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Employee Promotion Announcement August 2020


Fire Chief Scott Baker Announces Promotions

It is our honor to congratulate Engineer Hamann and  Engineer Vandover on their new positions at Tahoe Douglas Fire.
Kurt Hamann promoted to Engineer

Born and raised in Douglas County, Hamann began his career with TDPFD in 2010 as a member of the Zephyr Crew.  He served as commander of his Lake Tahoe Community College Fire Academy class; in 2013 he was promoted to firefighter and completed REMSA’s Paramedic Program.
Scott Vandover promoted to Engineer

Scott joined TDFPD in 2012, bringing 7 years of experience at REMSA as a preceptor and field training officer with oversight responsibilities for the most inexperienced EMTs and paramedics to teach, guide and mentor their development. As a paramedic, Scott helped refine and advance EMS protocols and was on the paramedic team that launched the Continuing Quality Improvement (CQI) process to consistently review patient care for feedback and training purposes. He is generous with his time and experience and continues to invest in the education and growth of new EMS personnel.  Scott is a member of the Insurance Advisory Committee, Local 2441 Negotiations Committee and the Post-Retirement Trust Board of Trustees.  Engineer Vandover has an AA degree in Fire Science and is working towards a BS degree in Emergency Management and Homeland Security.
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