WSFIA welcomes new Area 11 director
By Pete Wicklund
Northwest Wisconsin is no longer without local representation for the WSFIA. Sy Wera, fire inspector for the Town of Namakagon Volunteer Fire Department in Bayfield County, has stepped up to the plate to be the WSFIA’s area chairman for Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Sawyer and Washburn counties.
Sy has been a firefighter/EMT with Namakagon for eight years and the department’s inspector for six. Sy and his wife, Theresa, moved to the Namakagon area after Sy retired from his career as a shop teacher in New Lisbon in Juneau County.
Sy and Theresa have a son and are also proud grandparents.
As area chair, Sy will serve as the WSFIA’s liaison for the area and will coordinate local training and education opportunities.
Thanks to Sy for volunteering to help the WSFIA be all the more accessible to fire departments and inspectors in his part of the state.