Chief Operations Officer
Firefighter Cancer Support, Network
Joe Schumacher is the chief operations officer for the Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN) and the Virginia State Director. He started volunteering with FCSN in 2013 after his second battle with cancer. In 2018, Schumacher retired from the City of Fairfax, VA, Fire Department at the rank of captain. During his 30-year career, Schumacher was awarded the department’s Lifesaving Award and the Silver Medal of Valor. He remains an active member of the City of Fairfax Professional Firefighters and Paramedics Association and a member of the National Capital Region Incident Management Team, where he serves as a safety officer and public information officer.