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Viki's tireless work in the emergency response field includes the role of NSW Rural Fire Service Commissioner as the Incident Controller for the 2019-20 bush fire emergency on the Central Coast.
Her service within emergency response organisations has spanned 30 years with the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) and NSW Ambulance.
She is currently responsible for the overall coordination of RFS firefighting capability and bush fire risk Management across the Central Coast and Lake Macquarie Local Government Area's. This incorporates 57 brigades, 20 staff and over 2,300 volunteer members.
Viki commenced with the NSW Rural Fire Service initially as a volunteer in 1990 and then as a staff member in 2015. She has extensive operational experience in firefighting including field operations, Incident Management and air attack coordination.
Viki holds a Bachelor of Health Science (pre-hospital care), Bachelor of Nursing, and a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management. Viki has also completed the Strategic Leadership Program at the Australian Institute of Police Management.
A strong advocate of volunteering, Viki also volunteers with the caves rescue squad where she holds the position of President.
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