Woodmere city officials swear in their first female fire chief
WOODMERE, Ohio (WOIO) - The city’s first female fire chief was sworn into office on Friday.
Gina DeVito-Staub also became the first female fire chief in Cuyahoga County.
Woodmere Mayor Benjamin Holbert III administered the oath of office.
DeVito-Staub graduated from Hiram College in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology.
She began her firefighting career as a volunteer at Hiram Fire Department and also worked in Warren as a paramedic.
In 1987 she was hired by the Twinsburg Fire Department and worked her way up to Captain.
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