David Bernzweig has been in the fire service for 24 years, the past 16 with the Columbus (OH) Division of Fire, where he is Battalion Chief/Paramedic. David is an Executive Board Trustee and Chairperson of the Health & Safety Committee for the Columbus Firefighters Union, IAFF Local 67. David is a member of the NFPA Technical Committee for Respiratory Protective Equipment, and the Technical Committee for Occupational Safety and Health. He is a member of the FEMA US&R Ohio Task Force One, and is a Fire and EMS Instructor for the State of Ohio. He has degrees in Political Science and Economics from The Ohio State University.