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Michael Mayers

Retired Chief,
Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue

Contact Details

Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue
79 Summerfield Court #1021
Hilton Head Island, SC
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Silver Member
Silver Most Valuable Member

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Bio

Specialist in research and development of operational and strategic plans, especially as they relate to emergency service response agencies; extensive experience in program management, leadership, administration, and liaison to governmental and non-governmental agencies as related to urban search and rescue.

Education

Columbia Southern University
Bachelor's degree
2012 To 2015

National Fire Academy
2004 To 2008

Savannah Technical College
Associate
1990 To 1994

Professional Associations

South Carolina State Firefighter Mobilization Committee
2015 - Present

NFPA 1006 ProQual Committee (Chair)
0 - Present

NFPA ProQuals TCC
0 - Present

State Urban Search and Rescue Alliance
0 - Present

Job History

DHHS/ASPR/OPEO/NDMS
Emergency Response Coordinator - IRCT East
February 2014 - present

Firehouse Zen
Author
January 2007 - present

Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue
Deputy Fire Chief - Operations
Hilton Head Island
September 1982 - present

SC Urban Search and Rescue Task Force
Acting Director
July 2003 - July 2011

State Urban Search and Rescue Alliance
Past Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors
July 2005 - January 2009

Hilton Head Island Rescue Squad
Assistant Chief of Operations
February 1988 - March 1990

Honors and Awards

Chief's Award
Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue
2000,1998,1992

Citation for Exemplary Contribution/Service
SC Firefighters' Association
1983

Commendation Medals (Special Ops)
Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue
2005,1996,1995,1994

Commendation Medals (Various)
Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue
1997,1995,1995,1993,1989,1987

Employee/Officer of the Year
Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue
1993,1991,1986

Meritorious Service Medal
Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue
2009,1985

Senate Resolution 917 - US&R Task Force
SC Senate
2005

Service Commendation - SC-TF1 (Katrina)
State of South Carolina
2005