Register Now for Tribal Public Safety Dialogue Session


LSU NCBRT/ACE invites you to join the first in a series of free and virtual public safety conversations for and with tribal citizens and emergency responders.

The open forum sessions will be held monthly focusing on an emergency management topic or issue. We encourage tribal citizens and responders to join the sessions to share their experiences, challenges and success stories. Each session will feature guest speakers from tribal communities and LSU NCBRT/ACE subject matter experts.


The first session, a conversation on vaccine distribution efforts among tribal communities, will be held via Zoom on Tuesday, April 13 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm CST.


Register for the Tribal Public Safety Dialogue Session


Speakers Include:

  • Jessica Mesa-Saldana, Training and Exercise Coordinator with Tohono O’odham Nation Department of Public Safety Office of Emergency Management
  • Tim Zientek, Director of Emergency Management for the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and Chair of the Inter-Tribal Emergency Management Coalition
  • Dr. Jamechia D. Hoyle, Science Lead, Toeroek Associates; public health professional and LSU NCBRT/ACE subject matter expert

Upcoming Session Topics Include:

  • All hazards planning and response during the pandemic
  • Ongoing pandemic recovery efforts in tribal communities
  • Active shooter/threat
  • School and campus safety

Do you have a suggestion for a future session? Submit your idea here.
LSU NCBRT/ACE is a national center for emergency preparedness and response training has endeavored to provide relevant training for tribal, state, local and territorial responders. Our team looks forward to working with your tribal nation and all Indian Country. Together we will work to overcome this pandemic and to better prepare protect our communities from all threats.

Spaces are limited, so register now!

Register for the Tribal Public Safety Dialogue Session

Questions or comments?

Please contact LSU NCBRT/ACE's Tribal Training Manager, Carissa Meister, at