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2019 Administrative Officers

President - Deanna Cheyney

Vice President - Logan West

Secretary - Lorie Lockerman

Treasurer - Christy Biggs

Membership Secretary - Kaitlyn Paolantonio


Board Of Directors

Jason Reamy

C. Michael Scheeler

David Sakers III

Lee O'neal

Jay Pardee

Buddy Evelend

Logan Quinn

Jeffery West

2019 Fire Line Officers

Chief - Ernie Beck

Deputy Chief - Jason Reamy

Assistant Chief - David Sakers III

Captain - Jeff West

Truck Captain - Robert Plato, Jr

Lieutenant - Christopher Organek

Safety Officer- Jay Pardee

Chief Engineer - Phil Brockell

Apparatus Specialist: Ronnie Goudy

2019 EMS Officers

EMS Chief - John Paolantonio

Captain 1 - Nichole Reed

Lieutenant - Wendi Pardee

Meet Our Key Staff

CVFC President, Deanna Cheyney is 24 years old and has been a member with CVFC for 8 years. Raised in Warwick, MD, Deanna joined CVFC at the age of 16 where she began training to become an EMT. Throughout her years of dedication, she has held positions including Fundraising Committee Chair Person, EMS Lieutenant, Vice President, EMS Captain and President. As a fourth generation leader of CVFC, Deanna is continuing to fulfill her family's legacy in the president role.

Deanna is currently a full time employee at Terumo Medical Corporation, a part time photographer and a part time student at Cecil College where she is enrolled in the Business Management Degree Program.

If you wish to reach Deanna, please send an email to deanna.cheyney@ceciltonvfd1.com

Deanna Cheyney

CVFC President

Ernie Beck first joined Cecilton Volunteer Fire Company at the age of 16. He has held fire line officer positions that include Lieutenant, Truck Captain, Assistant Chief and Deputy Chief. He is Pro Board Certified as a Firefighter I/II, Vehicle and Machinery Technical Rescuer I/II. Holds Industrial Confined Space Rescue and has completed numerous courses through MFRI that include HAZMAT Operations, Preparation for Initial Company Operations, Managing Company Tactical Operations: Decision Making, Emergency Vehicle Operator, Aerial Apparatus Operator Truck Company Operations, Pump Operator, Firefighter Survival and Rescue, Fire Officer I and is an EMT-B and certified IV Technician through CCDES.


He is currently employed full time as a Personal Mortgage Adviser with Nationwide Mortgage Bankers in Elkton MD. He is an avid boater and spends what spare time he has with his wife Falon and 4 children, Olivia, Sophia, Avery and Anthony. 

If you wish to reach Chief Beck, please send an email to chief1@ceciltonvfd1.com

Ernie Beck

CVFC Fire Chief

John has been a paramedic for many years and has served as EMS Chief on and off over the past 10 to 15 years. John is currently employed at the Delaware City Refinery.

John Paolantonio