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Mark Nugent Named New Public Information/Public Education Officer for Fire Rescue

On June 30, 2017 in General, Public Safety

Conway, South Carolina – Mark Nugent, will become Horry County Fire Rescue’s new Public Information/Public Education Officer. Nugent has been the Emergency Services Coordinator for Middlesex County, Virginia, and is scheduled to begin work on July 10.

Nugent has a 40-plus year career in Fire, Emergency Medical Services, and Emergency Management. Over the years he has built a skill set in team-building, project management, educational program development, and establishing positive community, corporate, and media relations. Nugent’s career includes 35-years with Chesterfield Fire and EMS Department in Virginia, where he last served as Battalion Chief.

Nugent received his Masters of Public Administration from Columbia Southern University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Management and Development from Bluefield College in Virginia.