Fred Boylstein - Central Area Director
Fred is a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served for 20 years as a Military Policeman, Patrol Narcotics Dog Handler and Drill Sergeant. He retired from the military in 2001 and was hired as a Corrections Officer at Camp Hill State Prison.
In December 2002, Fred started with the PEMA Central Area Office where among other tasks, his duties included developing presentations of seminars, training programs or other educational programs for county and local emergency management agencies, elected officials, businesses and voluntary organizations. He also was one of two lead instructors and program managers of PEMA's Exercise Design and Evaluation Course. Fred has responded in a leadership capacity to a multitude of disasters in Pennsylvania and is an active member of Pennsylvania's Storm Ready Board.