Deputy Fire Chief
I grew up in Kerrville, attending Starkey elementary and graduating from Tivy High School in 1987. I obtained my paramedic certification in 1996 and worked for Kendall County EMS while enrolled in the Fire Academy. Upon graduation, I was hired as a firefighter/paramedic by the Kerrville Fire Department in May 1997. I promoted to EMS Coordinator in 2004 and to Division Chief of EMS in 2015. During my career, I obtained an Associated in Applied Science EMS in 2003 from San Antonio College and a Bachelor of Science in Emergency Health Sciences in 2007 from the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio. I currently hold a TCFP Master Firefighter, TCFP Instructor, DSHS Licensed Paramedic, DSHS Basic Coordinator/Instructor, AHA BLS, ACLS & PALS Instructor and PADI Scuba Instructor.
I am happily married with 2 children and enjoy coaching my kids’ sports, outdoor activities, camping, hiking, and just family time. We are active members of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and blessed to live in the beautiful Hill Country.
To provide quality emergency medical services to the citizens of Kerrville and Kerr County in a timely and efficient manner.
Division Chief - EMS Coordinator
As the Division Chief – EMS Coordinator, I am responsible for management of the Kerrville Fire Department EMS Division and the Kerr County First Responder Program. Other duties and responsibilities include:
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