Countryman Appointed EMA Director
July 8, 2020
Chairman William Hadley would like to announce that Kevin Countryman has been appointed to the position of Emergency Management Agency (EMA), Director effective Monday, June 22, 2020.
Mr. Countryman is a 26-year veteran of the Freeport Fire Department being promoted to Fire Chief in June of 2005 until his retirement in 2013. Mr. Countryman was the Coordinator for the Fire Science Degree Program at Rock Valley College where he still continues to instruct. Mr. Countryman brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the EMA position which includes overseeing MABAS Division 17 response to H...