You can become a volunteer, if you are 18 years old or older, for the Wilson Co Disaster Animal Response Team! After you attend a few meetings, and decide you want to be a member of the WC DART Team…there area few online classes and a Credentialing Class to attend.
The WC DART Volunteers have taken the online classes at trainingFEMA.gov/IS.
The classes are required by the State of TN, and FEMA in order to become a credentialed volunteer.
The required FEMA Independent Study Classes:
IS-100.b Introduction to Incident Command
IS-200.b ICS for Single Resourses and Initial Action Incidents
IS-700.a National Incident Management System (NIMS),an Introduction
IS-800.b National Response Framework, An Introduction
At the endof the Independent Study Classes, be sure and print out your Certificate of Completion to take with you to Credentialing Class.
Credentialing Class is offered by the TN State Veterinarians Office. Classes will be posted on this website.
The Wilson Co DART Team meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:30- 7:30pm in the Training Center across the street from WEMA Headquarters at 115 Oak Street, Lebanon, TN 37087.
2020 Meeting Schedule: * There will be additional training held on a Saturday in warmer months for Emergency Animal Sheltering, Equine Handling and Mock Response Drills.
January 9, 2020 Board of Directors meet at 4pm; WC DART Meeting at 6:30pm Training Topic- Ice and Snow Storm Survival Tips; J.Hutchison
February 13, 2020
March 12, 2020
April 2 2020. Board of Directors Meeting at 4pm
April 9, 2020 WCDART Meeting at 6:30pm
May 14, 2020
June 11, 2020
July 9, 2020 Board of Directors Meet at 4pm WC DART Meeting at 6:30pm
August 13, 2020
September 10, 2020
October 8, 2020 Board of Directors Meet at 4pm; WC DART Meeting at 6:30pm
November 5, 2020