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       ELI  SANTIAGO
        Summary of Experience includes:
     
         
    • Work / Home Fire and Life Safety Educator
    • Assigned to the AFD Public Education / Community Outreach / Public Relations section's
    • AFD Hispanic Liaison for Spanish TV & Radio media's
    • Co-founder of AFD's / Meals on Wheels smoke alarm program, targeting senior citizens and the disabled  
    • Evacuation planning and training, including Hi-Rise
    • Floor / Fire Warden training
    • Emergency Response Team training 
    • Fire Safety / CPR instructor for Health Care facilities
    • Fire Extinguisher training
    • Professional relationship with many of Austin's Commercial
        Management and Hi Tech companies
    • CPR / AED and First Aid Instructor for the Austin Travis County Emergency Medical Services (ATCEMS)
    • Williamson County EMS - CPR / AED and First Aid Instructor
    • Texas State University (EMTS Academy) Paramedic / EMT  CPR/AED certification Instructor

       
    Awards:

     -  Medal of Commendation for Public Education *
     -  Three Customer Service Stars
     -  Medal of Merit
     -  The Austin City Managers Ace award *
     -  Two Pride of the City awards
     -  Two Unit Citations
     -  Five Certificates of Appreciation 
        * One of two ever awarded to any AFD member
     
     Educational Experience :

     - Continuing Fire Technology & Prevention
       classes spanning 31years (240 hrs/year)
     - 35 years as an Emergency Medical Tech. (EMT)
     - Advanced Firefighter certification
     - Certified CPR, AED and First Aid Instructor
     
    •  American Heart Association 
    •  MEDIC First Aid
          
      - Se habla Espanol.

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     



    Did you know:

    Fire doubles in size
    every 30 seconds while smoke multiplies 10 fold every minute.