Battalion Chief  

Name: Derek A. Church
Other Qualifications:
NREMT, Fire Officer I, Fire Officer II, and Fire Instructor I
Hometown: Bluffton, SC
At BTFD Since:
10/15/1995

Additional Information:
College:
Associates in Applied Science / General Business - Fire Service Management
Associates Degree in Fire Service Administration and am currently working on a Bachelors in Business Administration





Captain  
Name: Jerry A. Piccioli
Other Qualifications:
EMT
Hometown: Hilton Head Island
At BTFD Since: 3/18/2005

Additional Information:
Military Branch: Navy
Years: 4    
Rank: E4


Name: Emerson Kovalanchik
Other Qualifications: South Carolina Task Force #1 Urban Search & Rescue (rescue specialist), Bluffton/Hilton Head regional response team #4(rescue specialist), Bluffton Fire department fire investigation team (certified Fire Explosive investigator), Bluffton/Hilton Head Hazardous material team ( Haz-Mat technician) Bluffton Fire department honor guard team member, SCFA instructor
Hometown: Camden SC
At BTFD Since: 7/15/1996

Name:  Jayme Beach
Other Qualifications: NREMT Basic
Hometown:  Ridgeland SC
At BTFD Since: 5/12/2000
Departments:  Ridgeland Fire Dept. / Jasper County



Name:  Richard Dollahan
Other Qualifications: IFSAC FF1&2, IFSAC Fire Officer 1&2, IFSAC Fire Instructor 1, EVDT, Aerial Operator, Haz-Mat Tech, NREMT-B, Wildland FF, Confined Space Recue, Trench Rescue, Auto Extrication, Incident Safety Officer, Public Information Officer
Hometown: Savannah, GA
At BTFD Since: 7/13/1996
Departments:  SSFD Savannah GA

Name: Ben Rushing
Other Qualifications: EMT
At BTFD Since: 5/10/2003
Name: Joe Dembeck
Other Qualifications:
Medic
Hometown: Lansing Mi home of  MSU
At BTFD Since: 9/5/1998

Name:  Julian Edgar Rhodes Jr    
Other Qualifications:  EMT, Special operations - RRT 4,
Hometown: Estill
At BTFD Since: 10/10/2005



 
Lieutenant  
Name: Dwane S. Wilkinson 
Other Qualifications:
EMT/Driver Operator
Hometown: Mechanicsburg, Pa.
At BTFD Since: 1/2/2002


Name: Derek D. Beeler
Other Qualifications:
EMT, Wildland Team
Hometown: Beloit, WI
At BTFD Since: 1/29/2007

Additional Information:
Military Branch: US Marine Corps
Years:     8.5yrs
Rank: 
Sgt

Other: Bachelors in fire science from CSU
Senior Firefighter C  
Name: Giovanni Scianna    
Other Qualifications: Medic
Hometown: Akron, Ohio
At BTFD Since: 3/24/2008

Name:  David Mack
Other Qualifications: EMT, Tanker Operator
At BTFD Since: 7/20/1992


Name: Grant Turner
Other Qualifications: EMT, Haz Mat Tech, Fire Investigator
At BTFD Since: 8/3/2002


Name:  Rhett Livingston   
Other Qualifications: EMT
At BTFD Since: 10/17/1998

Name: Justin Olds
Other Qualifications:
EMT
At BTFD Since: 12/21/2002


Name: Michael Provo
Other Qualifications: EMT, HAz Mat Tech
Hometown: Prince William County, V.A.
At BTFD Since: 1/29/2007
Military: Rank E-4  rate/ Boatswains mate U.S. Coast Guard Reserves
Name: Jim Thomas
Other Qualifications: EMT
Hometown:  Hampton, SC
At BTFD Since:  8/11/2008

 
Senior Firefighter B  
Name: Blake Crosby
Other Qualifications:
At BTFD Since:
2/16/2002



Name: Randy McGarvey    
Other Qualifications: EMT
At BTFD Since: 7/27/2009
Name: Enrique Baez
Other Qualifications: EMT
At BTFD Since: 6/18/2005
Name: Phillip Horton
Other Qualifications: Medic
Hometown: Ridgeland, SC
At BTFD Since: 8/6/2012
Senior Firefighter A  
Name: Travis Boulware
Other Qualifications: EMT
Hometown:
At BTFD Since: 5/2013

Name: Chris Himes
Other Qualifications:

Hometown: Bluffton, SC
At BTFD Since: 7/2011

Name: Michael Harrelson
Other Qualifications: Paramedic
Hometown:
At BTFD Since: 1/2014


Name: Jacob “Jake” Hartley
Other Qualifications: EMT
Hometown: Bluffton, SC
At BTFD Since: 5/2013

Name : Andrew Hatcher
Other Qualifications: EMT
Hometown:
At BTFD Since: 5/2013
Name : Taylor Kamp
Other Qualifications: EMT
Hometown: Penfield, New York
At BTFD Since: 5/2013
Firefighter II  
Name: Ted Lange
Other Qualifications:
EMT
At BTFD Since:
1/26/2008
Name: Anthony Crosetto            
Other Qualifications:
EMT
Hometown:
Denver, Colorado 
At BTFD Since:
1/2015

Name: Parker Dennis III
Other Qualifications: EMT
Hometown: Pouslbo, Washington
At BTFD Since: 1/2014

Name:Jeremy Eby
Other Qualifications: EMT
Hometown:
At BTFD Since: 5/2013


Name: Guillermo Holzmann
Other Qualifications: EMT
Hometown: Paysandu, Uruguay
At BTFD Since: 1/2015

Name: TJ McCullion
Other Qualifications: EMT
Hometown:
At BTFD Since: 1/2014


Name: David Romine
Other Qualifications: EMT
Hometown: Birmingham, AL
At BTFD Since: 5/2013
Name: Jason Williams            
Other Qualifications: EMT
Hometown:
At BTFD Since: 1/2015
Firefighter I  

 
Probationary Firefighter