Stewart is a District Chief of Provisional Staff with Lake Emergency Medical Service in Lake County, Florida.
Stewart began his public safety career in 1995 when he started with Orange County Fire Rescue where he attended the law enforcement academy and became a reserve deputy. Stewart’s desire for patient care pushed him in a clinical direction. He has focused his career as a Paramedic and became a FTO in 2001 and worked his way up to managing the FTO program for Lake EMS.
Additionally, he is a member of the follow organizations: NFTO, NAEMT, NEMSMA, NAEMSE, and SSH. Stewart is responsible for a variety of training programs to include, New Hire Academy, EVOC, PHTLS, AMLS, EVOS, AHDR, ACLS, BLS, PALS, Simulation training, Basic FTO program, Mentoring program, and Professional development programs.
During Stewart’s career, he has worked as an EMT, Firefighter, reserve deputy, paramedic, FTO and District Chief. Stewart is an affiliate faculty instructor with National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians with the following courses PHTLS, AHDR, AMLS and EVOS. He currently is working full time managing the FTO program while enrolled in University of Central Florida with a goal of attaining his Master’s degree.
Stewart was elected to the NAFTO Executive Board at the 2018 National Conference in Shreveport, Louisiana. Stewart is also a board member on the Florida Chapter’s executive board.