Richard "Rich" Maddox
Chairman Jan 2016 – Jan 2019
Rich began his fire service career in 1974 as a member of the Resolute Hose Company #1 of the Sayville Volunteer Fire Department. He served as Company Captain and Deputy Chief and since 1992 has served as the departments Safety Officer. Rich joined the FDSOA in 1993 and served on the Incident Scene Safety Officer Certification Committee and Seminar Committee. Rich served one three year term as Eastern Regional Director and a three year term as Vice Chairman. Rich is employed by the New York State Office of Mental Health as a Clinical Risk Management Specialist. He has an Associated Degree from SUNY Farmingdale in Applied Sciences a Bachelors Degree in Health Care Administration from Saint Josephs College, and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from CW Post University Rich is currently attending CW Post University in their Masters Degree in Nursing Education program.