Zionsville Fire Department announces the hiring of Mr. Kerry O’Haver as Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Manager. O’Haver has started in this role part-time and will transition to full-time after the holidays.
O’Haver brings more than 36 years of experience in the EMS field. He previously worked for the City of Lawrence Fire Department where he served as the EMS Duty Officer, implementing training and mentor programs and overseeing three Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulances. O’Haver has more than 20 years of service with the US Army, both Active Duty and Reserves. This includes roles as a drill sergeant, flight medic and special operations.
O’Haver has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Safety from Siena Heights University and an associate’s degree in Fire Science from Ivy Tech. He is a registered EMT/Paramedic with the State of Indiana and is NFPA certified Fire Officer IV. He is a graduate of the Ohio Fire Executive program from Ohio State University.
“Kerry’s enthusiasm and excitement to start his new position is inspiring and I look forward to the innovative ideas that his years of fire and emergency experience will bring to ZFD,” said Chief VanGorder.