Randy Wyse was installed as the 14th President of the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters on January 1st, 2008. He has since been re-elected by acclimation. Randy achieved the position of the 1st District Vice-President of the Florida Professional Firefighters in June of 2018 representing all the union members in North Florida.
Randy is 32-year veteran of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department, serving at many of the department's busiest stations. He tested through the ranks and, before becoming President of the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters, was a District Chief assigned to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Special Operations Team at Station 4.
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Larry Osborne is retired as the IAFF 12th District Vice-President and represented 30,000 professional fire fighters in The Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida. His office is located at the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters Complex.
Larry served as President of the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters from 1990-1998. He also was a trustee for the Florida Professiona Fire Fighters. He is now holds Emeritus stats for both positions.
Chuck Baldwin was elected Secretary-Treasurer in January 2019. He has represented Local 122 for the past 12 years with distinction and loyally serves the Jacksonville Association of Firefighters' men and women. He served five terms as the Western District Representative before serving his current role.
He has been elected as a Delegate to several Florida Professional Firefighter's Conventions, as well as a Delegate to the International Association of Firefighter's General Conventions in San Diego, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Las Vegas, and Seattle.
Chuck has served the citizens of Jacksonville since 2004. While assigned to the field, he served at some of the department's busiest response areas. His first assignment as a Firefighter was Station 22 (Jammes Rd), on Engine and Rescue 22 for eight years.
As an Engineer, he drove Rescue and Engine 25 (Wesconnett). After several years, he transferred to Engine 23 (Ortega). Chuck grew up in Ortega and was very grateful for the opportunity to give back to his old neighborhood.
Chuck is married to Adrienne, and together they have two beautiful children; Carolina and Tyler.
Chuck graduated from Episcopal High School and obtained an Associates in Science Degree from Johnson and Wales University in Charleston, South Carolina.
Kelly has been on the Executive Board of the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters(JAFF) since 2000, representing the members on multiple occasions in contract negotiations as well as the downtown district representative. He currently serves as a Captain/RPM within the JFRD.
Kelly's education includes a B.A. in Political Science/Public Administration from UNF, as well as multiple A.S. degrees in Fire Science and EMS from FSCJ. He is also a State of Florida licensed Paramedic and HAZMAT technician. In addition, Kelly also serves as a member of the Florida Army National Guard.
An avid golfer, college football fan, and self-admitted political junkie, Kelly was born and raised in Macclenny, Fl. He and his wife Leslie live in St. Augustine with their daughter and son.
Robin Gainey is a product of Jacksonville's Safe Haven program. He was raised on the department since birth. He is known affectionately as JFRD's SON. Out of sheer obligation, the department has always given him the Fire Fighter of the Year Award. In his 50th term as Sergeant-At-Arms of the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters, people often wonder, will he go away. When questioned about retirement, he often states, "There's still a lot of meat on the bone".
He is a 34-year veteran of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department, currently serving as Battalion Chief Fire 4-A, located at Station 4. Prior to that, Robin was the Captain of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department's Special Operations Team. He is certified in Hazardous Materials Emergency Response, Urban Search and Rescue, Swift Water Rescue, and Wildland Fire Fighting. He is a state-certified fire service instructor and incident safety officer.
After 9/11, Robin also further educated himself with the five-part Command and Control Series from the National Fire Academy. He also has certificates in nerve and biological warfare, advanced chemical and biological response, terrorist and suicide bombing incidents, and radiation and WMD technical emergency response.
Fire Fighter Safety is also important to Robin, as he serves on the N.F.P.A. committee charged with improving the design of the airpacks fire fighters use when they enter fires.
Robin is a native of Jacksonville, Florida and has lived here his entire life. He is married and has three adult children.
In addition to being the Sergeant-At-Arms, Robin also chairs the Local 122 building committee and is responsible for the renovations of the offices, fire station, and tower located on the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters complex.
Bishop Percy J Golden has been the Chaplain of Local 122 since 2007 and served as the department's full-time Chaplain until his retirement. Percy retired in 2017 after serving 26 years with the JFRD. In 2019, Percy was again asked by the JFRD administration to serve as the department's Chaplain and as the Critical Incident Officer. Bishop Golden is certified in the following disciplines for Critical Incident Stress Management responses.
Trauma Service Provider Support
Strategic Response to Crisis Situations that include school intervention and prevention responses
Bishop Golden holds a Doctorate in Divinity and is the current Bishop and Pastor of The Holy Church of the Living God Revival Center.
He is married and has three adult children, one daughter, and two sons. Both of his sons serve the citizens of Jacksonville as Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Dept Firefighters.
Jamie Johnson, District 1 Representative for Local 122. Jamie is a career long member of Local 122 and currently serves as the Assistant Secretary for JPOFFHIT. Among his accomplishments, Jamie has completed extensive training for the Florida Region 3 All Hazards Incident Management Team and attained the rank of Lieutenant within the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.
