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William Justiz, M.P.A., NRP

Office: G-218H
Emergency Management & Emergency Medical Technology Programs
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3653

   • 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

I 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.

Awards Recieved
   • 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 Involvement
Guerin Prep High School in River Grove, Illinois
Board of Directors, 2009-2012 & 2014-Present
Alumni Association - President, 2008-Present

Triton College in River Grove, Illinois
Adjunct Faculty Association/NEA - Local President, 2006-Present

Westlake Community Hospital in Melrose Park, Illinois
Emergency 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