Loading…
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Monday, 3/24/2014 - Updated: 4 months ago

City firefighter named to state pension board

BLADE STAFF

COLUMBUS — Daniel Desmond, a Toledo firefighter and paramedic since 1989, was recently appointed to a vacancy on the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund Board of Trustees.

He holds one of two seats reserved for active firefighters. He was appointed to replace Lawrence G. Petrick, Jr., who resigned. Mr. Desmond could ask fellow firefighters to elect him to his own four-year term on the board in 2015.

Vice president of Toledo Firefighters Local 92, Mr. Desmond previously served with the Sylvania Township Fire Department. He has been awarded the Life Saving Achievement Award.

In addition to two active firefighters, the board consists of two active police officers, a retired firefighter, and a retired police officer.

The remaining three trustees are appointed by the governor, state treasurer, and the General Assembly.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories