Term: 12/15 to 12/19
A public safety professional, Mr. Silano has over 35 years of combined law enforcement and emergency management experience. Presently, Mr. Silano is an Intelligence Officer as a Senior National Security Intelligence Analyst for the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center in San Francisco, CA. In the past, he served as the Chief of Threat Intelligence assigned to the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center, representing the California Emergency Management Agency. The NCRIC is one of 77 DHS Fusion Centers specializing in research involving the terrorism threat and emergency management situations as it relates to law enforcement, fire, public health, emergency services and the private industry.
Director Silano serves the fire district as the President. In that capacity, he serves on the Strategic Planning Committee and represents the district on the San Mateo County (LAFCo) Local Agency Formation Commission and the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. Additional duties include, being a voting member of both the Board for the San Mateo County Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Services; Joint Powers Act and the California Special Districts Association.
As a private safety professional, Mr. Silano has served in various capacities within Emergency Management, Loss Prevention, Security Operations and Corporate Investigations. He holds positions on three (3) company boards of directors, one (1) a non-profit organization.
In the past, Mr. Silano has had experience in domestic and international operations as a former U.S. Department of Justice Special Agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration. Former Special Agent Silano has held positions as a City of Miami Police Officer, Task Force Commander, Police Instructor, Supervisory Special Agent, and a Senior Manager with the U.S. Department of Justice, DEA. He holds a Top Secret Government Clearance, Baccalaureate and Master's Degrees and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy Session 158.
Rob Silano currently serves as the Board’s President