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Emergency Services Team Directory



Stephen Sammons
Director of Emergency Services
AKWG/ES
stephen.sammons@akwg.cap.gov
The Wing Director of Emergency Services is responsible for overseeing all emergency services operations throughout the Wing



Maj Caleb Newville, CAP
Deputy Director of Emergency Services
AKWG/DOS
caleb.newville@akwg.cap.gov  The Wing Deputy Director of Emergency Services is responsible for overseeing the directorate in the absence of the director.


Lt Col Jim Mullin, CAP
Search and Rescue Officer
AKWG/DOSR
jim.mullin@akwg.cap.gov
The Search and Rescue Officer works with the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center, Alaska State Troopers, US Coast Guard, and other volunteer SAR organizations to manage and execute Civil Air Patrol SAR missions in Alaska.

Maj Derk MacPherson, CAP
Disaster Relief Officer
AKWG/DOSD
The DRO coordinates with various federal agencies as well as the Department of Public Safety and the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) to facilitate support for statewide response to natural disasters and non-RCC directed Defense Support to Civilian Authorities (DSCA) missions. 
Lt Col Brian Porter, CAP
Emergency Services Training Officer
AKWG/DOST
brian.porter@akwg.cap.gov  The The ESTO oversees wing-level ICS team training, SAR and DR exercises, and supports local units as needed. 

SM Megan MacPherson, CAP
Assistant ESTO
AKWG/EST
megan.macpherson@akwg.cap.gov
The Assistant ESTO supports the ES staff by helping to develop and coordinate continuity of operations planning as well as suporting wing-level ICS team training, SAR and DR exercises, and supports local units as needed. 
Maj Jim McCarthy, CAP
WMIRS Manager
AKWG/ESW
jim.mccarthy@akwg.cap.gov
The WMIRS Manager coordinates mission funding and other aspects of WMIRS use, training, and integration into CAP missions.