About Us

Founded in 1988, the Emerald Society is a fraternal organization of firefighters of Irish descent helping foster the Irish heritage and traditions within the fire service and to promote and preserve the accomplishments firefighters have made and continue to make every day. We will continue to support and improve the community through good works, and to constantly look for new ways to make a positive impact upon the communities we proudly serve.

Contact Us

PO Box 5163
Hauppauge, NY 11788
e-mail: officers@scvffemerald.org

Emerald Society Officers

President David Nulty
Terryville  FD
Vice-President Bill Theis
Terryville FD
Jeff Frano
Westhampton Beach FD
Lauren Gleason
Centereach FD
Treasurer Chris Harford
Smithtown FD
Sgt. at Arms Chris Osborne
Quogue FD

Past Presidents

1988 – 1989 William J. Heffernan Holbrook FD 2000 – 2002 Kiernan Murphy Bellport FD
1990 Joseph Patton Holbrook FD 2003 – 2004 Donald Gleason Centereach FD
1991 – 1992 William F. Murray Bay Shore FD 2005 – 2006 William Kelly Riverhead FD
1993 – 1994 Richard Blake St. James FD 2007 Robert Gosse Nesconset FD
1995 – 1996 John A. Devine St. James FD 2008 – 2009 Don Miller Central Islip FD
1996 – 1998 Michael Barry Medford FD 2009 – 2011 Mike Mooney Hauppauge FD
1999 – 2000 Robert McConville Selden FD 2012 – 2016

2016 – 2018

Kevin McAteer

Dan Gallagher

Central Islip FD


Charter Members

William Angel John Kelly Edward Baker James Kilkenny Mark Barret
Robert Knight Michael Barry Harold Lally Alan Bayley William Larkin
David Bayley Joseph Lynch Thomas Bittner Lawrence Blatt Richard MacDougal
Brian Mahoney Stephen Butler Terence Mawn James Canty Clifford Marone
William Carey Dane Martin Mark Carley Sean McCabe Walter Carman
John McKenna Robert Collins Michael McAllister Scott Collins James McDonough
William Murray Roger Devitt Stephen McGerty Lloyd Dey Michael Cummings
William Noonan John Dolan Brian O’Connor John Donovan Thomas O’Donnell
James Dowd Richard Doyle Shaun O’Sullivan Robert Doyle Brian O’Shaughnessy
Joseph Patton Michael Duffy Richard Purcell John F. Durkin Thomas Richardson
John Durkin John Roddy Brian Fahey Scott Ruf Joseph Flood
Kenneth Ford Kathleen Ryan Gerard Fremgen William Ryan Richard Rushton
Ronald Schnall James Gallagher Germain Schrang James Glidden Christopher Fullan
Gerard Schrang John Glidden Bruce Smith Edward Goutink Paul Smith
Christopher Grennan Stephen Smith Father John Halpin Thomas Smith Thomas Harrington
Francis Smith Michael Heffernan Daniel Spain Neil Heffernan Richard Stack
William Heffernan Edward Stewart Thomas Heinssen Jr. Edward Stewart Jr. Roger Hennessey
Thomas Sullivan John Hickey Joseph Tacopina Robert Johnson Charles Vermilyea
Mark Johnson Matthew Wallace Edward Johnston Robert Wallace James Kane
Joseph Williams Timothy M. Keane James Zarb Timothy Keane Bernard Zepess