William Shouldis

William Shouldis retired from the Philadelphia Fire Department as a deputy chief after serving in both line and staff positions for more than 34 years. His assignments included working directly for the fire chief on labor relations and accountability issues, field commander for half of the city, the department’s safety officer, director of training and the leader of the Hazardous Materials Task Force. Shouldis is an instructor at the National Fire Academy and the Emergency Management Institute. He earned a master’s degree in public safety from St. Joseph’s University.