Listee Features — Emergency Services

Joan Hull-Pyle


When Joan Hull-Pyle was in the second grade, she knew she wanted to become a nurse. When one of her brothers became ill, her mother stayed in the hospital 24 hours a day to take care of him because there were not enough nurses. This set the course of her life toward nursing. In 1958, Ms. Pyle received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Alabama, and later became certified in the treatment of burn victims and medical coding. Ms. Pyle became a head nurse at Huntsville Hospital in Alabama in 1962. She was there for a mere three years before becoming the director of nursing services at Pineview Hospital in Hartselle, Alabama. In 1970, Ms. Pyle

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A woman of many talents, Shana Alexandria Haughton is both a fire inspector in the City of Baltimore and the owner of a fashion boutique shop. Although the two positions are vastly different, Ms. Haughton is well-suited to the responsibilities of each; her ability to connect with people is valuable in both retail and emergency response situations. ​ By day, Ms. Haughton is thriving in her job as a firefighter and paramedic, which she began in 2004. Years of hands-on experiences have made her an expert in emergency management, public safety, fire safety, and emergency preparedness. In 2011, she took on an additional role as a fire inspector in the Office of the Fire Marshal in the Baltimore City Fire

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