Karls Paul-Noel, firefighter. Achievements include recognition as the highest-ranking Haitian-American firefighter in the nation; responding to disasters worldwide, including earthquakes in Turkey and Haiti, the Mozambique Floods, and numerous hurricanes. Named one of The 100 Most Influential People in the World, TIME magazine, 2010. Member of Haitian American Leadership Organization.
Paul-Noel, Karls was born in 1957.
Associate of Arts in Fire Science Technology, Miami Dade College, Florida. Bachelor in Public Administration, Barry University, Miami. Master of Public Administration, Florida International University.
Active member urban search & rescue team Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue Department, since 1987, various positions including recruit instructor & training captain, now assistant fire chief, technical & supportive services. Adjunct medical professor Miami Dade College, Florida International University.
Member of Haitian American Leadership Organization.