Deputy Chief John Jerome was appointed to the
Commission in October 2011. He currently serves as Deputy Fire Chief and
Department Executive Officer for the Howard County Department of Fire and
Rescue Services. He previously served as the bureau chief responsible for
education and training, overseeing the planning, curriculum development, and
delivery of all training for the career and volunteer members of the
organization. He has been an instructor for EMT, paramedic, fire, and
fire service management courses since 1996. Prior to beginning his career
in Howard County in 1993, he served for five years as a volunteer
firefighter/paramedic for the Ellicott City Volunteer Fire Department.
Chief Jerome's education includes Post-Graduate Certificates in distance
education (2013) and instructional systems development (2015), and a Bachelor
of Arts degree in economics and emergency health services management (1991).
He is a graduate of the National Fire Academy's Executive Fire Officer
Program (2008), and has been a paramedic for 25 years. Mr. Jerome
represents career emergency services personnel.
6 North Liberty Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 767-3300
Toll Free: (800) 974-0203 (If calling outside of the Baltimore City area)