Certification Council Public Member
Steven is a retired EMT and Firefighter. As Deputy Fire Marshal, Steven was responsible for determining the cause and origin of fires, construction plans review and inspections to determine code compliance. He assisted in the establishment of the Islamorada, Florida’s first Trauma Transport Helicopter program,
and was among the first crew of flight medics to staff this unit. Steven represented Monroe County on the State Emergency Medical Services Advisory and the Urban Area Security Initiative councils. He is experienced in the processes of certification and continuing education as he has participated and successfully completed the requirements of Florida State Certification in the following programs: Firefighter, Paramedic, Fire Officer/Safety/Investigator and Certified by the National Board on Fire Service.
Steven’s personal hobbies and interests include living a healthy and fit lifestyle. He enjoys adventure racing, bicycling, scuba diving (he is a certified dive instructor), and is an avid photographer specializing in travel, nature and airshows. He is also a foster home for Golden Retriever Rescue of Southwest Florida. Steven has a servant’s heart for helping people and animals, and it shows in his work, lifestyle and hobbies.
Term: March 2022 – March 2023