ELI  SANTIAGO                                      

           Summary of experience includes:
    • Work Place Fire and Life Safety Educator
    • Assigned to the AFD Public Education / Community Outreach / Public Relations sections
    • AFD Hispanic liaison for Spanish media outlets 
    • Evacuation planning and training, including Hi-Rise
    • Floor Warden / Emergency Response Team training 
    • Fire safety instruction 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 Paramedic / EMT CPR/AED Instructor

     - 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
     - Four certificates of Appreciation
        * One of two ever awarded to any AFD member
      Educational Experience :

    - Continuing Fire/Medical  education
       classes spanning 29 years
    - 31 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.