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Director of Operations 

Director of Operations (DO) - Lt Col Michael Prusak 

Staff

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Deputy Director of Operations - South
Deputy Director of Operations – North
Asst Director of Operations - Special Projects
Asst Director of Mission Resources
Logistical/Procurement Support Coordinator
Mission Quality Assurance Officer

Director of CERT Training

CERT Advisor
Asst Dir of CERT – NorCal
Asst Dir of CERT – Central Cal
Asst Dir of CERT – SoCal
CERT IT Manager

Emergency Services Training Officer

Deputy – ES Aviation Training
Deputy – ES Ground Training
Deputy – ES Ground Training
Asst Deputy – ES Ground Training
Deputy – ES Airborne Photography Training
Deputy – ICS Training
ES Operation Plans Coordinator
ES Training Call Coordinator
Redbird Simulator Coordinator

Duties

Operations is responsible for managing and directing all operational activities supporting Civil Air Patrol's three missions — aerospace education, cadet programs, and emergency services. These operational activities include developing and implementing operations plans, programs, and directives; establishing reporting procedures to determine the success of the operations program; coordinating operations matters with other staff agencies or interested agencies; developing standard operating procedures for the control and operation of CAP aircraft, and developing necessary operations policies and procedures to ensure mission accomplishment and to provide adequate guidance to subordinate personnel and units.

The Director of Operations manages and directs all operations activities. They shall:

  1. Develop and implement operations plans, programs, and directives.
  2. Establish reporting procedures to determine the success of operations programs.
  3. Coordinate operations matters with other staff agencies or interested agencies.
  4. Develop standard operating procedures for the control and operation of CAP aircraft.
  5. Develop necessary operations policies and procedures to ensure mission accomplishment and provide adequate guidance to subordinate personnel and units.
  6. Request the issuance of transportation and mission authorizations as requested.
  7. The operations officer should be familiar with CAPP 210, CAPP 211, CAPP 212, CAPP 213; CAP directives in the 50, 55, 60, and 62 series and parts 1, 43, 61, 63, 91, and 92 of FAA regulations.
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