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Posted on: May 1, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Fire Dept. Promotions - Steven Riley Named New Deputy Chief

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: May 1, 2015

At the April 30, 2015 Village Board Meeting, there were several promotions announced for the Westmont Fire Department. “This is part of our on-going succession program in which we make sure we plan for the transition of leadership within the department,” says Westmont Fire Chief Dave Weiss. “These promotions coincide with the retirement announcements of several key staff positions. Through planning and training, we are making sure that our newly sworn officers are acquiring the knowledge of our veterans before they exit the department.”

The following promotions were announced at the April 30 meeting:
* Steven Riley promoted to Deputy Chief
* James Fitzgerald promoted to Duty Chief
* Arnie Nolan promoted to Captain
* Darren Boyce promoted to Lieutenant
* Eric Blaskovich promoted to Lieutenant
* Joe Newton promoted to Lieutenant

“We congratulate everyone who was promoted tonight,” says Village Manager Stephen May. “We are confident that they will continue our tradition of excellent fire protection and EMS service in Westmont.”

Photos from the swearing in ceremony can be found on the Village of Westmont website photo gallery:


Contact: Larry McIntyre
Village of Westmont Communications Director

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