Volunteer Spotlight: Vern Losh

Vern-LoshName: Vern Losh
Title: Battalion Chief (volunteer)
Department Name: Healdsburg Fire Department
Location: Healdsburg, CA

How long have you been an NVFC member?
20 years+

Why are you an NVFC member?
Because of the support that the NVFC provides volunteers.

What is your occupation?
Retired Fire Chief

Why are you a volunteer firefighter, EMT, or rescue provider?
Simple, I want to give back to my community and pass on my knowledge, skills, and abilities to other firefighters.

What year did you join the fire or emergency services?

What are your memorable moments as a firefighter or EMS provider?
Being able to be the keynote speaker at my son’s graduation from his fire academy.

What contributions have you (and your department) made in your community?
The best thing that we can do as members of our communities is to educate our neighbors on how to prevent and be prepared for any emergency that could impact their lives.

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