MEET Derrick Ouellette, AKEMA’s new Deputy Director
Derrick comes to Aroostook EMA excited to provide assistance to its citizens and other public safety entities. At a young age he always had an interest in public safety, because of the exposure he had from family members involved within it. He began volunteering and gaining work experience when he joined the county CERT team almost 10 years ago. He then started volunteering for FIRE and EMS departments eventually leading to Full time status. Derrick, originally from Fort Kent now lives with his Family and two huskies in Caribou. He likes Maine’s outdoors activities, enjoying time with friends and family, Volunteering for different events and organizations with his amateur radio license and electronics skills. He also likes cooking, experimenting with recipes and trying new things.