Emergency Management

RADNOR, May 5—The House Majority Policy Committee convened a hearing Friday morning in Delaware County to discuss emergency management services in Pennsylvania and the daily challenges facing these first responders. It featured testimony from local fire and EMS companies, along with county and township officials. The biggest obstacles these first responders face include a lack access to adequate funding and low recrutiment/retention numbers. 

  • Hosts: Rep. Lisa Borowski (D-Delaware)
  • Testifiers:
    • Brian Zimmerman- Executive Director, Radnor Fire Company
    • Ron Gravina- Vice President, Edgmont Fire Company
    • Bill Cairns- Chief, Rocky Run Fire Company
    • Tim Boyce- Director, Emergency Management Services & Emergency Management Coordinator, Delaware County
    • Bill White- Manager, Radnor Township
    • Jerry Ozog- Executive Director, Pennsylvania Fire and Emergency Services Institute
    • Don DeReamus- Legislative Committee Chair, Ambulance Association of PA
    • Heather Sharar- Executive Director, Ambulance Association of PA

Agenda + Testimony

Media Release + News Coverage