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Name: Thomas E. Ahlers
Title/Dept: Community Services Officer II, Department of Public Safety

Campus Box 2442

300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400

Phone: (717) 337 - 6912

Thomas E. Ahlers

Current Position/Title: Community Service/Communications Officer II Gettysburg College

Employment Date: December 1988, Full-time February 1990 to present.

Formal Education: High school and some college

Previous Work Experience: 5 years in retail customer service, 10 years as an Emergency Medical Technician in the career and volunteer field , 12 years School Police Officer in the public school system.

Formal Training and Certifications: PA Act 235 Certification, 2011 Graduate of the NHACLEA Campus Safety Academy, 1999 Crime Prevention Practitioner Course, through the Pennsylvania Association of Campus Crime Prevention Practitioners (PACCPP), Anti-Terrorism instructor course through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) , 1999 Rape Aggression and Self-defense Defense (RAD) instructor, Self-Defense and 2005 Familiarization Exchange (SAFE) instructor, 2002 Public Safety Cyclist through the International Police Mountain Bike Association (IPMBA)

Numerous trainings, classes and on-going continuing educacion in the public safety and emergency services fields.

Member of the Gettysburg, Barlow (Life Member) and York Springs Fire Departments, Curent PA Emergency Medical Technician, Numerous training classes and certifications in Emergency Services. Previously Held Positions: Shift Leader/Sergeant, Security Officer

Hobbies: Hunting, Fishing, Camping, Biking, Boating Family:

Live with my Wife and Daughter in Gettysburg Pennsylvania.

Why I came to Gettysburg College: Community Service opportunities.