Ty Wooten, ENP
Ty is NENA’s Director of Education and has been working in the public safety arena for nearly 25 years. In working for NENA, Ty oversees the development and delivery of the organization’s educational offerings, which are accessible to NENA members and the entire 9-1-1 community.
Ty began his public safety career as a Communications Officer, and over the coming years, held positions in both communications and training. In 2008, Ty became the first Director of the Hancock County (IN) 9-1-1 Center, where he managed emergency communications systems, including enhanced 9-1-1 and radio communications for ten fire departments and seven police agencies. He also severed as the Director of the Indianapolis International Airport Communications Center. Before coming to NENA, Ty founded Public Safety Consulting & Management, a consulting firm, providing services that included PSAP consolidation, access control, and management planning.
Ty has received instructor certifications from numerous associations, including the Center for Domestic Preparedness, The National Association of State Fire Marshalls and the Florida State Fire Academy. He has also held various positions in law enforcement: as a firefighter, as an EMT, and as a hostage negotiator. Ty previously served on the NENA Institute Board, and he has also served as a member of several state and national boards.