Edmonston in, Montelius out as Assistant Director of OHSEP

Since 2017, Dustin Montelius has served the residents of Ascension Parish. Most recently, spending the last 2 years as Assistant Director of Homeland Security and the Office of Emergency Preparedness. With his experience and expertise, “Dut” helped manage resources and operations through unprecedented weather and pandemic events. As he moves into the private sector, we will forever be grateful for his dedication and contributions.

Dustin Montelius

We are happy to announce, our Interim Assistant Director of Homeland Security and the Office of Emergency Preparedness, Brady Edmonston. Brady previously served as the Parish’s Efficiency and Compliance Officer, where he was tasked with ensuring parish operations were in following all regulations, rules, and laws.

Brady Edmonston

Brady’s accomplishments are numerous and his qualifications are outstanding. He retired from Shell, Convent Refinery, after 29 years of service, where he served as the Emergency Response Specialist, as well as the Assistant Fire Chief. In addition to this, he has been certified as an Industrial Emergency Response Specialist by Texas A&M, he was a member of Shell’s Transportation Specialist Response Team for North America – specializing in rail highway emergencies, as well as holding multiple other certifications from National professional organizations. Needless to say Brady is highly qualified for the position.