Association Secretary, Firemen's Association of the State of New York
JOHN S. D'ALESSANDRO is the Secretary and Volunteer Coordinator for the Firefighters Association of the State of NY. He develops communications and policy strategies and manages the organization's SAFER grants. Secretary D'Alessandro is a member of the NFPA Responder Forum, the IAFC VCOS Communications Committee, the NFFF Cancer Workgroup, a fire commissioner and an interior firefighter. He has 40+ years of experience as a crisis communicator and a media relations specialist. He presents on critical fire service issues at national forums and is the editor of the Volunteer Firefighter magazine.