William Justiz, M.P.A., NRP
FacultyCoordinatorOffice: G-218HEmergency Management & Emergency Medical Technology Programs(708) 456-0300, Ext. email@example.com
Education • M.P.A. in Public Administration from University of Illinois-Springfield • B.S. in Fire Service Management from Southern Illinois University • A.A.S. in Fire Science from Triton College • A.A.S. in Paramedic Leadership from Triton College
BackgroundI became an Adjunct Faculty member in March of 2002. I have been the Coordinator of the Emergency Medical Technology program, since August 2003. I developed and am the Coordinator of the Emergency Management and the Public Safety Dispatcher programs.
I have been a licensed Emergency Medical Technician-Basic since June 1997 and a licensed Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic since January 1999. I have also been a National Registered Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic since February 1999. I have also been a certified firefighter in Illinois since 2000.
I am a firefighter/paramedic with the Chicago Fire Department, and a part time firefighter/paramedic/fire investigator with the River Grove Fire Department.
Awards Received • Eagle Scout Award of the Boy Scouts of America, 1993 • Cook County Sheriff Youth Medal of Honor, 1994 • Village of Elmwood Park Citation, 1994 • Gottlieb Memorial Hospital Bringing Quality to Life Award Nominee, 1996 • Superior Ambulance Employee of the Month Award, September 1998 • Addison Merit Review Board Special Recognition Team Award, 2003 • Chicago Fire Department Unit Performance Award, 2003 (2), 2007, 2008, 2009 • Triton College Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award, 2008 • Loyola EMS System Commendation for Contribution to Quality Pre-Hospital Care, 2011 • Guerin Prep Alumni Association - Davenport Award, 2012 • FEMA - Center for Domestic Preparedness; Bronze Level Authorized Trainer, 2012
Professional & Community InvolvementAssociation of Fire and Emergency Services Educators
Second Vice-Chair, 2015-Present
Guerin Prep High School in River Grove, IllinoisBoard of Directors, 2009-2012 & 2014-PresentAlumni Association - President, 2008-Present
Illinois State Fire Marshal
SCAC / Fire Officer Development Pilot Program, 2015
Triton College in River Grove, IllinoisAdjunct Faculty Association/NEA - Local President, 2006-Present
President's Leadership Academy, 2014-2015
Westlake Community Hospital in Melrose Park, IllinoisEmergency Preparedness Committee, 2006-2010
Text Book Review & Evaluator • Limmer, D. & O'Keefe, M., Emergency Care - 12th Edition, Brady • Ward, M., Fire Officer Principles and Practice - 3rd Edition, Jones & Bartlett • Jones, M., Fire Protection Systems - 2nd Edition, Jones & Bartlett • Klinoff, R., Introduction to Fire Protection and Emergency Services - 5th Edition, Jones & Bartlett • Save A Life Foundation, First Responder-Careers in Healthcare, Executive Review Panel
Department - Links
• Emergency Management
• Emergency Medical Technology
• Fire Science
• Public Safety Dispatcher
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