Administrative Officers

PRESIDENT

Dan Seador


VICE PRESIDENT

Jon Townley


DIRECTOR

2020-2021

Mike Forman

DIRECTOR

2020-2021

Tim Harris

DIRECTOR

2020-2021

Paul McClosky

DIRECTOR

2020-2021

Randy Myers

DIRECTOR

2019-2020

William Holena

DIRECTOR

2019-2020

Gene Niland

DIRECTOR

2020

Erin Browne

DIRECTOR

2020

Ed Klima

TREASURER

2019-2020

Dave White

FINANCIAL SECRETARY

2019-2020



RECORDING SECRETARY

Thomas Shipman


FIRE RECORDER

Sam Palermo

Sam is currently a Life Member, joining Aetna in 1977, after 13 years with Minquas in Newport [Sta. 23]. He has been an active member since joining, holding the office of Assistant Chief [78-B] from 2001 until 2006 and Fire recorder since 2007. Sam also served on the By-laws committee and Review Board. Sam has conducted probationary training and helped revise the Aetna probie manual.

Currently, Sam is a haz mat instructor at the DSFS, since 1973 and currently operates with both the county decon team and the county haz mat team. He is also an engine driver and operates out of Station 7. Sam designed the "Junkyard Dog" patch and wall logo at Station 7.

OPERATIONAL PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER

Jeff Sands


Deputy Chief Sands has been a member of the Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Company since 2011. He previously held the position of Captain for 3 years and Assistant Chief for 3 years. He has completed a wide variety of training in fire suppression and rescue including Firefighter I and II, Fire Instructor I, Swiftwater Rescue Technician I, Advanced Vehicle Rescue, Blue Card Incident Command, National Fire Academy Safety Officer, and Fire Officer I. Jeff has an extensive EMS background and is a past coordinator of the University of Delaware Emergency Care Unit (UDECU). He has been an EMT since 2008 and is a Field Training Officer. Jeff previously worked as a Sergeant for St. Francis EMS in Wilmington and as a career firefighter/EMT with the Mill Creek Fire Company and then the Christiana Fire Company. He currently works in emergency management. Deputy Sands also acts as our Operational Public Information Officer.

ADMINISTRATIVE PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER