2019 Administrative Officers
President - Deanna Cheyney
Vice President - Logan West
Secretary - Lorie Lockerman
Treasurer - Christy Biggs
Membership Secretary - Kaitlyn Paolantonio
Board Of Directors
C. Michael Scheeler
David Sakers III
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
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
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.
CVFC EMS Chief