Brendan Meehan joined the Falls Church VFD in the spring of 2010, shortly after moving to Northern Virginia. His career in the fire service spans over 14 years including paid and volunteer, public and private departments.
Originally from Florida, Brendan began his fire & rescue career as an "Explorer" with Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue. After moving to north to Gainesville for college in 2002, he began volunteering as a firefighter for the High Springs Fire Department. After obtaining his EMT-B certification, he was hired by Bradford County Emergency Services and worked on ALS transport units for the rural county.
Since joining the FCVFD, Brendan has obtained several certifications including Firefighter II, Driver/Pump Operator, EVOC III, HazMat Operations & Instructor I. Additionally, he is an ACFD BLS-Provider, which allows him to serve as the "Attendant In Charge" on Ambulance 102.
Brendan holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the University of Florida and currently works for The Advisory Board Company in Washington, DC as Senior Product Manager, focusing on software solutions for hospitals and health systems across the country.