Adriana Palacios

Adriana joined the FCVFD in 2017 and is an active EMT as well as the department’s president. As a graduate of 911’s Emergency Medical Technician course and a licensed medical specialist, she organizes outreach and community events for the department and coordinates fire safety training for Falls Church community organizations.

Originally from Arequipa, Peru, Adriana received extensive hotel operations and food service management training from the Marriott Corporation and served in Marriott hotels and resorts in Germany and the United States. She is a world traveler, speaks four languages, and is a passionate gastronomy and wine enthusiast who enjoys entertaining guests in her home with her Peruvian and international specialties.

Adriana resides in the City of Falls Church with her husband, two sons. She is frequently visited by two stepchildren.