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Michael Patrick Bell

Michael Patrick Bell, American Mayor, Toledo. Certified state fire and Emergency Medical Technician, paramedic, fire instructor, Emergency Medical Technician instructor. Recipient 3d Place award DuPont Combat Challeng Chiefs Division, 1993, Champion Chiefs Division, 1992, award for excellence Citizens Monitoring Board, City of Toledo, 1988; selected as Olympic Torch Bearer.

Background

  • Bell, Michael Patrick was born on March 19, 1955 in Alexandria, Louisiana, United States. Son of Norman and Ora Bell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Education, University Toledo, 1978. Student, National Fire Academy, Emmitsburg, Maryland, since 1993.

    Career

    • With Norfolk & Western Runway, 1977-1987. Firefighter/paramedic Department Fire & Rescue Operations, Toledo, 1980-1985, lieutenant, 1985-1988, captain, 1988-1990, chief, director, 1990—2007. State fire marshal State of Ohio, 2007—2010.

      Mayor City of Toledo, Ohio, since 2010. Adjunct fire instructor National Fire Academy, Emmitsburg, Maryland. Instructor State Fire School, 1986-1990.

      Member human relations task force committee Toledo Fire and Rescue Division, 1988. Chairperson Committee 2 Save Lives, 1993. Member task force for diversity of student population National Fire Academy, Emmitsburg, 1993.

    Major achievements

    • Certified state fire and Emergency Medical Technician, paramedic, fire instructor, Emergency Medical Technician instructor.

    Politics

    Christians should be dedicated to the holy responsibility and privilege of loving people of all races and ethnicities in religious communities.

    Religion

    Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.

    Views

    Spiritual support, encouragement and challenge should be major strengths of a Christian community.

    Membership

    Board directors Easter Seals of Northwest Ohio, Toledo, Boy Scouts American, Toledo, Salvation Army, Toledo, American Red Cross, Toledo, The Bethany House, Toledo, American Liver Foundation, Intercity Youth Movement. Chairperson Salvation Army Summer Food Program, 1992. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (life), International Fire Chiefs Association (chairperson task force for diversity since 1993, safety committee 1992-1993), Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association, International Society Fire Service Instructors, Lucas County Fire Chiefs Association, New Union of Blacks to Improve America, University Toledo Alumni Association, University Toledo Varsity T Club, Toledo Fire Fighters Local (associate), Glass City Black Brothers Firefighters Association (associate).

    Personality

    Interests

    Rollerblading, sports.

    Connections

    • father: Norman Bell
    • mother: Ora Bell
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    Born March 19, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1978
      University Toledo
    • 1977 - 1987
      With Norfolk & Western Rwy.
    • 1980 - 1985
      firefighter/paramedic Department Fire & Rescue Operations
      Toledo, Belize
    • 1985 - 1988
      firefighter/paramedic Department Fire & Rescue Operations
    • 1988 - 1990
      firefighter/paramedic Department Fire & Rescue Operations
    • 1990 - 2007
      firefighter/paramedic Department Fire & Rescue Operations
    • 2007 - 2010
      state fire marshal State of Ohio
    • 2010
      mayor City of Toledo
      Ohio, United States
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