Travis Waack, KB9YRC

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About Travis:

Travis Waack is the Emergency Services Division Director for Manitowoc County, overseeing the Joint Dispatch Center and Office of Emergency Management. He is a lifelong resident of Manitowoc County and has a background in disaster relief and response, program management, volunteer management, and radio communications.

He was employed for over 10 years with the American Red Cross prior to coming to Manitowoc County. In his role with the Red Cross, he managed multiple state-wide programs in Wisconsin as well as responses to dozens of disasters ranging from home fires to tornadoes, floods and hurricanes.

Travis is also a long-time ham radio operator, serving as a member of Manitowoc County ARES/RACES since 2001. He has a B.A. with honors in Emergency and Disaster Management from the American Military University.