WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #11 – 2/11/15
BRIEF BIOGRAPHY – BEN HENLEY KI4IGX – ASSISTANT SECTION MANAGER AND SECTION EMERGENCY COORDINATOR
Ben is a native of Florida, born on the east coast of Florida but grew up in Highlands County and graduated from Sebring High School in 1987. Ben has always enjoyed Public Service and started off right after high school doing duty as a volunteer fire fighter in Highlands County, while working for Florida Hospital in Information Technology. Ben started working for Highlands County Emergency Management in 1998 and has been in his current position of Emergency Management Coordinator since 2000. Ben also has been over Communications and the 911 department of Highlands County. Ben also has been a two way radio bench technician for an E.F. Johnson dealer.
Ben was first licensed in 2005 as Technician and recently upgraded to General class. Ben became an Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator in 2009, followed by becoming an Assistant Section Manager in late 2014, followed by becoming Section Emergency Coordinator in 2015.