Susan Nicol, an associate editor for Firehouse.com, has been a Maryland EMT since 1977. She is a life member and active with the Brunswick Volunteer Ambulance & Rescue Company and active with the Oxford Volunteer Fire Company. Nicol is assistant secretary of Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association and secretary of the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) Region II EMS Council. She also is a board member of the American Trauma Society, Maryland Division, and volunteers on the EMT crew for the Frederick Keys, the Baltimore Orioles Class A baseball team. Prior to joining the Firehouse team, she was a staff writer for The Frederick News-Post, covering fire, law enforcement, court and legislative issues.
Ed Ballam is the industry and products associate editor for Firehouse, a captain with the Haverhill Corner (N.H.) Fire Department, and a National Registered EMT. He is also a Deputy Forest Fire Warden for the New Hampshire Division of Forests and Lands. Professionally, he's been a journalist for over 30 years working for a variety of publications, including employment as managing editor of a national fire service trade journal for more than a decade.
Elizabeth Friszell-Neroulas is a 10-year veteran at Cygnus Business Media, nine years with Firehouse , and works out of the Melville, NY, office. She has a bachelor's degree in publishing from Hofstra University.
Ed Nichols is the vice president of Cygnus Events, including: EMS World Expo , World Trauma Symposium , Firehouse World , Firehouse Expo , Officer World , Enforcement Expo and Secured Cities . On Twitter: @FireEMSLawEd