Welcome Femi and “Wheels”

Femi Fletcher has 18 years of experience working in local government, including police, fire, and emergency medical dispatch; public safety administration; office management; and human resources management. A former co-owner of an independent publishing company, she also has 15 years of experience in marketing, communications, and copyediting.

Lee “Wheels” Wheeler joined DETech in August 2021. He brings his experience in exercise planning, support, and execution – along with DSCA/Civil Support Disaster Management Leadership. Wheels joins the DETech team as a SimCell Specialist.

Welcome Melissa and Ben

In May 2021, Melissa Jamison joined DETech full-time as an assistant exercise team lead for the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP).

Melissa comes to DETech with a wide range of experience, dealing with document and project management, graphic design, technical support, and developing SOPs.

Ben Hoene joined DETech in February 2021. Ben is a multimedia specialist with experience in administrative support, bookkeeping, editing, and sales. Ben joins DETech as a support specialist.

COVID-19 Message

COVID-19 is an ongoing challenge for everyone.  Our thoughts go out to everyone who has been impacted by COVID-19 and we are especially grateful for the services of healthcare workers worldwide. They put themselves at risk to provide urgent care and support to those who need it most. 

At DETech we have found innovative solutions to continue to meet our customer’s current requirements and expectations during this period of increased challenges.  We do this while striving to maintain the health and safety of our employees.  Everyone has a part to play in this time of need.

Congratulations Marcy!

Congratulations to Marcy Patterson on receiving her Master Exercise Practitioner (MEP) certification!

Marcy joined DETech in 2009 and has 31 years of experience with emergency medical services, government, and the media. In 2019, she became the County Coroner in Morgan County, Illinois.

Within DETech, Marcy supports the Chemical Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP) as lead administrative specialist and report specialist.

Congratulations Marcy!

DETech announces new Division

In January 2020, DETech launched a new division. The Division of Sustainability and Environment is led by Daniel Perkins, PhD and provides comprehensive, professional consulting services to provide solutions for challenges facing food security, clean water, and sustainable environmental resources and protection.

DETech announces new Program Manager

Mr. John Patterson became the Project Manager for the Division of Disaster and Emergency Management in January 2020. Welcome John!

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