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Member Requirements

All requirements must be completed and turned in before becoming a member.

View the online Orientation  

The orientation includes an intro to the MRC and reviews all of the following membership requirements. Print your quiz results upon passing and send a copy to verify completion of this step.

Read the Membership Handbook  

Print, sign, and turn in the 3 included forms.

Complete the Registration Form

Print, complete, and turn in all pages.

MI Volunteer Registry 

Register online (if you are a Michigan resident). This site is used to notify, screen, and inform individuals in the event of a natural or public health emergency.

Complete the Introduction to the Incident Command System Course

Take the exam and turn in a copy of your certificate.

Complete a Family Preparedness Plan

Send an email verifying that your plan is complete. We do not need to see the actual plan.


Other Requirements:
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Have a valid license or photo I.D.
    (U.S. citizenship is not required).
  • Remain free of felony and/or serious misdemeanor convictions.
  • Consent to a background check and a professional license and credential check. License numbers must be provided for verification if applicable, current licensure is not required.

Please send all completed items to:

Amanda Ng 
Washtenaw County Health Department
555 Towner St. 
Ypsilanti, MI 48198

Fax: 734-544-6705 


To maintain membership all members are encouraged to participate in drills, volunteer activities, and trainings. Some may be required. 

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