The Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measures (PPOM) workgroup held its monthly call on March 22. This month’s meeting focused on a new template tool for AARs, developed and presented by PPOM member, Julie Stephens. Julie presented the tool and showed an example AAR that had been completed using the tool, members were encouraged to use the template and provide feedback. During the March call PPOM members also reviewed the updated scoring tiers for the PPHR criteria, Version 8. Lastly the work group reviewed a NIMS assessment tool submitted for approval by Texas jurisdictions to use as evidence for PPHR criteria element g4 (Goal I, Version 8). All feedback on criteria tiers and Texas tool were due by Friday April 1st. The next call is scheduled for April 26.