The new Director of Westmoreland County's Department of Public Safety Michael Brooker and Deputy Director Brian Jones were introduced at the September Fire Chiefs meeting for the 2012-2013 session held in Seward VFD. Director Brooker presented the plan for the narrow banding project and pagers with tone and voice for all fire departments to become compliant with the new legislation. Director Brooker also discussed the SAFER grant application applied for with the help of his wife. Also he briefly mentioned the "baptism by fire" involving the June 1, 2012 tornado that touched down within the first month on the job. Director Brooker can be reached by email at [email protected] and Deputy Director Jones can be reached by email at [email protected] . It was also noted that State Representative of the 59th District Mike Reese was present for remarks on the newest legislation and County Commissioners Chuck Anderson & Tyler Courtney provided support for the new leadership.