Contact the staff via email using staff AT

Our Polk ARES Staff Members


Emergency Coordinator – Jim Stewart, W4XDS – W4XDS at

Emergency Coordinator Emeritus – Mike Green, AG4LT – AG4LT at

AEC of Operations – open

AEC Skywarn Operations – Christine Duez, K4KJN – CDUEZ10 at

AEC Coordinator of Tech Support – Judson Bracewell, KJ4IDH – KJ4IDH at

Net Manager – Phil Grinker, N9BFA – n9bfa at

Asst Net Manager – Norman Xanders, WX4NEX – WX4NEX at

EOC Resource Manager – Rick Hoffman, NI4S – rickbet at

Training Manager – David Leyrer, K8HMF – davidleyrer at

Shelter Manager – (open)


Our Community Liaisons


Lakeland Police Department – David Zdanowicz, KI4WRX  – reb2006 at

Lakeland Regional Health – (open)

Heart of Florida Hospital – Patrick O’Neil, KI4CDY –  patrickboneil at