Victor Stagnaro joined the Foundation staff in 2010 and serves as the Director of Fire Service Programs, which includes the Everyone Goes Home®, and the Local Assistance State Teams. He has over 25 years of experience in the fire service. He was hired by the Prince George's County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department in 1985. In addition to serving as a firefighter and station officer, he has been a fire instructor, Public Information Officer, Battalion Chief, Executive Officer to the Fire Chief, Fire Marshal, and Operations Shift Chief. Victor authored a chapter in Fire Engineering's Handbook for Firefighter I and II on EMS in the Fire Service. He retired as the Deputy Chief of Emergency Operations in early 2010. He has been involved with the Foundation dating back to 1998, when he served as the Incident Commander for the Memorial Weekend for several years and assisted with the New York Response Team on 9/11. Victor and his family reside in Annapolis, Maryland.