PA Senate & House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committees

Joint Hearing on Fire & EMS Issues

August 23, 2016

Monroe County Public Safety Center (100 Gypsum Road, Suite 201, Stroudsburg, PA)


 

Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance

Welcome & Introductions

Senator Randy Vulakovich, Chairman
Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

Representative Frank Farry, Chairman
House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Subcommittee on Security & Emergency Response

Representative Chris Sainato, Democrat Chairman
House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

Panel #1 – Fire

Tim Solobay, Fire Commissioner
Commonwealth of PA

William Jenaway, Former Chairman
SR 60 Commission

Jay Delaney, Fire Chief/Emergency Management Coordinator
City of Wilkes-Barre – Bureau of Fire

Dan Luddeni, Chief
Pocono Mountain Volunteer Fire Company

Grant Parsons, Lieutenant
Lookout Fire Co. #1

Chief John Senft  | Attachment
Fire Chiefs and Firefighters of York County

Frank Zangari, Chairman
PA Fire and Emergency Services Institute Statewide Advisory Board

Donald Zipp III, Deputy Fire Chief
West End Fire Company

Panel #2 – EMS

Donald DeReamus, Legislative Chair
Heather Sharrar, Executive Director
Ambulance Association of Pennsylvania

Janette Swade, Executive Director
PA Emergency Health Services Council

Tom Barnowski, Emergency Management Coordinator
Bushkill Township