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CAPIO Emergency Communications Academy attendee, Jon Barilone

Principal Jon Barilone to Attend the 2022 CAPIO Emergency Communications Academy

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CAPIO Emergency Communications Academy attendee, Jon BariloneTripepi Smith Principal Jon Barilone will soon expand the firm’s expertise in emergency communication management. Jon will be joining the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) for their Emergency Communications Academy on May 17 and 18, 2022.

During the Academy, attendees will learn about several aspects of emergency communications, including: leading during a crisis, working with multiple agencies during emergencies and combating misinformation. On day two of the event, attendees will be onsite at the Cal OES State Emergency Operations Center in Mather, California. There, they will apply their new knowledge through team exercises that help them learn about press conferences, on-camera interviews and the organization of joint information centers (JICs).

“At Tripepi Smith, we are always grateful to CAPIO for unique training and networking opportunities like this. As fellow public sector communicators, we love taking advantage of CAPIO’s tools and resources in our shared mission to keep the public informed and educated,” said Jon. “I am looking forward to this hands-on emergency communications training and bringing home valuable lessons and exercises for my Tripepi Smith teammates.”

Tripepi Smith is a proud Diamond Sponsor of CAPIO to help make their resources and tools to local government communicators more accessible.

About the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO)

CAPIO is a membership organization serving more than 700 professionals throughout the public sector who engage communities through honest and transparent communication. CAPIO provides education and networking that helps its members and their agencies develop and advance. CAPIO is the leading professional organization dedicated to advancing public communicators through training, resources and networking to strengthen and engage communities—a fundamental piece of good government.

About Tripepi Smith

Tripepi Smith is a marketing, technology and public affairs firm based in Orange County, CA. Its clients include for-profit, nonprofit and public agencies throughout the state of California. The firm’s unique mix of marketing and technology prowess provides a competitive advantage for organizations seeking to leverage the Internet to achieve their communication goals. Tripepi Smith provides full content creation services, including: ghostwriting, collateral development, photography, video production, search engine optimization, email marketing, crisis communications, social media management and website design and execution. Tripepi Smith clients include: City of Santa AnaCity of Culver CityCity of Rolling Hills EstatesCity of TracyCity of Santa CruzCity of SnoqualmieCity of CupertinoCity of Daly CityCity of La Cañada FlintridgeCity of ParamountCity of Huntington BeachCity of El CerritoCity of Indian WellsCity of Yuba CitySanta Clara County Fire DepartmentIndustry Business CouncilNHA AdvisorsCalChoiceCalifornia Joint Powers Insurance AuthorityRowland Water DistrictCalifornia Contract Cities AssociationCalifornia City Management FoundationLeague of California CitiesInstitute for Local GovernmentRenne Public Law GroupInland Empire Utilities Agency and Climatec Energy Services.