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Adrian Jordan

Chief of Emergency Preparedness

With 27 years of experience at the Boston Fire Department (BFD), Adrian Jordan leads emergency planning and preparedness as well as communication and coordination during emergency response. The pandemic, increasing cyber-security threats, projected sea level rise, and the accelerating extremes in Boston’s weather and natural disasters have highlighted the need for thoughtful, comprehensive planning in advance of an emergency and clear coordination and communication during an emergency to help Boston and its people manage any emergency or large scale event.

During his 27 years at Boston Fire, Jordan has gained expertise in technical rescue disciplines. He has worked in hazardous materials, technical rescue, safety divisions within BFD. Additionally, he has served as an instructor for programming run by Metro Boston Homeland Security Region.

A Dorchester resident, Jordan migrated to Boston from Barbados with his parents in the 1990s. He is an avid golfer.

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