Lorraine Abrahams and John Dando.(PEOPLE PROFILE)

New Principal Officers for Avon Fire and Rescue Service

Avon Fire and Rescue Service has appointed two new principal officers. Service Management Board member Lorraine Abrahams, Business Service Manager for Strategic Planning and Communications, has been promoted to Assistant Chief Officer on a temporary basis for six months. Alongside Lorraine for six months will be Area Manager John Dando, who has been promoted to Assistant Chief Fire Officer.

ACO Lorraine Abrahams started her career with AF&RS in 1987 and has worked in a number of departments, including Service Delivery, Fire and Community Safety, HR, Crewing and Planning and Performance. Lorraine has been a member of the Service Management Board since 2002 and was appointed Business Services Manager in 2005, with responsibility for ICT (Information Communication Technology), Performance Support, Performance Improvement, Corporate Planning, Strategic Development and the newly formed Creative Services Unit (Marketing, Media and Communication and Production, Graphics and Web). …

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