Brendan Meehan joined the Falls Church VFD in the spring of 2010, shortly after moving to Northern Virginia. His career in the fire service spans over 20 years including paid and volunteer, public and private departments.
Originally from Florida, Brendan began his fire & rescue career as an “Explorer” with Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue. After moving north to Gainesville for college in 2002, he began volunteering as a firefighter for the High Springs Fire Department. After obtaining his EMT-B certification, he was hired by Bradford County Emergency Services and worked on ALS transport units for the rural county.
Since joining the FCVFD, Brendan has obtained several certifications including Firefighter I/II, Driver/Pump Operator, EVOC I/II/III, HazMat Operations, Instructor I & Officer I. Additionally, he is an ACFD BLS-Provider, which allows him to serve as the “Attendant In Charge” on volunteer ambulances in Arlington County.
Brendan holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the University of Florida and works as a Principal Solution Engineer with Salesforce.