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First Responder Network Authority
Gary McCarraher is the Senior Public Safety Advisor for the First Responder Network Authority severing the States of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. He has 45 years of fire and rescue experience, and has worked as a firefighter/EMT, lieutenant, deputy fire chief and as fire chief in three fire departments as well as 18 years as a local emergency management director.
Gary has completed Associates Degrees in Fire Science Technology, Fire Protection Technology and Industrial Safety and Health Technology, a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire and Emergency Management, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. He is also a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program, Massachusetts Chief Officer Program and is a Chief Officer Designee from the Center for Public Safety Excellence.
He has served as the Communications Committee Chair for the International Association of Fire Chief and has been active in SAFECOM, NPSTC and the PSAC for the First Responder Network Authority. In addition to these activities, Gary has been an Adjunct Professor at the graduate and undergraduate level.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET