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Protective services official

Eric Copeland, American protective services official. Achievements include development of alternative emergency medical response plan using smaller vehicles; development of automatic mutual aid pact with neighboring fire departments. Recipient Life Saving award, Jackson Fire Department, 1993.

Background

Copeland, Eric was born on August 17, 1959 in Wayne, Michigan, United States. Son of Charles Deyo and Catherine Copeland.

Education

Degree in fire protection, Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2003. Degree in management, Spring Arbor University, Michigan, 2006.

Career

Meter reader, service representative water department City of Jackson, Michigan, 1980—1981. Firefighter Jackson Fire Department, 1981—1988, fire motor driver, 1988—1991, fire captain, 1991—2003, assistant chief operations, since 2003.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of alternative emergency medical response plan using smaller vehicles. Development of automatic mutual aid pact with neighboring fire departments.

Membership

Drive coordinator United Way, Jackson, 2002—2006. Member of Michigan Fire Inspectors Society, International Association Arson Investigators, International Association Fire Chiefs.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Exercise, music, travel, basketball.

Connections

Married Janet Elaine Clark, June 12, 1982. Children: Nicole Clark, Eric, Brandon, Bryan, Natalie.

father:
Charles Deyo

mother:
Catherine Copeland

spouse:
Janet Elaine Clark

child:
Nicole Clark Copeland

child:
Eric Copeland

child:
Brandon Copeland

child:
Bryan Copeland

child:
Natalie Copeland