of Fire and
Emergency Services: Ted Bateman
is with great pleasure that I announce the appointment of Ted
Bateman as the Director of Fire and Emergency Services,"
said Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush. His appointment
was effective December 1.
has an extensive and prestigious background in the Fire Services
with the Philadelphia Fire Department," she added. During
his 30-year career with the Philadelphia Fire Department he held
numerous high-level command positions, including Deputy Fire Marshall,
Battalion Chief, Department Safety Officer, Public Information
Officer, Captain, and Special Projects Officer.
Bateman came to the Division of Public Safety in March, 2000.
On July 1, 2001, he was appointed Interim Director of Fire and
Emergency Services. Mr. Bateman holds a M.S. in Public Safety
Administration from Saint Joseph's University and is a graduate
of the Executive Fire Officer Program at the National Fire Academy.