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Terry Jester


Position(s): Delaware (2015-17)
Email: 89chief@comcast.net
Phone: 302.270.8989Joined the Memorial Volunteer Fire Company of Slaughter Beach, Delaware in  Took all of the classes At the Delaware State Fire School and in 1978 became an Instructor at the Fire School. Still very active today. In 1978 started and served as the first President of the Sussex County Ambulance Association. Served as Fire Chief at Memorial from 1981 thru 1983. Under the direction of DVFA President Dick Mitchell, chaired the establishment of the Delaware Volunteer Ambulance Association in 1983 and served as the First President.

Joined the Carlisle Vol. Fire Co. of Milford, Delaware in 1986. In 1987 served as a Director and Asst. Chief. Served as Fire Chief from 1988 to 1991. Due to family commitment rejoined Memorial VFC in 1992 and again served as Fire Chief from 1993 thru 2000 & 2005 thru 2012.

Currently serves as the Chairman of the Marine Task Force for the Delaware State Fire Chiefs Association and has since 2004. Served as Co-Chairman of the Sussex County Call-Board Committee, 2007-2008. Went thru the chairs of the Sussex County Fire Chiefs Association and served as its President from 2010-2011.

Joined the International Association of Fire Chiefs in 2007 and became the Delaware Director, for the Eastern Division, of the IAFC in 2013. Currently serves as the Eastern Division's representative for the National Advisory Council of the Fire-Rescue GPO. Served as President of the Delaware State Fire Chiefs Association from 2014-2017, also serving as President of the Sussex County Volunteer Firefighters Association from 2015-2018. Still serving as Fire Chief of the Memorial FD from 2014 to present.

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