Wayne A. Watson

Board member Wayne A. Watson, is Deputy Chief of Collier County EMS/Fire Department and has served in that capacity for seven years. Wayne has more than 22 years experience in emergency services and holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. He taught Paramedic and EMT programs at Edison Community College for 10 years and completed numerous management and leadership courses from the United States National Fire Academy. Wayne also has served as executive representative for EMS and/or Emergency Management at many special events and civic organizations such as the Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Community Preparedness Taskforce, the Rural Health Network, the EMS Policy Advisory Board, the Blue Ribbon Emergency Services Committee, and the ongoing Public Safety Authority.