Edward “Jody” Meiman became the Deputy Director for Emergency Management in 2015. He was then appointed Executive Director in June of 2016. Jody retired from serving with the Louisville Division of Fire after 20 years, the last 4 years as a Battalion Chief. He also served 22 years with the Lake Dreamland Fire Protection District as a volunteer and retired as an Assistant Chief. He worked for an independent safety consultant for Industrial Safety Training Services for eight years performing OSHA Regulatory, Safety and Rescue training across the country.