George Healy Deputy Chief, New York City Fire Department (FDNY) George Healy is currently a Deputy Chief with the New York City Fire Department (FDNY), assigned to Division 13 in South Queens. He began his career with the FDNY in April of 1991 where he has worked his way through the ranks to his current position. He was Operations Section Chief for the Governor's Island study which tested alternate strategies for combating wind-driven fires in 2008; and Operations Section Chief for the Governor's Island ventilation and suppression exercise in 2012. He was on the Technical Review Panel for the horizontal ventilation and vertical ventilation studies. He is a lecturer for the FDNY High Rise Symposium, the Chicago High Rise Symposium, the UK Fire College Symposium, and FDIC where he was also the 2014 General Assembly Keynote Speaker. He is an instructor for FDNY's Battalion Chief Command Course, the Deputy Chief Development Course and Chiefs Education Day.