Monday, April 30, 2012

Dr. Chamard receives certificate of appreciation for volunteer work with UAA Police Auxiliary Emergency Team

Back row l to r: UPD Chief Rick Shell, Cathy Dunham, Karen Haddock, Brian McDermott, Elaine Allen,
Brenda Henderson, UPD Lt. Ron Swartz.
Front row l to r: Judy Spry, Carolyn Hanthorn, Sharon Chamard, Amanda Burnell.
Not pictured: Cedar Cussins and Morgan Grey.
Dr. Sharon Chamard, Justice faculty, recently received a certificate of appreciation for her volunteer work as a member of the UAA Police Auxiliary Emergency Team.  All team members received certificates at an event on April 19 as part of National Volunteer Recognition Week.

The UAA Police Auxiliary Emergency Team is a chapter of Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) and are on-call to assist the University Police Department (UPD) in emergencies. Members receive basic training in directing crowds, directing traffic, evacuating buildings, and a variety of other topics.