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919 | SPOTLIGHT He is a Federal Emergency Management Agency/Department of Homeland Security Urban Search and Rescue Task Force Leader and has participated in several national and international deployments – and holds a BS in Emergency Medical Care from Western Carolina University. Jenkins has led several initiatives to improve firefighter safety. Under his leadership, the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department was M. FOY JENKINS one of the first metro New Morrisville Fire Rescue size fire departments to issue thermal imaging Dept. Chief cameras, portable radios and flashlights to every assigned firefighter on all fire trucks. Relocating air packs

‘I am grateful for the opportunity to lead such a great organization.’

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from the crew cab area to the rear of fire truck has become a standard apparatus specification under Jenkins’ leadership. “I am grateful for the opportunity to lead such a great organization,” said Jenkins. “The level of professionalism that I have seen in every staff member helped me to realize that Morrisville is the place that I want to start the next chapter of my career that has spanned almost 35 years.” Jenkins begins work with the Town of Morrisville on May 8. He replaces Todd Wright, who recently transitioned to Assistant City Manager.

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