Born Jan, 1960 in Birmingham, Al.
Paramedic with 20 years experience in healthcare. Skilled in providing emergency, pre-hospital treatment with continued care in clinical environment. Professionally trained paramedic/cardiac stress tech with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs.
Firefighter for city of Homewood, Alabama in conjunction with paramedic service, HAZMAT Technician, Heavy rescue and fire apparatus operator. Paramedic for emergency transport with American Medical Response(AMR).
Served in the United States Army National Guard from 1983-1989 then continued service in the United States Army Reserve from 1989-1996 as an image interpreter intelligence NCO for 20th Special Forces, 167th COSCOM(7th Corp Support Command) then in 2nd Battlefield Coordination Element(BCE). Earned the Army Achievement Medal twice, once in the Alabama Army National Guard and once in the U.S. Army Reserve for unit prep for Desert Storm, National Defense Medal for service during conflict. Served as an NCO development instructor at the Alabama Military Academy at then Fort McClellan Anniston, Alabama.
Many years experience in the automotive repair industry
Proficient in reading EKG, patient assessment and critical care treatment.
United States Army trained NCO,trainer, personnel manger and developer of soldiers. Military Intelligence with highest level of security clearances. Top Secret special background Investigation (TSSBI)
Keeping a high state of readiness to respond to emergencies occurring within city limits.
Maintain firefighting equipment, train keeping skills high, educate public on safety, fire suppression, inspections to prevent fires.
Respond to medical and accidental emergencies,ie: automobile accidents,cardiac emergencies, traumas, severe allergic reactions, diabetic emergencies, rescues from multiple possible incidents.
Maintained, repaired and coordinated the scheduled maintenance of city fleet vehicles and equipment.
Expand and continue education of the ever changing technology.
UNITED STATES ARMY:
Served in the United States Army National Guard from 1983-1989 then continued service in the United States Army Reserve from 1989-1996 as an image interpreter intelligence NCO for 20th Special Forces, 167th COSCOM(7th Corp Support Command) then in 2nd Battle field Coordination Element(BCE). Earned the Army Achievement Medal twice, once in the National Guard for unit operation in Vulcan Knight exercises in Stuttgart, Germany 1988 and once in the Reserve for unit prep for Desert Storm, National Defense Medal. Served as an NCO development instructor at the Alabama Military Academy at then Fort McClellan,Anniston, Alabama.
Attended UAB studying Anthropology as a major and History as a minor.
UAB Emergency medical technician Paramedic 1998
Retired firefighter/paramedic with 25 years service in a major fire department, City of Homewood , Alabama, HAZ-MAT technician, heavy rescue.
U.S. Army Reserve veteran, 11 years of service in military intelligence at Corp and above level, Army Achievement Medal awarded twice, National Defense Medal awarded , NCO development instructor at Alabama Military Academy Fort McClellan, Alabama.
Board member of Caledonian Society, a Scottish heritage organization, active in Scottish heritage and culture.
Active member of Mercedes Benz club of America, Alabama Section.
Chevalier, Knight in The Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem. Ancient order of chivalry founded in 1119, re-established in 1804 under Emperor Napoleon.
Officer with The Church of the Holy Comforter, Anglican head usher.
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic, NREMTP
Member of the Echota Cherokee Indian Tribe of Alabama
Chevalier, Knight with the SMOTJ
Mercedes Benz Club of America
Sons of the American Revolution
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