Need for New Station, Continual Training, Retention & Recruitment, Replacement of two older apparatus.
Certified as FFI & FFII, Fire Officer III, Haz-Mat Tech, Instructor I. I also have an extensive background in Radio Communications. Currently serve as 911 Coordinator for Mackinac County. I am also involved in Emergency Management serving as a member of our LEPC and the Upper Pennisula Homeland Security Planning Board, as well as other various Fire & 911 associations and orginazations in the area and the State of MIchigan.
Currently 38 years of age. Started my fire service career in 1989 as a member of the Carp Lake Twp. FD in Carp Lake Michigan. Served there until 1998 leaving while holding the rank of Lieutenant. Moved to St. Ignace and joined the FD in 1998 and have held the postitions of Firefighter, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, and currently serve as Fire Chief. Also serve as the department Training Officer. Have been involved and am still involved with both 911 and Emergency Management services in Mackinac County. Held the posistion of 911 Coordinator for Mackinac County since June of 2005. Also the Secretary/Treasurer of the Eastern Upper Peninsula Fire Association which consists of members representing 29 Fire Departments from four counties in the Eastern UP of Michigan. Member of the Michigan State Firemens Association and a certified Fire Service Instructor for the Michigan Bureau of Fire Services, Office of Fire Fighter Training.
I've never been up that way but I hear it's really nice.
How do you use the 800 and VHF together is it one radion that does both or are there 2 sets?
IN was supose to go all 800 by the first of this year but they backed off that. I'm not sure what their plan is now.
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