At Acadian Companies’ annual company meeting on May 3, 2018, nine employee-owners were recognized for their 30 years of service, one employee-owner for 35 years and two employee-owners for 40 years.
Honors for 30 years of service went to Paramedic Dave Babin, Human Resources Administrative Assistant Jennifer Clavelle, Fleet Maintenance Crew Chief Kris Foreman, Thibodaux Paramedic Kerry Lassere, Thibodaux Paramedic Darryl Martinez, Fixed Wing Coordinator Joey Moreau, Dispatcher Randy Quebodeaux, Facility Contract Specialist Angie Stelly and Supply Distribution Clerk Perry Williams.
Baton Rouge Operations Supervisor Fred Traweek was honored for 35 years of service.
Traweek oversees daily operations, from scheduling shifts to emergency response, in the Capital District, which spans West and East Baton Rouge, Pointe Coupee, Iberville, Ascension, East Feliciana and Livingston parishes. Traweek is a graduate of Opelousas Catholic School and attended LSU and USL before joining Acadian Ambulance. He started as a driver in 1983 before becoming an EMT in 1985 and then a paramedic in 1988. He was promoted to operations supervisor in 1993.
Communications Center Operations Supervisor Blaise Dupuis and Lafourche Parish EMT Tommy Rogers were recognized for 40 years of service.
Dupuis oversees daily operations in Acadian’s dispatch facilities. He began working at Acadian while in college at USL. Upon his graduation, he transitioned to a full-time position in the communications center. As a certified paramedic, he worked as a district manager for St. Mary, Iberia, Assumption and Tangipahoa parishes. Dupuis has been a communications center operations supervisor since the late 1980s, and assisted with communication center operations when Acadian expanded to Texas.
Rogers is a resident of Terrebonne Parish, and began working for Acadian as an EMT in Morgan City. He worked in Houma and Thibodaux before transferring to his current station in Central Lafourche.