​Kiona L. Black

Term: 4 years from July 1, 2016
Thurmont, Maryland

Instructor Kiona Black was appointed to the MFRETC in 2016. Ms. Black currently serves as an instructor for the Maryland Fire-Rescue Institute, acts as a reviewer for the EMT Refresher curriculum and Instructor Evaluator, and mentors new instructors. In addition, Ms. Black continues to serve as a part-time emergency services instructor for the Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services and developed and coordinated the implementation of a new online training and records program for the Department. Ms. Black is a life member of the Citizens Truck Company in Frederick, Maryland, where she is a Firefighter/EMT. Additionally with the company she has served as an Executive Board Member, Secretary, Lieutenant of Training, and the company representative to the Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association. Since 1989, Ms. Black has been a member of the Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company, where she has acted as a Firefighter/EMT. During her time with Walkersville, she has additionally served as Membership Committee Chair, Lieutenant of Training, and Assistant Secretary. Ms. Black has also been actively involved with the Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association, having served as a company representative, Assistant Secretary, Secretary, and 1st Vice President. Ms. Black represents career emergency services instructors.