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Command Structure

Riverside County RACES is a volunteer organization and serves under the supervision of the County of Riverside Emergency Management Department. Our RACES team is organized to ensure communication support across the county. The RACES organizational structure is detailed below.

* All members listed below are County of Riverside Emergency Management Department volunteers. For program administration matters, please contact the Emergency Management Department directly.


Chief Executive Officer

Maureen Hiemstra, K6BSC


Operations Section Chief West

  • Todd Voigts, KJ6DGG

Primary EOC - Howard Elovitz, W6FL  

  • Health Department Operations Center - Vacant

Northwest Branch - Jerry Sincich, KI6RLI​

  • Corona South District - Jerry Sincich, KI6RLI
  • Norco District - Vacant 
  • Riverside District - Ron Braley, KE6RYX
  • ​Westmont Village District - Vacant
  • Eastvale/Jurupa Valley District - Vacant
  • Moreno Valley District - Vacant

Southwest Branch - Todd Voigts, KJ6DGG

  • Menifee/Sun City District - Eric Holmquist, W6ETR
  • South District (Lake Elsinore/Wildomar) District - Vacant
  • Temecula/Murrieta District - Mark Utley, KD6TJU
  • Diamond Valley (Hemet/San Jacinto) District - Bill Stewart, W6WDS
  • Perris District - Vacant

Riverside County Emergency Management Health Care Coalition 

  • Jerry Sincich, KI6RLJ


Operations Section Chief East

  • Scott Morse, KC6SKM
  • ​East County EOC​ - Guy Chabot, KS6F

Bautista Branch - Vacant

  • Mountain District - Vacant
  • Anza/Aguanga District - Vacant

Oak Glen Branch - Sam Shoemaker, KI6NME

  • Banning District- Steve Higbee, AJ6LN
  • Beaumont District - Alfred Blair, AE6AL
  • Calimesa District - Daryl Schlicke, WD6H

Desert East Branch - Vacant

  • La Quinta District - Richard Eisler, K6UAR
  • Indio District - Peter Sanders, KC9CAK
  • Palo Verde District - Frank Mathis, KD6FXO
  • Desert Center District - Vacant
  • Mecca/Thermal/North Shore District -  Vacant

Desert West Branch - Cameron Robbins, KJ6LWH

  • Palm Springs District - Bill Ruttan, KK6HRW 
  • Palm Desert/Indian Wells District - Bill Williams, KM6LAI


Administration Section Chief

  • Ken Rotker, W4OFE

Development Branch Mgr - Vacant

  • Training Coordinator - Victor Satoresi, KN6RNK
  • Exercise Coordinator - Vacant
  • Strategic Plan Coordinator - Vacant
  • Procedures - Vacant


Logistics Section Chief

  • Jeff Lloyd, N6FRW

Systems - Jeff Lloyd, N6FRW

  • Equipment
  • Communications trailer


  • Recruitment


Planning Section Chief

Filled as needed during an activation

  • Situation status
  • Resources
  • Documentation