Commissioner Friday is a licensed professional fire protection engineer with a background in commercial building design and construction, fire investigation, and firefighting. In the 1990s, Friday served as a firefighter with the Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department and a wildland firefighter for the United States Forest Service. Friday spent 20 years working as a fire protection engineering consultant on projects across North America. Commissioner Friday is an active member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE). In 2016, Friday received the designation of ‘Fellow’ from the SFPE, the highest designation bestowed by the society.
Since moving to South Walton, the quality of public services, including the fire department and its beach safety team, has continued to impress me. I am honored to have this opportunity to serve the South Walton Fire District and the SoWal community as a Fire Commissioner.