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Chief of Department

Peter Batterson

 

Meet the Chiefs

Peter Batterson

Chief of Department

Chief Batterson joined the EWFD March 7th 1977.
Entered as a probationary member then rose through the ranks and became Chief of Department April 8th 2021

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Nick DiPasquale 

1st Assistant Chief

Nick joined in  February 2009 and quickly became a qualified firefighter and EMT basic. In 2012 Nick ran for Lieutenant of Engine Company and Won,
2012-2014 Engine Lieutenant
2014-2016 Truck Lieutenant
2016-2018 Truck Captain
2018-2020 2nd Assistant Chief
and currently holds the position of 1st Assistant Chief.

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Thomas Devaney 

2nd Assistant Chief

Tom was sworn into the East Williston Fire Department on March 6, 1995. Shortly thereafter, he became a QF, and was qualified to chauffer the ladder truck.  Tom completed his EMT-B in 1996 and EMT-Critical Care in 2001. He has remained certified by NYS DOH to date.  Tom is also qualified as a Motor Pump Operator, a Hazmat Technician – Specialist and Assistant Fire Inspector.  Tom has served in the Truck Company both as Lieutenant and Captain, before being elected Assistant Chief.  Tom also serves as a Trustee and Past President of the Volunteer & Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Association of East Williston, Vice-President of the Nassau County Firefighters Emerald Society and Commissioner of the Mineola Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc.  Tom resides with his wife Kristen and four boys: Ryan, Collin, Connor and Aidan.

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