Heather is a Lieutenant with Volusia County Fire Rescue in Florida. She has been with this department for 15 years and has been a lieutenant for 13 of those years. Prior to becoming a career firefighter, she served as a volunteer for three years. Heather works as the Deputy Team Leader, and Instructor and a…

Trustee, Missouri Valley Division

Tina is a National Registry certified Paramedic, Hazmat Technician, Fire Officer I, Fire Instructor, Fire Inspector and BLS Training Center Faculty.

Mentor Rebecca Ramirez Fire Chief City of Woodland, California Rebecca has been in the fire service for 25 years. She began as a volunteer in Southern California in 1982 where she attended paramedic school as well as her first academy. She was hired full-time in the City of West Sacramento Fire (WSFD) in the Fall…

Mentor Vera Morrison Deputy Chief Decatur Fire & Rescue Decatur, Georgia 16 Years Vera Morrison has held the ranks of firefighter, apparatus operator, Captain, Battalion Chief and now Deputy Chief. She is a mom, a wife, a grandmother and more. Vera would like to be a mentor to help others recognize their potential, reach their…

Mentor Rachael Staebell Lieutenant/Paramedic Colorado Springs Fire Department Colorado Springs, Colorado 12 Years Rachael has been with the Colorado Springs Fire Department since 2005. She was promoted to Lieutenant in 2016. Rachael is an avid supporter of wellness in the fire service. She leads classes focused on physical fitness for firefighters. In 2017, she took…

Mentor Ninetta Violante Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal Decatur Fire & Rescue Decatur, Georgia 16 Years Ninetta may be small in stature but she is a force to be reckoned with. She graduated second in her platoon from the USMC Officer Candidate School, has a Master’s Degree in Public Health Policy and Management. Ninetta is one of…

Mentor Lisa Baker Battalion Chief, Special Operations Oakland Fire Department Oakland, California 25 Years Lisa’s background includes 10 years as a firefighter, 2 as a Lieutenant, 4 as a Captain, and the past 9 as Battalion Chief. In her current role, Lisa oversees the Airport, Hazardous Materials program, Water Rescue, and Technical Rescue. In addition,…

Mentor Master Firefighter Dekalb County Fire Rescue Atlanta, Georgia 22 years Adrianne brings a wealth of knowledge to the mentoring program as she has held positions in administration and operations within the fire service. Adrianne has held the ranks of firefighter, driver and officer. While working in administration, Adrianne managed public education and customer service.…