New Ohio Operation Lifesaver State Coordinator named
For The Madison Press
Ohio Operation Lifesaver has announced that Stephen Friday has been named to take over the position of Ohio State Coordinator. Friday succeeds Shel Senek who retired on June 30 after serving 12 years as the Operation Lifesaver State Coordinator in Ohio.
Friday comes to this position after over 29 years serving public safety in Ohio with the Ohio State Highway Patrol and retiring at the rank of Major.
His experience includes serving at various levels of operations and command within the Ohio State Highway Patrol, throughout Ohio. In addition, he has extensive experience as a public safety consultant, nationally and internationally.
He resides in Dublin, with his wife, Jamie. He has three children, two girls and one boy.
Ohio Operation Lifesaver is a 501 (C)(3) nonprofit corporation dedicated to educating the public on rail safety. He will have responsibility for coordinating rail safety programs for Operation Lifesaver throughout Ohio.
Operation Lifesaver’s network of volunteer speakers and trained instructors offer free rail safety education programs in fifty states. Operation Lifesaver volunteers speak to school groups, driver education classes, community audiences, professional drivers, law enforcement officers, and emergency responders. Programs are co-sponsored by federal, state and local government agencies, highway safety organizations and America’s railroads. Together Operation Lifesaver promotes the three E’s — education, enforcement and engineering — to promote safe decisions and to keep people safe around the tracks and railway crossings nationwide.
He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or (614) 771-3071.