As described on the What is ARES/RACES? page, we have 2 bosses.  Ashley Ahlquist represents the RACES side.  She is the Emergency Manager for Yavapai County and reports through her management to the Board of Supervisors although during an emergency, she also receives direction from the Department of Homeland Security through FEMA.  Dennis Bietry represents the ARES side and reports to the ARRL through the Section Manager Rick Paquette, W7RAP