Joseph Herrera was born in Long Island, New York. Joe's pronouns are He, His, Him.
Joe started his journey into the fire service at the age of 14, as a junior firefighter for his local volunteer fire department, and started his professional firefighting career June 2006 in the 119th recruit school for the Fairfax County Fire Rescue Department.
Currently Joe is assigned to Fire Station 428 Seven Corners on A-Shift. Joe is also the founder and Chairperson of the Fire and Rescue Department's LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group, and sits on the Board of Directors for the IAFF Local 2068 Fairfax County Professional Firefighters and Paramedics. Joe is also a member of the Fire and Rescue Department and Local 2068's Peer Support Team Program.
"I believe the dignity of the worker must be protected, as is the basic rights of a worker must be respected. I believe and will advocate for the right to productive work, decent and fair wages, and to the organization and joining of unions within Fairfax County."
Firefighter Joseph Herrera/NREMT-Basic
Chairperson - Public Safety LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group
Fire Rescue Department Peer Support Member
Council Member - Employee Advisory Group 2-Uniformed Firefighters
Fairfax County Fire Rescue Department
Seven Corners Fire Station #428
2949 Sleepy Hollow Road
Falls Church, VA 22044
Station - (703) 532-1451
Cell - (631) 885-1445