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Last night, Twinsburg City leaders recognized Lieutenant Gina DeVito-Staub at the city council meeting for her successful completion of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program.
The National Fire Academy’s (NFA) Executive Fire Officer Program (EFOP) provides senior fire officers with a broad perspective on various facets of fire and emergency services administration.
Officers in the program journey on a path of professional development that spans four years and includes Applied Research Projects (ARP) must be completed that relates to your organization.
Lieutenant Staub’s ARP titles included:
- Paring Patient Needs to Emergency Department Resources: Developing a Medical Transport Standard Operating Procedure
- Constructing a Cardiac health Risk Profile: Building the Foundation for a Community Cardiac Wellness Program for the City of Twinsburg, Ohio
- Impact of the Aging Population on EMS Operations at the Twinsburg Fire Department
- Identifying Operational Guidelines: 800 MHz Digital Radio system
Gina joined Twinsburg Fire as a part-time firefighter paramedic in 1997, hired a fulltime member in 2000 and promoted to Lieutenant in 2006. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Hiram College, as well as dual-Masters Degrees from Grand Canyon College in Leadership and Business Administrations. Lieutenant Staub is also an instructor and adjunct professor for The University of Akron, as well as instructor for the Ohio Fire Chief’s Association and Ohio Fire Academy. She is also the lead advisor for Twinsburg Fire Explorer Post #34.
Gina resides in Solon with her husband Herb and son Sullivan (Sully).
Join us in sending our congratulations to Lieutenant Staub on this long and successful journey. #twinsburg #twinsburgfire