Volunteer Spotlight: Michael Snyder

Name: Michael Snyder
Title: Fire Marshal
Department Name: Auburn-Williams Fire Department
Location: Auburn, MI

Why are you an NVFC member?
Access to advocacy efforts on behalf of the volunteer fire service

What is your occupation? 
Fire Marshal (volunteer) and Safety Engineer (paid profession)

Why are you a volunteer firefighter, EMT, or rescue provider? 
Enjoyment of providing a unique service to my community

What year did you join the fire or emergency services? 

What are your memorable moments as a firefighter or EMS provider? 
There are many. Most revolve around personal and professional relationships developed over the years. There are also specific ones around individual incidents where the intervention and service of our department made a life changing, positive change.

What contributions have you (and your department) made in your community? 
Maintained sufficient motivation to maintain a trained volunteer fire department – thus providing great emergency service to our community at a very low cost.

Interested in serving your community? Find volunteer fire service opportunities at www.MakeMeAFirefighter.org.