Advisory Committee

The purpose and scope for the Certification Advisory Committee include:

  • Promote the certification system to the fire service of Louisiana
  • Provide recommendations and advice to the Manager of Certification of the LFERC
  • Approve uniform minimum standards for emergency responder certification
  • Ensure quality and uniformity in the certification system
  • Ensure that all testing and certifying services available to all firefighters or participants without regard to race, sex, creed or ethnic origin
  • Review appeals and revoke, suspend, annul or deny certification if warranted¬†

The 13 members of the Certification Advisory Committee (CAC) are:

Test Date
Time
Location
Request By Date
Scott Slayter (Chair)
Region 4
12/2023
John Lane (Vice Chair)
Region 3
12/2021
Linton Duet
Region 1
12/2022
Tommie Walters
Region 1
12/2023
Robert Benoit
Region 1
12/2021
Dominick Bourgeois
Region 1
12/2023
Lance Smithson
Region 2
12/2023
Megan Talton
Region 2
12/2021
Tommy Houston
Region 3
12/2023
Chris Womack
Region 3
12/2022
Matt Robertson
Region 4
12/2023
Delton Carter
Region 4
12/2022
Jamie Latiolais
Industry Rep
12/2023

NFPA Statewide Committee Representative: Kenn Fontenot (Ex-Officio)

Committee member selection is based on several factors including career status, region of the state, experience and support of the certification system. These appointments will be for a three-year period with a yearly review for each member on the anniversary date of the committee.

The Certification office would like to thank these individuals for their willingness to serve on the very important committee. Committee members serve without any compensation and do so with the willing support of their agencies.

Louisiana Fire & Emergency Training Academy
6868 Nicholson Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70820
Phone: (225)-372-6944