Randy Wyse was installed as the 14th President of the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters on January 1st, 2008. He has since been re-elected by acclimation. Randy achieved the position of the 1st District Vice-President of the Florida Professional Firefighters in June of 2018 representing all the union members in North Florida.
Randy is 32-year veteran of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department, serving at many of the department's busiest stations. He tested through the ranks and, before becoming President of the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters, was a District Chief assigned to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Special Operations Team at Station 4.
Catch Randy on Twitter: @rwyse and on Facebook.
Larry Osborne is retired as the IAFF 12th District Vice-President and represented 30,000 professional fire fighters in The Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida. His office is located at the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters Complex.
Larry served as President of the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters from 1990-1998. He also was a trustee for the Florida Professiona Fire Fighters. He is now holds Emeritus stats for both positions.
Chuck Baldwin was elected to the position of Secretary/Treasurer in January 2019.
Engineer Chuck Baldwin served three terms as the Western District Representative for the Jacksonville Association of Firefighters, Local 122.
Chuck has served the citizens of Jacksonville within the JFRD since 2004. He has been stationed his entire career on the westside, where he has served at some of the busiest response areas of the department. He has served much of his career as a firefighter at Engine 22 and was recently promoted to Engineer assigned initially to Rescue 22 and now Rescue 25 in the area of Timuquana and Wesconnett.
Chuck was born and raised in Jacksonville and graduated from Episcopal High School.
He obtained an Associates in Science degree from Johnson and Wales University, in Charleston, South Carolina.
Chuck is married to Adrienne and together they have two wonderful children; Carolina and Tyler.
Chuck has represented Local 122 with distinction and continues to serve the men and women of the Jacksonville Association of Firefighters as their elected western representative to the Executive Board of Local 122.
He has been recognized by his peers as a valued member of the department and has served as a delegate to the Florida Professional Firefighters conventions and to the International Association of Firefighters conventions in San Diego and Philadelphia.
John Long, Public Relations/Communications Director for Local 122. John is a longtime member of Local 122's Executive Board and currently serves as the Sergeant-At-Arms for the Florida Professional Firefighters. Among his accomplishments, John has completed and graduated from the Political Training Academy and the Communications Training Academy from the International Association of Firefighters and attained the rank of Captain within the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department. He is a state certified Florida Fire Instructor, Hazardous Materials Technician, and has been a member of the JFRD Urban Search and Rescue Team since inception. He currently a memeber of FEMA FLTF1 out of Miami-Dade. His qualifications also include several certifications in Emergency Managment Planning, Operations and Command. John continues to serve the citizens and Firefighters of Jacksonville and has gained recognition due to his work with his search and rescue canines for FEMA and surrounding law enforcement departments.
Catch up with John on Twitter: @jaff122 and on Facebook
Robin Gainey is in his 5th term as Sergeant At Arms of the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters.
He is a 24 year veteran of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department, with over 30 years in the fire service, currently serving as District Chief Fire 9, located at Station 51. Prior to that, Robin was a Captain of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department's Special Operations Team. He is certified in Hazardous Materials Emergency Response, Urban Search and Rescue, Swift Water Rescue, and Wildland Fire Fighting. He is a state certified fire service instructor and incident safety officer.
After 9/11, Robin also further educated himself with the five part Command and Control Series from the National Fire Academy. He also has certificates in nerve and biological warfare, advanced chemical and biological response, terrorist and suicide bombing incidents, and radiation and WMD technical emergency response.
Fire Fighter Safety is also important to Robin, as he serves on the National Fire Protection Agency's committee charged with improving the design of the airpacks fire fighters use when they enter fires.
Robin is a native of Jacksonville Florida and has lived here his entire life. He is married and has three adult children.
In addition to being the Sergeant-At-Arms, Robin also chairs the Local 122 building committee and is responsible for the renovations of the offices, fire station, and tower located on the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters complex.
Kelly has been on the Executive Board of the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters since 2000, representng fire fighers on five separate occasions in contract negotiations. He currently serves as a Lieutenant on Engine in downtown Jacksonville, where he has spent the bulk of his career.
Kelly posseses a Bachelors Degree in Political Science and Public Administration from the University of North Florida as well as an Associate's Degree in Fire Science from FSCJ. He is a State of Florida registered Paramedic and also holds dual certification for Hazardous Materials Emergency Response. Kelly also served his country for five years in the Florida Army National Guard.
An avid golfer, college football fan, and self admitted politicial junkie, Kelly was born and raised in Macclenny. He and his wife Leslie live in Mandarin with their daughter.
Percy J Golden has been the elected Chaplain of Local 122 since 2007. He is a 23 yr veteran of the JFRD and is also the appointed Chaplain for the department whose duties include the Chaplain duties for the Critical Incident Stress Management Team. Bishop Golden is certified in the following disciplines for JFRD Critical Incident Stress Management responses.
Trauma Service Provider support
Strategic Response to Crisis situations that include school intervention and prevention responses
Percy is also the administrative officer for the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Honor Guard which includes the Pipe and Drum Corp. and is Vice president for the Local chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Firefighters.
Bishop Golden has attained a Doctorate in Divinity and is the current Bishop Pastor of The Holy Church of the Living God Revival Center.
He is married and has three adult children, one daughter and two sons who are both serving the citizens of Jacksonville as Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Dept Firefighters.
