Stephen Shaw is a 26-year veteran of the fire rescue service. He is the Assistant Chief for Training & EMS for Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue. Chief Shaw is an accredited Chief Fire Officer and the chair of the EMS Subcommittee for the Fire Chiefs Association of Broward County. He serves as Vice Chair of the South Florida Local Emergency Planning Committee. He is an IAFC Hazmat Committee member and a Hazmat Specialist for USAR Task Force 2.
As an instructor and writer, his articles have been featured in Fire Engineering magazine and he is a regular contributor to the Humpday Hangout focusing on training. He has presented at multiple conferences on topics including leadership, officer development, EMS, and training.
Lastly, he is a dedicated family man with a beautiful wife and two sons. In his spare time, he brews beer, makes handcrafted soap, and enjoys working in his garage.