Pantelis Appointed to Board of Visitors for National Fire Academy

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930     @PGFDPIO

Congratulations are in order for Battalion Chief Andrew K. Pantelis.  He was recently appointed to the Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy.  His term began on October 1, 2014 and will run through September 30, 2017.

Pantelis also serves as President of our Prince George’s County Professional Firefighters and Paramedics Association, IAFF Local 1619.

In his written notification W. Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), wrote; “I appreciate your willingness to serve on the Board.  I know the Agency will benefit from your ideas and experience.”

Upon notification of his appointment, Pantelis said, “It is my honor and privilege to represent our nation's fire service and advocate for training programs to meet the needs of our first responders.”

Prince George's County Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor stated, "Congratulations to Andy.  I'm confident he will have as much of an impact on the Board as he has had on this Department."

For additional information on the Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy, click here.

Congratulations Andy!!!