How To Become a College Emergency Response Team Member

B​ecoming a College Emergency Response Team (CERT)​ member is a straightforward process that is designed to cultivate a team of volunteers ready to assist in the event of an emergency. Faculty and staff are welcome to attend the trainings.

  • Speak with a current CERT member or police officer to get an idea of the role. You can also contact Wes Bailey, omarbailey@dallascollege.edu.
  • Contact the Busines​s Continuity Office to get scheduled for a quarterly CERT training: bco@dcccd.edu.
  • Complete the CERT test.
  • Upon successful completion of the test, you will become a CERT member.
  • CERT members will receive a vest and radio from their local CERT leader.
  • Attend the regular CERT meetings.

Current CERT Leaders

Captain Randy Bratton

Officer Marcleshria Shaw

Lieutenant Lori Boudreau

Captain Cesar Cena

Sergeant Kevin Levingston

Corporal Mark Newton

Captain Rex Gaston

Captain Mark Lozano