Ed Rush

Ed Rush has more than 48 years in the fire service, both career and volunteer. He retired as career chief of the Hartsdale, NY, Fire Department and previously served as chief of the Elmsford, NY, Volunteer Fire Department. Rush currently volunteers with the Lewes, DE, Fire Department and Montgomery County, MD, Fire and Rescue, where he also is a Peer Support team member. He served seven years on the board of the Volunteer & Combination Officers Section of the International Association of Fire Chiefs. Rush serves on the Government Affairs Committee of the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs.