Mr. David DiGregorio, Massachusetts State Fire Department, USA

Director, Hazmat Department

David DiGregorio currently serves as the director for the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Division after holding the position of deputy director until 2016.  He retired from the US Army and Massachusetts Army National Guard after 32 years of service in 2014.  Amongst his duty assignments, David served as a non-commissioned and commissioned officer with the 1st Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team in the positions of Medical NCO, Physician Assistant and Deputy Commander. Prior to retiring, he held the position of Deputy State Surgeon for the Massachusetts National Guard, earning the Legion of Merit Award, Meritorious Service Medal and several Army Commendation and Army Achievement Medals.  He has earned a MS degree in Emergency Management from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy as well as a BS degree and MS degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  He recently served on the faculty of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy as a capstone advisor for the graduate level Emergency Management course.  David is married with 3 children and resides in Hopkinton, MA.