William Fletcher is a deputy director of the Boone County, Kentucky Office of Emergency Management and a captain with the Hebron, Kentucky, Fire Protection District. He has worked in emergency management and the fire service for 17 years. He also serves as the equipment and training officer for the Northern Kentucky Regional WMD/Hazardous Materials Response Team. Fletcher is also one of 617 emergency management professionals worldwide that hold the "Certified Emergency Manager" designation, which is conferred by the International Association of Emergency Managers. William can be reached at William.Fletcher@FireRescue1.com.