Jamie is happily married and the proud father of two beautiful girls. Family is a priority in his life, and traveling and spending time with his family is how he prefers to spend his limited free time. His care of family and friends carries over into how he cares for, and represents, the members of the local 122.
Professionally, he is a state certified Florida Fire Instructor, Hazardous Materials Technician, and is a member of the JFRD Urban Search and Rescue Team. His qualifications also include several certifications in Emergency Managment Planning and Operations. After coming on the job as a probationary firefighter at Engine 7, Jamie went to become a firefighter for the newly started Squad 37 in 2014, where he continued to serve as Engineer. He was promoted to Lieutenant in June on 2018. He currently serves as Lieutenant on Rescue 35. Jamie continues to serve the citizens and Firefighters of Jacksonville.
Represents: Stations 16,24,34,35,36,37,40,45,48, and 49
Engineer Tommy Romano is currently serving his 2nd term as the Eastern District Representative for the Jacksonville Association of Firefighters, Local 122.
Tommy has served the citizens of Jacksonville since 2005 and is currently assigned to Station 50 a.k.a. “The Madhouse” on Beach Blvd. Tommy is the co-founder of the Guns and Hoses Ice Hockey event which benefits the Firefighter and Police charities.
Tommy was born and raised in Brooklyn NY and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Florida. Tommy is a State of Florida registered Paramedic and EMT.
Tommy is married to Teresa and together they have a beautiful daughter named Claire.
Tommy has represented Local 122 with toughness and continues to serve the men and women of the Jacksonville Association of Firefighters as their elected eastern representative to the Executive Board of Local 122.
He has been recognized by his peers as a valued member of the department and has served as a delegate to the Florida Professional Firefighters conventions and to the International Association of Firefighters conventions.
Tommy’s Quote - “I’ll make them an offer they can’t refuse”
Represents: Stations 19, 27, 29, 30, 41, 50, 55, 58, 60, 71, and Training Academy
Captain Raymond Lutzen is a longtime member of the Jacksonville Firefighters and has served most of his career at special operations Firestone # 4. Captain Lutzen joined the JAFF Executive Board as the Central District Represenative in 2017 and has been a integral and valued addition to the Board.
Represents: Stations 1,2,4,5,9,11,12,38,39,R15, and JFRD Headquarters
Chip was hired by the JFRD in 1991 and assigned to the downtown company of Ladder 2. Promoted to Engineer in 1993 and served on E42, E1, E32, and E2. He was then promoted to Lieutenant in 2002 and worked at one of the busiest companies in Jacksonville at Engine 28. He currently serves at L44 in the Baymeadows area. He achieved numerous commendations and is one of the most decorated active Firefighters with the JFRD. Lt. George was named the Jacksonville Firefighter of the Year in 2007. Chip was elected to the Executive Board as the District 4 Representative in 2019.
District 4- Stations 13,20,21,28,42,44,51,54,62,63,65, and 72
Represents: Stations 10,14,17,22,23,25,31,32 and 52.
Jim has been the Secretary/Treasurer of Local 122 since January of 1989. In that time span, he has taken Local 122 from severe financial difficulties to having a value of over $1 million.
Prior to his tenure as Secretary/Treasurer, Jim served one year as the Sergeant-At-Arms and 10 years on the Jackonville Police and Fire Pension Fund's Pension Advisory Committee. Jim possesses a Bachelors degree in Business from Jacksonville University.
Jim was a 33 year member of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Departmtent, having retired n 2007 as a Captain. He is a founding member of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Hazardous Materials Team, the first hazardous materials team of its kind in the fire service. Jim also served as a Lieutenant at the old Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Training School, which now serves as the Local 122 offices.
Jim is also an avid golfer and represents the Jacksonville Fire Fighters at many charity events. He and his wife Cheryl have two children and 1 grandchild.
Mark Treglio took office as the 1st Vice-President of the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters in January of 2013 after serving three years as the 2nd Vice-President. He is an active member of the local and is a Lieutenant assigned to the Rescue Division.
In 2002, Mark created the Local 122 Public Relations Department and has been its PR Director ever since. In this time span, the local has been successful on both the political and charity fronts, winning many elections for public safety friendly candidates and raising over $1 million for Jacksonville area charities. Mark also oversees the local's technological efforts with websites, social media, and the Local 122 E-mail digital newsletter.
Mark is also the Director of Communications for the Florida Professional Firefighters and works for both the state and International Association of Fire Fighters, assisting fire fighters from other locals form public relations campaigns to aid in their fights against cuts to public safety and to help fire fighter friendly candidates attain public office.
Mark is married with three children. He is a history buff, political junkie and an even bigger New York Yankees fan.
Important Update: Mark Treglio has now been named as the Director of Strategic Campaigns and Public Relations for the IAFF in Washington D.C.
Mark will now be assigned to the Washington D.C. office and continue his work for the IAFF General President. Mark will sorely be missed and he has been named the Vice President Emeritus of Local 122. We wish Mark the best and look forward to his successes in Washington D.C.