As members of both the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (National VOAD) and Pennsylvania Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (PAVOAD), Southeastern Pennsylvania Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (SEPA VOAD) is a forum where organizations share knowledge and resources throughout the disaster cycle preparation, response and recovery to help disaster survivors and their communities.
SEPA VOAD coordinates planning efforts and, during a disaster, matches community needs with services provided by member agencies. This cooperative effort is an effective way for a wide variety of organizations to work together in a crisis.
The SEPA VOAD adhere to the principles established by the National VOAD. The principles are referred to as the 4C's:
Co-Chair Tim Elbertson
Department of Public Safety
Co-Chair Julia Menzo
Co-Chair Janet Zeis
Chester County Department of