Jamie Johnson, District 1 Representative for Local 122. Jamie is a career long member of Local 122 and currently serves as the Assistant Secretary for the newly created VEBA (Jacksonville Police and Firefighters Health Insurance Trust). Among his accomplishments, Jamie has completed extensive training for the Florida Region 3 All Hazards Incident Management Team and attained the rank of Lieutenant within the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.
Jamie is happily married and the proud father of two beautiful girls. Family is a priority in his life, and traveling and spending time with his family is how he prefers to spend his limited free time. His care of family and friends carries over into how he cares for, and represents, the members of the local 122.
Professionally, he is a state certified Florida Fire Instructor, Hazardous Materials Technician, and is a member of the JFRD Urban Search and Rescue Team. His qualifications also include several certifications in Emergency Managment Planning and Operations. After coming on the job as a probationary firefighter at Engine 7, Jamie went to become a firefighter for the newly started Squad 37 in 2014, where he continued to serve as Engineer. He was promoted to Lieutenant in June on 2018. He currently serves as Lieutenant on Rescue 35. Jamie continues to serve the citizens and Firefighters of Jacksonville.
Represents: Stations 16,24,34,35,36,37,40,45,48, and 49
Engineer Tommy Romano is currently serving his 2nd term as the Eastern District Representative for the Jacksonville Association of Firefighters, Local 122.
Tommy has served the citizens of Jacksonville since 2005 and is currently assigned to Station 50 a.k.a. “The Madhouse” on Beach Blvd. Tommy is the co-founder of the Guns and Hoses Ice Hockey event which benefits the Firefighter and Police charities.
Tommy was born and raised in Brooklyn NY and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Florida. Tommy is a State of Florida registered Paramedic and EMT.
Tommy is married to Teresa and together they have a beautiful daughter named Claire.
Tommy has represented Local 122 with toughness and continues to serve the men and women of the Jacksonville Association of Firefighters as their elected eastern representative to the Executive Board of Local 122.
He has been recognized by his peers as a valued member of the department and has served as a delegate to the Florida Professional Firefighters conventions and to the International Association of Firefighters conventions.
Tommy’s Quote - “I’ll make them an offer they can’t refuse”
Represents: Stations 19, 27, 29, 30, 41, 50, 55, 58, 60, 71, and Training Academy
Captain Raymond Lutzen is a longtime member of the Jacksonville Firefighters and has served most of his career at special operations Firestone # 4. Captain Lutzen joined the JAFF Executive Board as the Central District Represenative in 2017 and has been a integral and valued addition to the Board.
Represents: Stations 1,2,4,5,9,11,12,38,39,R15, and JFRD Headquarters
Chip was hired with the JFRD in 1991 and assigned to the downtown company of Ladder 2. Promoted to Engineer in 1993 and served at E42, E1, E32, and E2. He was then promoted to Lieutenant in 2002 and worked at one of the busiest companies in Jacksonville at Engine 28. He currently serves at L44 in the Baymeadows area. He achieved numerous commendations and is one of the most decorated active Firefighters with the JFRD. Lt. George was named the Jacksonville Firefighter of the Year in 2007. Chip was elected to the Executive Board as the District 4 Representative in 2019.
District 4- Stations 13,20,21,28,42,44,51,54,62,63,65, and 72
Represents: Stations 10,14,17,22,23,25,31,32 and 52.
Jim has been the Secretary/Treasurer of Local 122 since January of 1989. In that time span, he has taken Local 122 from severe financial difficulties to having a value of over $1 million.
Prior to his tenure as Secretary/Treasurer, Jim served one year as the Sergeant-At-Arms and 10 years on the Jackonville Police and Fire Pension Fund's Pension Advisory Committee. Jim possesses a Bachelors degree in Business from Jacksonville University.
Jim was a 33 year member of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Departmtent, having retired n 2007 as a Captain. He is a founding member of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Hazardous Materials Team, the first hazardous materials team of its kind in the fire service. Jim also served as a Lieutenant at the old Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Training School, which now serves as the Local 122 offices.
Jim is also an avid golfer and represents the Jacksonville Fire Fighters at many charity events. He and his wife Cheryl have two children and 1 grandchild.
Mark Treglio took office as the 1st Vice-President of the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters in January of 2013 after serving three years as the 2nd Vice-President. He is an active member of the local and is a Lieutenant assigned to the Rescue Division.
In 2002, Mark created the Local 122 Public Relations Department and has been its PR Director ever since. In this time span, the local has been successful on both the political and charity fronts, winning many elections for public safety friendly candidates and raising over $1 million for Jacksonville area charities. Mark also oversees the local's technological efforts with websites, social media, and the Local 122 E-mail digital newsletter.
Mark is also the Director of Communications for the Florida Professional Firefighters and works for both the state and International Association of Fire Fighters, assisting fire fighters from other locals form public relations campaigns to aid in their fights against cuts to public safety and to help fire fighter friendly candidates attain public office.
Mark is married with three children. He is a history buff, political junkie and an even bigger New York Yankees fan.
Important Update: Mark Treglio has now been named as the Director of Strategic Campaigns and Public Relations for the IAFF in Washington D.C.
Mark will now be assigned to the Washington D.C. office and continue his work for the IAFF General President. Mark will sorely be missed and he has been named the Vice President Emeritus of Local 122. We wish Mark the best and look forward to his successes in Washington D.C.