Joseph M Catalano Appointed to Board of Fire CommissionersFriday, May 13, 2016
At a regular meeting on May 10, 2016 the Board of Fire Commissioners appointed Joseph M Catalano to fill a vacant seat on the Board until December 31, 2016.
Joe's selection was made from a list of four highly qualified candidates who expressed an interest in filling the vacancy. Commissioner Catalano joined the Elsmere Fire Company on July 26, 1990 and became an active firefighter on August 30, 1990. On January 1, 1995 Joe transferred to social membership and returned to the active ranks on September 27, 2001. Joe has served in many capacities with the Elsmere Fire Company and Elsmere Fire District, including Lay Chaplain, Director, Vice-President, President, and Deputy Secretary-Treasurer of the Elsmere Fire District. Joe has also been very active on various Company committees, including finance, fire prevention, and the Explorer Post. Commissioner Catalano will fill the vacancy created by the passing of Commissioner Anthony J Morrell. The remainder of the term (through 12/31/2019) will be filled at an election in December 2016.