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VERT - Veteran Emergency Response Team

Whether you're a veteran of the armed services, a civilian first responder, or a medical professional, find a new mission for your skills by joining Region IX's Veteran Emergency Response Team.

  • Join a new team of veterans and "bridge the gap" when disaster strikes
  • Find a new mission and community of peers that serves its neighbors in times of crisis
  • Lead service projects in your local community

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The Support Squad

The Support Squad is an $11 monthly membership option critical to the success of Team Rubicon. This recurring donation is an investment in the development of a VERT in Region IX. Benefits include:

  • Exclusive deals from the Team Rubicon Store
  • Participate in local service projects with your regional VERT
  • Receive updates from your regional team and invitations to local events

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Latest from The Region IX Blog

In the Words of a Clay Hunt Fellow

Region 1 communications manager Dana Braverman sat down with Clay Hunt Fellow Ryan Ginty to get a participant’s perspective on the Clay Hunt Fellows Program. Tell us a little bit about […]

Operation: Steelhead Wraps Up in Washington

In response to the landslide that devastated the town of Oso, Washington on March 22, Region 10 launched Operation: Steelhead to provide assistance to those affected in any way possible. […]

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Regional Managers


Sam Brokenshire served ten years in the United States Marine Corps as a Marine rifleman temporarily assigned as an Intelligence Chief. Sam likes Raku pottery and watching period movies with his wife and two dogs.

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Finance and Admin

Amanda McDonald served in the Army and National Guard as an intelligence analyst and Arabic linguist and has deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. She holds a B.S. in Aerospace Studies from American Military University.

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Gordon Rupp has been involved in various police, fire, SAR, and EMS organizations for the past 40 years. Rupp's hobbies include bee keeping and raising carnivorous plants.

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Liz Hansen specialized in information operations and command information while deployed with the US Army to Afghanistan in 2010-2011. She holds a Bachelors in Nursing with graduate work in Public Heath from Tulane University School of Tropical Medicine.

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Sue Johnson is retired Army. She has been involved with several non-profits and currently lives on Maui. When not working on TR, Sue is usually found relaxing, enjoying life, and looking for her next adventure.

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