildfire Risk to Communities Map

Wildfire risk is based on several factors: likelihood, intensity, exposure, and susceptibility. This website can help your understanding of which factors affect your community in