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The Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) consists of licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment, with their local ARES leadership, to assist in public service and emergency communications. ARES is organized and sponsored by the American Radio Relay League.  

The District Emergency Coordinator (DEC) maintains full responsibility for organizing the regional groups and serving as their leader during operations. A District Emergency Coordinator (DEC) is normally assigned to each of the nine (9) regions with the state. The DEC may appoint one or several Assistant Emergency Coordinators (ADEC) and Emergency Coordinators (EC) to oversee certain areas / function such as severe weather spotting network, Net Managing, Training or Public Information. 

The only requirements to join ARES are a willingness to serve and a valid amateur radio license. New members can submit their Registration using the link to the left. ARES member can also use the same form to update their records.  

Registered ARES Members may also Join us on following social media sites:. 

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Louisiana ARES Region 1 ARES Region 2 Region 3 ARES
Region 4 Region 5 ARES Region 6 ARES Region 7 ARES
Region 8 ARES   Region 9 ARES     

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LA Section ARES Districts parish map

 

STATE ARES STAFF NAME CALL SIGN
Section Emergency Coordinator Adam Tamplain KD5LEH
Assistant SEC Operations J.M. Robertson K5JMR
Assistant SEC Preparedness Tommy Wells W5TGK
Section Manager / OES Scott Wren KD5DFL
Asst Section Manager / OES Matt Anderson KD5KNZ
     
REGION 1 - SOUTHEAST NAME CALL SIGN
District Emergency Coordinator (DEC) Nicholas Frederick W4NDF
Assistant DEC Mike Decossas KB5OZE
Assistant DEC Jerry Burg N5GJK
Emergency Coordinator Joel M Colman NO5FD
Emergency Coordinator Richard Beline KA5EZQ
Emergency Coordinator Larry Cedotal KG5EXB
Official Emergency Station Angelo Glorioso N5UXT
     
REGION 2 - CAPITAL NAME CALL SIGN
District Emergency Coordinator (DEC) Robert Hobbs N5ULA
Assistant DEC Al Taillon KD5NVE
Emergency Coordinator Steve Irving WA5FKF
Emergency Coordinator Mike Nolan KD5MLD
     
REGION 3 - BAYOU DISTRICT NAME CALL SIGN
District Emergency Coordinator (DEC) Conrad Baker KG5FQT
Assistant DEC Stephen Riley N5WXC
Emergency Coordinator Miriam Everhart KG5BNH
     
REGION 4 - ACADIA DISTRICT NAME CALL SIGN
District Emergency Coordinator (DEC) Glen Thibodeaux KF5FNP
Assistant DEC Jon Meyer K3JAX
Assistant DEC Tom Dischler W5OHJ
Emergency Coordinator Chis Ancelet KG5MCY
Emergency Coordinator Chad Haviland KG5AYJ
Emergency Coordinator Ed Roy WA5TNK
Emergency Coordinator Mitchell Romero KB5TWL
     
REGION 5 - SOUTH WEST DISTRICT NAME CALL SIGN
District Emergency Coordinator (DEC) Earl Morrow W5ELM
Assistant DEC Mark Holcomb KE5HSW
Emergency Coordinator Christopher Fuselier AF5XP
Emergency Coordinator Anthony Savant KE5YXW
     
REGION 6 - CENTRAL DISTRICT NAME CALL SIGN
District Emergency Coordinator (DEC) Terry Partigianoni W5TMP
Assistant DEC Scott Wetmore W5TRO
Emergency Coordinator Cecil G. Harper W5CQG
Emergency Coordinator Mike Canady N5GJQ
Emergency Coordinator Jessie C Tilghman W5JZQ
Emergency Coordinator Robert Roy KB5DOG
Official Emergency Station Grady Hebert KB5SDU
     
REGION 7 - NORTH WEST DISTRICT NAME CALL SIGN
District Emergency Coordinator (DEC) Brent Ingvardsen W5GAS
Assistant DEC Mike McCrary WB5LJQ
Emergency Coordinator Tony Downs K5VIT
Emergency Coordinator Marilyn McCrary W5ADM
     
REGION 8 - NORTH EAST DISTRICT NAME CALL SIGN
District Emergency Coordinator (DEC) Dufferin M. Frantom KD5IGZ
Emergency Coordinator Ted Pearson KF5IM
Emergency Coordinator Jerry Darnell AD5AQ
     
REGION 9 - NORTH LAKE DISTRICT NAME CALL SIGN
District Emergency Coordinator (DEC) Bob Priez WB5FBS
Assistant DEC Paul Strickland WB9SUG
Emergency Coordinator Frank Creel WA5CWE
Emergency Coordinator Carmen Bray KF5VXO
Emergency Coordinator John Guthans AA5UY
Emergency Coordinator Edward Mason KE5GMN
Official Emergency Station Jim Valega WB5LSH
Official Emergency Station Ron Riviere WB5CXJ