Metrolina Preparedness

How to Join

Membership Requirements by level

We currently maintain two roster levels – Active Responders and Reserve Responders.

Active Responders – those members who have met the minimum training requirements, have employer approval, and are capable of/interested in deploying outside of the local area for at least 72 hours.

  • Complete the SMAT Initial Training Program (required for deployment)
  • Complete the FEMA ICS 100, 200, 700, and 800 courses
  • Provide 24 hours of participation a year (meetings, training, work sessions, events, deployments, etc)
  • Attend an Annual “Status Verification” Open House
  • Actively respond to team communications.

Reserve Responders – those members who are interested in participating in local events or activities, but are not interested in or capable of deploying on longer missions outside the local area. These members minimum training requirements that are less then Active Members.

  • Complete the FEMA ICS 100, 200, 700, and 800 courses
  • Provide 12 hours of participation a year (meetings, training, work sessions, events, deployments, etc)
  • Attend an Annual “Status Verification” Open House
  • Actively respond to team communications.
  • Completion of the SMAT Initial Training Program is recommended but not required.

To Join

Joining is a very simple process.  To begin, fill out a Triad SMAT II 500 Application Packet and email it to Karlee McQuillen at kmcquill@wakehealth.edu.

Our warehouse and training center is at 315 Bethel Church Rd in Mocksville and is where the majority of our meetings and training’s are held.  We meet on the first Thursday of every other month from 7PM to 10PM.  Our meetings are held in February, April, June, August, October, and December.

 

Interested in joining the Triad SMAT?  We are always looking for:

  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Paramedics
  • EMTs
  • Nurse Assistants
  • Social Workers
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Administrative Assistants
  • IT and Communications specialists
  • Translators
  • Environmental Services
  • Drivers with CDL’s and experience
  • HVAC mechanics
  • Electricians
  • Plumbers
  • EVERYONE