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Jon Politis
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  • Latham, NY
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Lives in:
16 Morningside Drive
Verdoy Fire-Rescue
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Combination fire department
Top issues in your department:
Volunteer recruitment and retention
Professional Qualifications:
Paramedic, Masters degree in public administration, EMS Chief
Topics you provide training for:
EMS, Rescue, Leadership, Supervision, Incident Management
Areas of expertise:
All EMS, Rescue, Leadership, Supervision
Jon is the Chief of the Colonie EMS Department, a combination career and volunteer service in upstate NY. Active as an EMT since 1971, he has been a career firefighter, state EMS training coordinator for two states (Vermont and New York) and a paramedic training program coordinator. He has served as a member of the National Registry of EMTs board, a member of the Committee on Accreditation for the EMS Professions. He is the author of numerous publications and stays active in the field as a paramedic, ski patroller, EMS and rescue instructor and volunteer firefighter for the Verdoy Fire District.
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