Ms. Deidra Moore began her service in 1989 in government services as a court services worker. In 1993, she went into the emergency services branch with E-911. 911 introduced her to what has become a lifelong career in communications, and it was here that she gained her first of many State of Georgia emergency services certifications. She has held supervisory positions at local 911 and came to Amerimed directly from retiring as the Emergency Management Director and E-911 Director for the past 22 years.
During Deidra’s thirty-two (32) years in public service she has obtained certifications in Basic Communications, COML – Communications Unit Leader, Georgia Certified Master Professional Emergency Manager, (highest of 3 levels of CEM), Georgia Certified Floodplain Manager, Georgia Crime Information Center Certification, Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification, multiple National Incident Management System Certifications along with many other certifications. Deidra assisted the State of Georgia in developing the 9-1-1 Director’s Academy and was instrumental in various legislation to aid the 9-1-1 and communication industry she served the Georgia 9-1-1 Director’s Association as both a Regional Representative and most recently as the State Secretary. She also served as the Chairperson of local EMAG representing 24 counties for multiple years. She also served as a member of the Region B Healthcare Coalition and member on the Region 2 EMS Advisory Council.
Among her favorite analogies of Dispatch Professionals within all Communications Centers is that they are the ‘Pitchers on the Mound’ and, as such, without them the ball game simply does not exist, and they must pitch to win.
Deidra was recognized a few years ago as State of Georgia 9-1-1 Director of the Year out of 154 other 9-1-1 Centers in the State.
She attended Truett McConnell College, Lanier Technical College and Liberty University. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a heavy focus on Leadership and this is supplemented by hundreds of hours of training and certificates focusing on Public Safety and Criminal Justice that are acquired from Georgia Public Safety Training Center, Police Officer Standards and Training, Georgia Emergency Management Agency, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.