Business Source July - August 2018 - Page 42

Justin M. Ames How long have you lived and/or worked in Clark or Floyd counties: 37 years Where do you work and please tell us about your job responsibilities: Jeffersonville Fire Department Title: Sergeant Public Information Officer/ Community Outreach Coordinator. My respon- sibilities include Showing the transparency of our FD through: • social media • media relations • building community partnerships for charity purposes • Motivational speaking to all ages • mentoring to middle, & high school students • fire safety talks to neighborhood associations and schools And more. Please tell us about your definition of leadership – both in the workplace and in volunteer efforts: I think leadership can be defined as: Workplace: Someone who can motivate a person or a team to succeed by showing that you can be successful through failure. Vo