Verhasselt is named Lincoln County Director of Emergency Management
Tyler Verhasselt has been appointed to the position of Lincoln County Director of Emergency Management.
Verhasselt brings more than 15 years of experience serving in the United States Air Force, including 6 combat deployments overseas, and as a Police Officer in southwest Wisconsin to the role. Most recently, he served as Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of the Joint Security Operations Center in the Middle East where he spearheaded a joint task force with special operations from US Air Force Central Command (AFCENT) to provide a quick reaction force and air to ground support during the 2020 Iranian Crisis. His actions received recognition from US Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) who awarded him the SSgt. Todd “TJ” Lobracio Award for Excellence and his second US Air Force Commendation Medal. In addition to Verhasselt’s military and law enforcement experience, he brings many years of higher education with an Associate and Bachelor in Criminal Justice and, notably, a Masters in Management—Public Administration.
His passion for public service and his profound experience in emergency management and crisis response, indicate he will be a valuable asset to Lincoln County.