My “Mini” Bio:
Doug Schmitt has dedicated himself to a life of public service with over 20 years as a firefighter. He has acquired certification in Kansas as a Firefighter, Fire Officer, EMT, law enforcement officer and Emergency Manager. Doug is currently serving the citizens of Soldier Township in Shawnee County, Kansas as their Fire Chief. In addition, Doug is also on the Northeast Kansas Incident Management Team.
Doug enjoys tinkering with projects and constantly learning something new. Over the years, Doug has acquired multiple skills sets and a very diverse knowledge base from activities and employments in addition to the Public Safety realm. Doug’s past employments and activities include being a US Army Infantryman, chemical plant foreman, ASE certified automotive repair technician, amateur radio operator, commercial truck driver and by developing his own website and computer network.
Doug is also an avid weather enthusiast who spends most of his springs watching the weather in Kansas for the emergency management community and the NWS.
Doug also maintain a site dedicated to Whitney at: www.whitneyvandyke.com
Links to items about me:
- Doug Schmitt As Fire Chief
- Firefighters train amid flames of house slated for destruction
- ‘Man of vision’: New director of emergencies takes over / LJWorld.com
- County Taps Schmitt
- Governor Announces Appointments
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