Region 8 Given Green Light for Operation: What the Flood

Mike Lee

Mike Lee, a native of Chicago, graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in Creative Writing. At LMU, Mike developed international and domestic volunteer trips and served as the Volunteer Coordinator for the Student Veterans Organization. Mike’s professional background is in advertising and marketing, and has experience in executing large print and digital campaigns for non-profit and tourism clients. He lives in Los Angeles where he thinks a lot about dogs, bourbon, and the Chicago Bears.

Late last night, Team Rubicon was one of the few agencies given the green light by local authorities to begin flood recovery operations in Colorado. Over the next 24 hours, the team on the ground is placing priority on securing lodging, food, and a location for our incident command post. With these established, the team will continue recon, damage assessments, and will identify other communities in need of assistance.

The full volunteer response will be begin on Thursday, Sept. 19. Region 8 volunteers should continue to check OrgAction for more info and register availability.