Emergency Management & Emergency Medical Technology Program Coordinator
(708) 456-0300, Ext.3653
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.
I have completed an two Associates of Applied Science degrees in Fire Science and Paramedic Leadership from Triton Community College. A Bachelor of Science degree in Fire Service Management from Southern Illinois University, and a Masters degree in Public Administration from University of Illinois-Springfield.
I am a Firefighter/Paramedic for the Chicago Fire Department, and I am a part-time Firefighter/Paramedic/Fire Investigator with the River Grove Fire Department.
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, Board of Directors; 2009-2012 & 2014-Present
Guerin Prep High School Alumni Association, President; 2008-Present
Triton College Adjunct Faculty Association/NEA, Local President; 2006-Present
Westlake Community Hospital, 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., Introdeuction to Fire Protection and Emergency Services 5th Edition, Jones & Bartlett
Save A Life Foundation, First Responder-Careers in Healthcare Executive Review Panel