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Enhancing and coordinating preparedness, response, and recovery efforts for Santa Barbara County during times of disaster.

Get Involved

Joining SBC VOAD opens doors to fostering partnerships, exchanging crucial information,
and collaborating on impactful projects. Your involvement is key to achieving our collective mission.

Join us today and make a difference where it matters most!

COMMUNICATION

Engage in regular information sharing about capacities, accomplishments, and commitments.

COLLABORATION

Work together through the formation of strategic partnerships and the establishment of shared goals.

COORDINATION

Seeking to match services to needs by recognizing the strengths and assets of each partner organization.

COOPERATION

Recognizing that working together helps to respond to a disaster effectively and to rebuild a community.

SBC VOAD works to help members prepare their own agencies for disaster and facilitates collaboration between agencies to assist Santa Barbara communities when disaster strikes through:

Our Mission

Meetings

SBC VOAD meetings are held quarterly, either online or in person. Members will receive invitations and agendas in advance of each meeting.

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The Executive Committee

CO-CHAIR

Alexis Nshamamba

Director of Housing & Quality Assurance, 

Good Samaritan Shelter

CO-CHAIR

Elisa Pardo

Program Manager, 

Communify

SECRETARY

Nicholas Nguyen

Director of Emergency Services, The Salvation Army

TREASURER

Jennifer Griffin

Executive Director,

Independent Living Resource Center

COMMUNICATION

Jessica Hodge

Disaster Program Manager,

American Red Cross

SBC VOAD

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