FDSOA Eastern Director, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue - Battalion Chief
For those that do not know a lot about me I would like to take this opportunity to provide you with some of my professional background. I started my fire service career as a volunteer Firefighter in Williamsport, MD in 1990, in which I served for 10 years. Starting in 1996 I spent seven years as a career Firefighter for the City of Martinsburg, WV Fire Department.
In 2003 I was hired by Loudoun County Fire and Rescue, VA, which is a large combination system in Northern Virginia that employs approximately 650 career employees and over 1,000 volunteer members. Since my hiring I have promoted through the ranks of Firefighter, Technician, Lieutenant, Captain and to my current rank of Battalion Chief. Throughout my career in Loudoun County I have been assigned to various areas of the Department to include: Recruit Training, Operations, Hazardous Materials Response, Special Operations and am currently assigned as the Battalion Chief of the Office of Health, Safety and Wellness.
I am active in various committees to include serving as the Chair of the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue Systems Health, Safety and Wellness Committee, and a facilitator for the Department’s Vehicle Accident Review Committee. Additionally, I represent the Department on the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Health and Safety Committee, which is composed of 17 jurisdictions in the Washington D.C. region.