Tonya Sparks joined the Shoals Ambulance team in 2014 with more than 25 years of experience as a National Registry EMT and paramedic. As Dispatch Supervisor/Communications manager, Sparks oversees all aspects of the dispatch center operations including scheduling, training and customer service.
Sparks completed her EMT Basic certification at North West Shoals Community College and completed her Paramedic degree in Huntsville. She has also completed her Critical Care Paramedic certification at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Sparks has held an Emergency Medical Dispatch license 2010. She also serves as the liaison for First Net communications for radio and cellular data services.