Thomas Verrault has over 14 years of experience in emergency services, with over 10 years of that experience in higher education at NC Central. Mr. Verrault has served as an environmental health and safety professional with the University since August 2018, responsible for assisting with the fire and life safety program. Additionally, he has served as the emergency management coordinator for the University since November 2017, responsible for all aspects of the University’s emergency management program. Prior to transitioning to emergency management, Mr. Verrault was a law enforcement officer since 2006.
Mr. Verrault has received a graduate certificate in Community Preparedness and Disaster Management from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Bachelor of Science degrees in Emergency and Disaster Management and Criminal Justice from Western Carolina University. In addition, he holds numerous instructor certifications, including general and specialized instructor certifications through the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission, Basic Life Support instructor certification through the American Heart Association and Community Emergency Response Team instructor and program manager certification. In addition, he is qualified as an Incident Command System instructor through the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management.