Lieutenant (ret. )
Passaic, NJ, Fire Department
John J. Lewis joined the volunteer fire service in 1978 and began his career as a Firefighter/EMT in 1985. He recently retired as a ladder company lieutenant with the City of Passaic, NJ, Fire Department. Lewis is the lead instructor for all Officer Development and Blue Card Hazard Zone training programs at the Bergen County, NJ, Fire Academy. He is an adjunct instructor at Kean University in Union, NJ, and a member of the New Jersey State Firefighter Health and Safety Committee. Lewis holds New Jersey State Certifications as fire inspector/fire official, Level 2 fire instructor, and fire investigator.