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David Shafer


Dave Shafer has been a member of the East Corning Fire Department, Inc. since 1992 and has served as President of the organization since 2013. Previously, he served as Treasurer for 17 years. He retired as an interior firefighter in 2015 but continues to serve as an exterior firefighter, driver/pump operator and Emergency Medical Technician.

Dave retired from Arnot Health in 2015 after working for the organization for almost 25 years as a Senior Director for Arnot Medical Services and later as the Service Line Director for Arnot Ogden Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Program. He served as a Councilman for the Town of Corning from 2015-2019 and now serves as Chair of the Board of Fire Commissioners for the Corning Joint Fire District (which includes the East Corning Fire Department, Inc.).

Dave’s educational background includes an AAS Degree from SUNY Cobleskill, BS Degree from Cornell University and a MBA Degree from the University at Albany.