May 2013

Mike Dade
Firefighter Mike Dade

Firefighter Dade is a ten-year veteran of the department starting his tenure on October 6, 2003.  He is currently assigned as a firefighter on the First Shift.

Firefighter Dade is certified as a Firefighter II, Apparatus Engineer and Paramedic.  Firefighter Dade is an instructor with John Wood Community College and the Illinois Fire Service Institute.  He has served as a member of both the Technical Rescue Team and the Hazardous Materials Teams and is currently a member of the Public Education Team.  He is also a past Employee of the Month recipient as he was also recognized in August 2012.