ELI  SANTIAGO                                      

     Summary of experience includes:
    • Work Place 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 
    • Evacuation planning and training, including Hi-Rise
    • Floor / Fire Warden training
    • 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 (EMTS Academy) 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 31 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.