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Chief John Peruggia is an Assistant Chief with the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) and currently serves as the Continuity of Operations Program manager. His career started in 1983 as an Emergency Medical Technician, and shortly thereafter, he attended paramedic training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jacobi Hospital, being promoted to Paramedic in 1985. In January 1989, he was appointed as a Lieutenant.

Shortly following the 1996 merger of NYC*EMS into the FDNY, he was promoted to Captain. In 1999, Captain Peruggia was promoted to Deputy Chief where he served as the Executive Manager for Planning. In 2001, he was again promoted, this time to the position of Division Chief, and put in charge of the Department’s Operations Planning unit.

Following the attacks of September 2001 and a critical review of the response, the planning unit was expanded to the Operations Planning and Strategy unit where he continued his work in developing plans and procedures to help strengthen the Department in its’ preparedness efforts In 2003 he was promoted to Deputy Assistant Chief and finally, in July 2004, he received his last promotion, to Assistant Chief, as was designated as Chief of EMS Command.

John holds a Master of Science in Management from Thomas Edison State College and a graduate certificate in Organizational Leadership. He is a graduate of the U.S. Fire Administration’s Executive Fire Officer program. He has lectured around the country on disaster preparedness and response. He serves on the editorial boards of JEMS and the EMS Insider and has authored several articles.

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