Emergency Services
History
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Emergency Services Operations Staff History
As of June, 2002 (as best we have it)

Years Served
Department
Fire Coordinator -
Operations Car 1
Howard (Harp) Wilson
1956 - 1959
Fuller Road
George Erwin
1960 - 1964
Shaker Road
Ed Flynn
1965 - 1970
Schuyler Heights
George Erwin
1971 - 1973
Shaker Road
James Meyer
1974 - 1976
Midway
Tom Morrison
1977 - 1981
Latham
Grant Smith, Jr.
1982 - 1985
Menands
James Frank
1986
Colonie Village
Martin Buff
1987
Shaker Road
William Schmidtt
1988 - 1992
Midway
Warren Carr, Jr.
1993 - 1994
Latham
Robert Napier
1995 - 1998
Verdoy
Edward Potyrala
1999 - Present
Boght
     
Deputy Coordinator -
Operations Car 2
George Erwin 1956 - 1959 Shaker Road
Don Surdam 1960 - 1968 Stanford Heights
Ed Zebrowski 1968 - 1970 West Albany
James Meyer 1971 - 1974 Midway
Alan Sherman 1975 - 1976 Colonie Village
Robert Neville 1977 - 1978 Colonie Village
Grant Smith 1979 - 1981 Menands
James Frank 1982 - 1985 Colonie Village
Martin Buff 1986 Shaker Road
Robert Winn 1987 - 1988 Verdoy
Michael Colligan 1989 - 1992 Midway
Robert Stewart 1993 - 1995 Verdoy
Joseph Berkery 1995 Maplewood
John Slingerland 1996 - Present Latham
     
Operations Car 3
George Proper, Jr. 1956 - 1959 Midway
Joseph Zeyak 1960 - 1963 Colonie Village
Tom O'Hare 1964 - 1965 Latham
Ed Zebrowski 1968 West Albany
James Meyer 1969 - 1970 Midway
Alan Sherman 1971 - 1974 Colonie Village
Tom Morrison 1975 - 1976 Latham
Paul Reepmeyer 1978 - 1982 Boght
Robert Winn 1983 - 1986 Verdoy
Robert Doty 1987 Latham
James Darbyshire 1988 Latham
Robert Stewart 1989 - 1992 Verdoy
Joe Berkery 1993 - 1995 Maplewood
Don Brundage 1995 - 1996 Menands
Edward Potyrala 1997 - 1998 Boght
Andrew Cohen 1999 - 2000 Menands
Dennis Miller 2001 - Present Stanford Heights
     
Operations Car #4
Chuck Wager 1959 - 1960 Verdoy
George Proper, Jr. 1961 - 1963 Midway
Joseph Zeyak 1964 - 1966 Colonie Village
Ronald Carey 1967 - 1969 Verdoy
Sal Bisognano 1970 West Albany
Charles Blanchard 1971 Latham
William Weiss, Sr. 1972 - 1974 Fuller Road
Robert Neville 1975 - 1976 Colonie Village
Steve Wisely 1977 - 1978 Shaker Road
Ross Buddenhagen 1979 Midway
William Mitchell, Sr. 1980 - 1981 West Albany
James Frank 1982 - 1985 Colonie Village
Martin Buff 1986 Shaker Road
Robert Winn 1987 Verdoy
Rocky Stewart 1988 Verdoy
Don Brundage 1989 - 1995 Menands
Lawrence Washburn 1995 - 1996 :Latham
Curtis Benedetto 1997 - 1998 West Albany
Ron Coy 1999 - 2000 Colonie Village
David Haller 2001 - Present Fuller Road
     
     
     
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