Volunteer Spotlight: Will Treen

Name: Will Treen
Title: Assistant Chief
Department: Banner Elk Fire-Rescue
Location: Newland, NC

Why are you an NVFC member?
I think that as a community stakeholder and public safety professional, it is important to stay abreast of current information, topics, and discussions amongst other professionals that ultimately benefit my community. I love being a community servant, and being a member of NVFC helps me stay informed. I enjoy the daily forum discussion emails.

What is your occupation?

Why are you a fire service volunteer?
I love my community and enjoy protecting it. It is a rewarding experience.

What year did you join the fire or emergency services?

What are your memorable moments as a firefighter or EMS provider?
Helping my community on a daily basis and being there to help all who need or call.

What contributions have you (and your department) made in your community?
We offer community CPR courses and recently have improved our community’s ISO rating to lower insurance costs for our citizens.

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