Chiefs & Officers

Chiefs of the Islip Fire Department

Jared M. Gunst
Jared M. GunstChief of Department
Charles J. Macchio
Charles J. Macchio1st Assistant Chief
Joseph M. Ferrari Jr.
Joseph M. Ferrari Jr.2nd Assistant Chief

Department Line Officers

Engine Company No. 1

Anthony PizzoCaptain
Thomas Leggio Jr.Secretary
Matthew Thomas1st Lieutenant
Nicholas Patch2nd Lieutenant
Thomas MessinaTreasurer

Engine Company No. 2

Bobby DelagiCaptain
Joseph MarinoSecretary
Joseph Raff1st Lieutenant
Vincent Devita2nd Lieutenant
Bryan WilliamsTreasurer

Hook & Ladder Co. 1

Thomas FarrellCaptain
William McKeeverSecretary
Connor Milton1st Lieutenant
Tyler Devita2nd Lieutenant
David EpsteinTreasurer

Fire Police Co. 1

Kenneth MiltonCaptain
Patrick Cooke Sr. Secretary
Patrick Cooke Jr.1st Lieutenant
James Keller2nd Lieutenant
Salvatore TriscrittiTreasurer

Rescue Squad

Jeremy IsaacsCaptain
William FornaroSecretary
Raymond Langer1st Lieutenant
Andres Ocampo2nd Lieutenant
Michael BuglioneTreasurer

Marine Division

Barry FeddersenCaptain

Department Administrative Officers

William McKeeverSecretary
Bob DelagiSafety Officer
Vincent J. DineenTreasurer
Bobby DelagiChiefs Aide
Antonio Serrano Jr.Chaplain

50 Year Members

The Islip Fire Department honors the service of its members who have achieved 50 years of service. Upon reaching the 50 year milestone those members were accorded the title Honorary Chief of the Department.

The following members have served the Islip Fire Department and the residents of the Islip Fire District for more than 50 years.

Name
Company
Dates Of Service

Albert Consiglio

Hook & Ladder Company No. 1

1946 - 2013

William Pletka

Hook & Ladder Company No. 1

1948 - 2014

Richard Eccleston

Engine Company No. 2

1949 - Present

Russell Knoth

Engine Company No. 2

1955 - 2021

Ralph Hundt

Fire Police Company No. 1

1958 - 2011

Forrest P. Clock Sr.

Hook & Ladder Company No. 1

1959 - 2017

Ronald W. Pfuhl

Hook & Ladder Company No. 1

1961 - Present

James Galletto

Fire Police Company No. 1

1968 - Present

Anthony Celentano

Fire Police Company No. 1

1966 - 2016

Bruce Daly

Hook & Ladder Company No. 1

1967 - Present

Donald McKenna

Fire Police Company No. 1

1972 - Present

 

50 Year Members who were also Ex-Chiefs of Department

Name
Company
Dates Of Service

Richard Ackerson Sr.

Engine Company No. 2

1956 - Present

Edwin Corwin

Engine Company No. 1

1956 - 2021

Benjamin Galletto

Engine Company No. 2

1956 - Present

Frank Slavik

Engine Company No. 1

1966 - Present

Charles Flower

Fire Police Company No. 1

1967 - 2023

Past Foremen of the Islip Fire Brigade

1881 – 1883 John Vail
1883 – 1884 Henry Jennings
1884 – 1885 John Fraser

Ex-Chiefs of the Islip Fire Department

1885 – 1886 V.H. Velsor

1887 – 1893 J.H. Berry

1893 – 1894 Smith Wright

1894 – 1906 Charles Brown

1906 – 1907 Eugene Smith

1908 – 1909 W. Clayton Haff

1909 – 1910 Willis P. Raynor

1910 – 1912 Charles Suydam

1912 – 1913 John A. Gates

1913 – 1914 Alfred Doxsee

1914 – 1916 J. Preston Smith

1916 – 1919 Charles Bollinger

1919 – 1921 Clayton Grover

1921 – 1922 Hewlett Raynor

1922 – 1923 Frank Howland

1923 – 1927 Harry Brown

1927 – 1930 William Albertina

1930 – 1935 John Dempsey

1935 – 1937 Lawrence Peterson

1937 – 1940 John Kasin

1940 – 1942 Herman Beebe

1942 – 1944 James Murphy

1944 – 1946 Herbert Albertina

1946 – 1948 Amerigo Zarcone

1948 – 1950 Christopher Wetzler

1950 – 1952 Donald Sullivan

1952 – 1954 Ernest Gale

1954 – 1956 Milton Riedel

1956 – 1958 Paul Kjar

1958 – 1960 John Stecker

1960 – 1962 Jack kahler

1962 – 1964 Henry Hohmann

1964 – 1966 Charles Mews

1966 – 1968 Frank Matousek

1968 – 1970 John E. Kasin

1970 – 1972 John Mueller

1972 – 1974 Benjamin Gelletto

1974 – 1976 Robert Ballarine

1976 – 1978 Charles Flower

1978 – 1980 Edwin Corwin

1980 – 1982 Richard Ackerson

1982 – 1984 Frank Slavik

1984 – 1986 Leonard Tinelli

1986 – 1988 Terrence Savoy

1988 – 1990 Thomas Butler

1990 – 1992 A. Wayne Overton

1992 – 1994 Robert Powers

1994 – 1996 Richard Ackerson Jr.

1996 – 1998 Charles Farrell

1998 – 2000 James Delle Femine

2000 – 2002 Vincent K. Dineen

2002 – 2004 Jens G. Golden

2004 – 2006 Phillip J. Dineen

2006 – 2007 Thomas Farrell

2007 – 2009 Joseph S. Marino

2010 – 2011 Richard J. Patch Jr.

2012 – 2013 William P. Stenger

2014 – 2015 Carmine V. Paolicelli

2016 - 2017 William P. Moon II

2018 - 2019 Thomas J. Butler Sr.

2020 - 2021 Ronald E. Pfuhl

2022 - 2023 Alden J. Schroeder

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