ELI  SANTIAGO                                      

     Summary of experience includes:
    • Work Place Fire and Life Safety Educator
    • Assigned to the AFD Public Education / Community Outreach / Public Relations section
    • Hispanic liaison for AFD and Spanish media outlets 
    • Evacuation planning and training, including Hi-Rise
    • Floor Warden / Emergency Response Team training 
    • Fire safety instruction for Health Care Facilities, including Assisted Living and Nursing Homes
    • Hotel / Motel Emergency Response training
    • Fire Extinguisher training
    • Professional relationship with many of Austin's commercial  management companies and Hi tech companies
    • CPR / AED and First Aid Instructor for the Austin Travis County Emergency Medical Services (ATCEMS)
    • Williamson County CPR / AED and First Aid 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
    Experience :

    - Continuing Education classes spanning 29 yrs
    - Advanced Firefighter certification
    - 29 years as an Emergency Medical Tech. EMT
    - Certified CPR, AED and first aid instructor
    •    American Heart Association 
    •    Medic First Aid
    - Se habla Espanol.


    Do you know the difference between
    a Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest ?