Currently the Fire Chief of the Altoona Fire Department. My duties include being the City's Emergency Management Coordinator, and the OIC of the Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Team. I am also a member of the Pennsylvania Career Fire Chiefs Association representing Fire Chiefs that manage fire departments with career firefighters.
On the military side I serve as the Command Sergeant Major (CSM) of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. The Command Sergeant Major is responsible for advising the Adjutant General and Assistant Adjutant General - Army on all affairs pertaining to Pennsylvania Army National Guard enlisted personnel. The command sergeant major carries out policies and standards of the performance, training, appearance, and conduct of enlisted personnel.