Thomas Werner

CERT Commander

Vice-President (Sioux Falls Chapter)


Eagle Scout - Boys Scouts of America

Black Belt - TaeKwonDo

Ordained Minister - Universal Life Church


  • ATV-Search & Rescue

  • Chainsaw Operations

  • Communications

  • CPR / AED / First Aid

  • Debris Removal

  • Disaster Preparedness

  • Disaster Response

  • Engineering

  • Kayak - Search & Rescue

  • Logistics

  • Public Safety / Awareness

  • Security Operations

  • Self Defense Instructor

  • TKD Black Belt Instructor



South Dakota - Office of Emergency Management

CRMCS (Salamander) Training

Emergency Management Institute

Deployment Requirements

IS-100 Introduction to Incident Command System

IS-200 Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response

IS-700 An Introduction to the National Incident Management System

IS-800 National Response Framework, An Introduction


Iowa - Office of Emergency Management

G-489 Management of Spontaneous Volunteers in Disasters 


Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium

AWR-148 Crisis Management for School Based Incidents 


Emergency Management Institute

Professional Development Series

IS-120 An Introduction to Exercises

IS-230 Fundamentals of Emergency Management

IS-235 Emergency Planning

IS-240 Leadership and Influence

IS-241 Decision Making and Problem Solving

IS-242 Effective Communication

IS-244 Developing and Managing Volunteers

Emergency Management Institute

Independent Study Series

IS-003 Radiological Emergency Management

IS-005 An Introduction to Hazardous Materials

IS-010 Animals in Disasters: Awareness and Preparedness

IS-011 Animals in Disasters: Community Planning

IS-015 Special Events Contingency Planning for Public Safety Agencies

IS-026 Guide to Points of Distribution

IS-036 Multihazard Planning for Childcare

IS-075 Military Resources in Emergency Management

IS-101 Preparing for Federal Disaster Operations: FEMA

IS-144 Telecommunications Emergency Response Taskforce (TERT)

IS-201 Forms Used for the Development of the Incident Action Plan

IS-271 Anticipating Hazardous Weather and Community Risk 

IS-288 The Role of Voluntary Agencies in Emergency Management

IS-317 Introduction to CERT

IS-346 An Orientation to Hazardous Materials for Medical Personnel

IS-360 Preparing for Mass Casualty Incidents

IS-362 Multi-hazard Emergency Planning for Schools

IS-632 Introduction to Debris Operations

IS-815 A-B-C’s of Temporary Emergency Power

IS-907 Active Shooter: What You Can Do

IS-909 Community Preparedness: Implementing Simple Activities 

IS-912 Retail Security Awareness: Understanding the Hidden Hazards

IS-914 Surveillance Awareness: What You Can Do

IS-1150 DHS Human Trafficking Awareness for FEMA Employees