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Become a Coordinator

Get Involved with TRANSCAER by Becoming a Coordinator

Are you interested in becoming more involved in TRANSCAER®? An excellent way to be part of the program is to volunteer as a regional or state coordinator. Please note TRANSCAER is a voluntary organization and the role of a TRANSCAER coordinator is on a volunteer (non-paid) basis.

We are currently seeking coordinators to represent the following states:

  • District of Columbia
  • Hawaii
  • Iowa
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Oklahoma
  • Rhode Island
  • South Dakota
  • Utah
  • Vermont

Coordinator Responsibilities 

State Coordinators

  • Fulfill the yearly requirements checklist.
  • Establish a stakeholder contact list comprised of chemical and transportation industry expertise, emergency responders, and local emergency preparedness agencies. Provide updates on TRANSCAER regularly (at a minimum quarterly) to this stakeholder group.
  • Identify state TRANSCAER needs and opportunities by actively engaging, meeting, and collaborating with stakeholders.
  • Offer to conduct TRANSCAER presentations at trainings, LEPC meetings, local conferences, or to the public safety community.
  • Maintain a list of state TRANSCAER activities, contacts, and resources.
  • Keep your contact information updated on the TRANSCAER website. You can update under “My Account” once you are logged in.
  • Coordinate and facilitate TRANSCAER State Team meetings (if applicable, not all states have TRANSCAER State Teams).
  • Provide your Regional Coordinator with a report of state TRANSCAER efforts, training requests and identified issues so he/she may report this during NTTG meetings.
  • Commit 1-2 days a month for implementation of these responsibilities to TRANSCAER.

Regional Coordinators 

  • Fulfill the yearly requirements checklist.
  • Provide support to State Coordinators. Remember you are a liaison between the State Coordinators and the NTTG, please bring forward state issues during your regional report-outs at the NTTG meetings.
  • Keep your contact information updated on the TRANSCAER website. You can update under “My Account” once you are logged in.
  • Compile yearly success stories from TRANSCAER Coordinators within your region by the December NTTG meeting.
  • Distribute Appreciation Awards nominations within your region. Submit to the TRANSCAER Director the list of awards nominations by the end of each calendar year.
  • Commit at least 1-2 days a month for implementation of these responsibilities to TRANSCAER.

If you need more information before applying to be a coordinator, please contact the regional coordinator for the state you are interested in serving. Or reach out to Erica Bernstein, Director of Outreach, CHEMTREC, at ebernstein@chemtrec.com.

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