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Lt. John Staker began his fire service in Clermont
County as a fire cadet with Batavia Township in 1991. He remained with Batavia Township as an
explorer until 1995 when he was hired as a part time fire fighter. He was then hired as a career fire
fighter/paramedic in 1997. In 1999, John
requested military leave from the fire department and enlisted in the United
States Navy. He served four years in the
Navy and had several assigned duty stations, including a deployment on-board
the USS John F Kennedy during Operation Enduring Freedom.
Lt. Staker was hired at the Sharonville Fire
Department in 2003 and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant/Paramedic in
2005. He has developed and manages the
fire department’s driver training program and vehicle camera systems. He is also a Fire/EMS Instructor, fire
inspector, hazardous materials technician and a certified Basic Emergency
In addition to his firefighting and EMS
certifications, Lt. Staker has earned several college degrees. He currently holds a Master’s Degree in
Emergency Management from Eastern Kentucky University and has earned a Graduate
certification in Fire and Emergency Services Management, also from Eastern
Kentucky University. He has also earned
a Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Management and an Associate Degree in
Business Administration. He graduated
from the Ohio Fire Executive (OFE) program in 2015. The OFE program is a 2 ½ yearlong fire
service leadership program developed by the Ohio Fire Chief’s Association.