Rick Sterl is an active Battalion Chief for a Florida East Coast Fire Department with over 30 years in the fire service. Sterl has previously served as IAFF founding president Local 3837, district vice-president L2928, secretary L2959, vice-president L2959, president L2959, founding member vice-president of Operation Freedom of Choice and founding member of National Coalition of Frontline Workers.
Completed Bachelor of Science Public Safety Administration then on to a Masters in Fire Rescue Executive Leadership. Sterl sits on various community boards assisting within his community as well as a consultant in the political arena. Sterl is highly dedicated to the success of this organization and each of the members within.