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 6:30pm, in the Training Center across the street from WEMA Headquarters at 115 Oak Street, Lebanon, TN 37087.
2018 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 18, 2018. Orientation Meeting and Dart-wear order
February 8, 2018 Severe Weather Awareness Month and WC DART turns 11!
March 8, 2018 Animal Behavior, Safe Handling and Quarentine
April 12, 2018 Emergency Animal Sheltering
May 10, 2018
June 14, 2018
July 12, 2018
August 9, 2018
September 13, 2018
October 11, 2018
November 8, 2018