Washington Parish Communications District

Joanna Thomas

Manager, WPCD

805 Pearl Street

Franklinton, Louisiana 70438

(985) 839-5625

Education and Training

High School Diploma,  Bogalusa, Louisiana

EMT-I Certificate, NREMT, Louisiana Technical College, Bogalusa, Louisiana

EMS Instructor Certificate, Louisiana Department of EMS

Basic Life Support Instructor Certificate, American Heart Assoc.

Instructor Certificate, American Red Cross

High Angle / Confined Space Rescue I, II, III Certificate,  LSU, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Hazardous Materials Hazwoper Technician Level Certificate

Prehospital Trauma Life Support Certificate, NAEMT

Neonatal Advanced Life Support Certificate, American Heart Assoc.

Basic Telecommunications Certificate, APCO

Orleans Parish Communications District Certificate

Basic Telecommunications Instructor Certificate,  APCO

Emergency Medical Dispatch  Instructor Certificate, APCO

Fire Dispatch Instructor Certificate, APCO

Communications Training Officer Instructor Certificate, APCO

Communications Center Manager Certificate, APCO

Law Enforcement Dispatch Certificate, Power Phone


Washington Parish Communications E911                     Mapping Assistant

Gaylord Container Corp.                                              Occupational Health EMT       

                                                                                    First Aid and Safety Instructor                      

                                                                                    High Angle Rescue Team Member

Northshore EMS                                                          EMT-I

Emergystat Ambulance Service                                     EMT-I

Magic City EMS                                                          EMT-I

Priority Mobile Health                                                  EMT-I                                    

Lifeline EMS                                                                EMT-I            

Louisiana Tech College Sullivan                                 EMS Instructor



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