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James Reginald Paros

James Reginald Paros, American county official. Recipient Volunteer Service award American Heart Association Miami, 1981, Certified of Appreciation Governor of Florida, 1980, Board County Commissioners, 1980.

Background

  • Paros, James Reginald was born on September 19, 1950 in Key West, Florida, United States. Son of James Paul and Louise H. (Pritchard) Paros.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Florida Keys Community College, 1987. Bachelor, St. Leo College, 1991.

    Career

    • Emergency medical technical A & R Ambulance Service, Key West, 1967-1968. Paramedic J & J Ambulance Service, 1968-1977. Emergency services director Monroe County Government, 1977-1988, assistant county administration, since 1988.

      Adjunct faculty Florida Keys Community College, since 1977. CPR instructor/trainer American Heart Association, Key West, since 1978. First aid instructor American Red Cross, 1967-1980.

      Public safety director Monroe County, since 1988.

    Politics

    People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, the power of evil in the world is broken.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    As human beings people find themselves as part of an unjust, sinful and violent world, which we may feel individually helpless to change. If we accept forgiveness, God can enable us to resist evil and to live life to the full.

    Membership

    Board directors Governor's Energy Emergency Panel, Florida, 1979, Local Emergency Planning Council South Florida, 1988. Member building committee Fishermen's Hospital, Marathon, Florida, 1982. Board directors South Florida Emergency Medical Services Council, 1982.

    Member Dade County Trauma Advisory Committee, since 1991. Coach Little League T-Ball, 1991-1992. Member Florida Disaster Preparedness Association, Emergency Medical Service Providers Association, Florida Association County Emergency Medical Services, Monroe County Emergency Medical Services Council (chairman 1987-1988), Associated Public Safety Communications Officers.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, swimming, family sports.

    Connections

    • Married Kellye Joan Bolen, February 19, 1983. Children: Ashley Nicole, Ryan Edward, Reginald James.
    • father: James Paul Paros
    • mother: Louise H. (Pritchard) Paros
    • spouse: Kellye Joan Bolen
    • children: Ashley Nicole Paros
    • Ryan Edward Paros
    • Reginald James Paros
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    Born September 19, 1950
    (age 67)
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