Raised in Mpls, moved to NYC in 1993. Worked 14 years as a multi-lingual flight attendant before business school and joining entertainment/media industry. Recently started going to Fire Island Pines beach community and found a new passion in life through the fire service. Was the 100th member to join during department's 50th Anniversary year in 2009.
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
to become better connected to my community, have a sense of purpose while visiting the community, additional life-skills training and to help the people in my community
Why I Love Fire/EMS
group of people always looking out for each other, interested in doing good
Top Issues Facing Responders:
for our department, hands-on experience and transportation; with few incidents, most experience is gained through drills and as a community with no paved roads, response times are usually +3 mins
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Mark, Welcome to the Firefighter Nation. I am glad you dropped in to join the group. Dont be shy. There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all.