EMS Master Jamie Calderon elected President!
We are pleased to formally announce that EMS Master Jamie Calderon was elected as the 27th President of the Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department at the December 2023 Membership Meeting!
Jamie has been a dedicated BVFD Member since December 2016. She became a charge Aide in May of 2018, an EMS Driver in February of 2019, and was promoted to EMS Master in May of 2023. EMT Calderon consistently provides duty shift coverage as well as being flexible to cover additional shifts when possible. She has been an effective leader, mentor, and trainer over the past seven years. She has been instrumental as a reliable leader on the Membership Committee, which she has chaired since 2020. Her work engaging new Members from orientation to EMS training to ensuring advancement has been stellar. Jamie has served on the Board of Directors since June of 2021 and served as Second Vice President in 2023.
In January of 2023 Jamie was honored at the 2021/2022 award ceremony for the Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Rescue Association as EMT of the Year.
In addition, Jamie brings over ten (10) years of outpatient medicine and managerial experience to the Board of Directors. With degrees in Criminal Justice, Community Health, and Nursing, Jamie has shown a solid dedication to the development of our EMS program. She is also an ER Nurse and wishes to be a bridge between our growing community and emergency medical services personnel, serving in the community where she grew up.