Virtual Day of Preparedness

[UPDATED October 6 with completed videos from the event]
On Saturday, September 26, 2020, please drop in from 10-2 pm for virtual presentations from our keynote experts and Bainbridge Prepares Team Leads regarding COVID-19, earthquakes, wildfires, power outages, and more. Be sure to register for the event in case of last minute changes.
Here is the Zoom link for login. The passcode is 487451.

We’ll have keynotes on emotional resilience in the face of natural disasters, and a history of earthquakes on Bainbridge Island, followed by a live Q&A session with our leadership team and team leads. 
Be sure to watch the new videos from our Team Leads and bring your questions to the live Q&A at 1pm on September 26. 

September 26 Agenda

  • 10:00 AM Welcome! 
  • 10:05 AM History of Earthquakes on Bainbridge: Steve Angster, PhD, Jessie Pearl, PhD
  • 11:30 AM Emotional Resilience in Times of Disaster: Avanti Bergquist, MD
  • 1:00 PM Open Q&A with Partnership Leadership and Team Leads
+ Slides from Avanti Bergquist, MD
+ Slides from Dr. Angster
To register for the event, click here.Zoom information will be sent via Eventbrite.

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Stephen Angster
Dr. Stephen Angster
Dr. Jessie Pearl
Dr. Jessie Pearl
Dr. Stephen Angster and Dr. Jessie Pearl will present the history of earthquakes on Bainbridge Island. 

Dr. Angster is a Research Assistant at University of Nevada, Reno, and a former geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey. Dr. Pearl is a Mendenhall Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the U.S. Geological Survey in Seattle.
Dr. Avanti Bergquist will speak on emotional resilience.
Dr. Avanti Bergquist

Dr. Avanti Bergquist, MD, MS, FAPA, DFAACAP is a physician with board certifications in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry as well as Adult Psychiatry. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), and serves in the Washington State Psychiatric Association (WSPA). Dr. Bergquist is also an elected member of the School Board for the Renton School District.

Town Hall Q&A

At 1pm we’ll have our senior leadership team and many of our Team Leads on hand to answer any and all of your questions. Be sure to watch the new videos from our Team Leads

Special thanks to Andrew Taylor for the editing on all our videos!

The event is sponsored by Bainbridge Prepares, the City of Bainbridge Island, the Bainbridge Island Fire Department, the Kitsap Regional Library, the Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island, Bainbridge Island Metro Parks & Recreation District, BARN, and Puget Sound Energy.