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Captain Jason Waterfield

Vice President/Chief Financial Office

Captain Jason Waterfield is the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Emergency Management Solutions. He has over 32 years in the career and volunteer fire service. He retired as Fire Chief of the Island’s Fire & Rescue Department in January 2015. He is completing a second career with Savannah Fire & Emergency Services (Georgia) as a hazardous materials Captain and is currently reassigned to the West Battalion as the interim Battalion Chief. Captain Waterfield has NPQ Awareness, Operations, Technician, HazMat Command, and Hazardous Materials Instructor-II.

He has taken advanced courses specializing in weapons of mass destruction from the National Defense Preparedness Consortium. He is working on completing a bachelor’s degree in Fire Administration. He is an alumnus from the National & State Fire Academies and is affiliated with the Association of Fire Chiefs in Chatham County, the International Association of Fire Chiefs, the Southeastern Association of Fire Chiefs, the Georgia State Firefighters Association, the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs, the National Fire Academy Alumni Association, and Project Lifesaver International.

He has served key response and command roles during the Powell-Duffyn tank farm explosion in April 1995, the Atlanta Olympic Detail in July 1996, the G-8 Meeting in June 2004, and the port fire and ire clean-up involving virgin rubber in February 2014. As a Principal Consultant with the PENTA Consortium, Jason has been involved in a wide array of projects including service as an Assistant Project Manager for the Harris County (Texas) Multi-Agency Gap Analysis. Captain Waterfield also serves as a Lieutenant with the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office Training Division. In this role, he oversees hazardous materials training and on-scene command and interoperability training for law enforcement personnel.