Michael Patrick Bell Edit Profile
Bachelor of Education, University Toledo, 1978. Student, National Fire Academy, Emmitsburg, Maryland, since 1993.
With, Norfolk & Western Runway, 1977-1987;
firefighter/paramedic, Department Fire & Rescue Operations, Toledo, 1980-1985;
Lieutenant, Department Fire & Rescue Operations, Toledo, 1985-1988;
captain, Department Fire & Rescue Operations, Toledo, 1988-1990;
chief, director, Department Fire & Rescue Operations, Toledo, since 1990. 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.
God commands His people to respect the authority of political leaders and honor them. God also commands His people to pray for their political leaders.
Language of a derogatory nature (with regard to race, nationality, ethnic background, gender, sexuality, and physical differences) does not reflect value for one another and contradicts the Christian teaching.
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).