Capt. Michael "Mick" Mayers is the Deputy Director of the South Carolina Emergency Response Task Force Urban Search and Rescue Program (SC-TF1) and is a Fire/Rescue Captain on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, serving since 1982.
Capt. Mayers is the Secretary of NFPA 1006; Professional Qualifications for Rescue Technicians and is active in working with other State US&R teams to develop standards. He holds a degree in Fire Science Technology from Savannah Technical Institute and professional certifications as a fire officer, instructor, hazardous materials technician and National Registry Paramedic. Mick is also enrolled in the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program. Capt. Mayers is an adjunct instructor for the South Carolina Fire Academy and serves on several rescue technical development committees.
Capt. Mayers is a native of Montgomery County, PA and lives on Hilton Head Island with his wife, Kathleen, and daughters Emma and Caroline. He is a fourth generation firefighter; his father is the Chief Fire Marshal for Towamencin Township, PA and his brother is a career fire officer in Anne Arundel County, MD.