Captain (Ret.) and Past President, Women in Fire, Baltimore County (MD) Fire Department; Women in Fire
Began her fire service career in 1989 as a paramedic with the Baltimore City (MD) Fire Department. She was hired by Baltimore County in 1992 and functioned as a paramedic, preceptor/coach, firefighter, fire marshal, lieutenant, and fire captain, her rank until retirement. A co-founder of the Baltimore County Women in the Fire Service, she mentors women and is the past president of Women in Fire. Her committee work includes the USFA Severity of House Fires, FEMA grant reviews, VCOS Diversity and Inclusion, and the NFPA Needs Assessment Summit and First Responder Forum. She has been published in Fire Rescue and is a member of the Fire Engineering and FDIC International editorial advisory boards.