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Mary Michelle Murphy

Master Consultant

Mary Michelle Murphy
Master Consultant, Emergency Management Solutions (Florida Division)
Chief Murphy retired as the Division Chief of Communications for the City of Boca Raton, Florida Fire Rescue with more than 30 years of Fire/EMS response experience. Division Chief Murphy was one of the primary HazMat technicians at the first Anthrax incident in October of 2001, which lasted several months assisting federal agencies with the mitigation of the incident. She lectures to fire departments throughout North America on issues that surround hazmat medicine, medical surveillance, HazMat Safety. She is the recipient of the 2013 “In the Zone Award” for leadership, service and support in education of the hazardous materials first response community. Michelle has been involved in the development, management and delivery of many local, state, federal programs for several organizations including: National Fire Academy, International Association of Firefighters, and private consulting firms employed by the Army to assess Civil Support Teams. She is a certified Dive Medic Chamber Operator, Hazardous Materials Technician and Tactical Medic. She also serves on several Hazardous Materials related committees at both the local and federal levels. Chief Murphy continues as a field evaluator, subject matter expert for several Hazardous Materials / WMD exercises, private industry and local emergency services. Much of Division Chief Murphy’s work has been with organizations that promote and educate children that are survivors of severe burns. As the South Florida Burn Children’s Camp regional coordinator, she assists in the organization of activities that promote Burn Camp, a volunteer service to assist children burn survivors.