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Posted on: May 13, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Legislator Ford Honors Outgoing Fire Commissioner Chair James N. Meezy, Jr.

Ford Honors Outgoing Fire Commissioner

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano officially installed nine new Fire Commissioners as well as Incoming Fire Commission Chairman Denis Collins. County Executive Mangano was joined by County Legislator Denise Ford and Town of Hempstead Councilman Anthony D’Esposito in recognizing Outgoing Fire Commission Chair James N. Mezey, Jr. for his years of service and dedication.

Outgoing Chairman James N. Mezey, Jr. is credited with keeping the Firefighters Endowment Committee active to ensure that the Fallen Firefighters Monument in Eisenhower Park was kept up to date. He is an Ex-Chief, and 50-year member, of the Carle Place Fire Department and a sworn member of the Nassau County Police Department, where he retired from the K-9 Unit in 1996.

Incoming Chairman Denis Collins has been a Nassau County Fire Commissioner since May, 2012. He is also a U.S. Navy Veteran who served two tours of duty in Vietnam; an Ex-Chief of the Point Lookout-Lido Fire Department, where he has served as a member for 54 years; and is retired from the New York City Fire Department. This is Denis’ fourth time serving on the Fire Commission, having previously served as a Commissioner in 1981, 1996, and 2005

Shown in photo above, from left to right: Anthony D’Esposito, Hempstead Town Councilman; County Executive Edward P. Mangano; James N. Mezey, Jr., Outgoing Chair of Fire Commission; Denis Collins, Incoming Chair of Fire Commission; and County Legislator Denise Ford

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