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Rachel Donovan replied to the discussion 'NM sues Google, Twitter and app developers for illegally collecting data on children' in the group Cyber news and safety tips
"This is great!!!  I think that we need to push back against personal data collection and this is a great way to start it!!  Normally NM is at the bottom of the list on a lot of things, glad we are first on something of this…"
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"My mother past away four years ago this month. The scars of that hurt is healing . . . slowly, but I'm getting there. Thank you for your post."
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About Me
I currently live outside of Albuqueruqe NM. Was born and raised in Chicago and come from a family of first responders. I am a Chaplain for our county Fire Department, mortgage loan officer full time, volunteer for our local veterans group and a Certified Mediator for the courts.
I am an Ordained Chaplain that works with first responders and anyone in crisis.
Where Do You Live Now? (City, State)
Edgewood NM.
What Branch Of Public Safety Are You?
Fire-Rescue, EMS, Civilian, Emergency Mgmt
Rank/Position
Sr. Chaplain with Bernalillo County Fire Department. Federation of Firefighter Chaplains, and, Peer support trained. Ordained Senior Chaplain with International Fellowship of Chaplains and also Albuquerque Regional Community Chaplain Corp.
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Federation of FireFighter Chaplains, Individual and Group Crisis Response certified. CERT certified as of 3/17/14. FEMA certified as of April 2014 and Chaplaincy Certified as of 6/13/2014 with I.F.O.C. Ordained Chaplain for Critical Incident Stress management. Also Certified Mediator with NM courts training at UNM Law School.
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Close to Kirtland Air Force Base but not part of.
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Faith Based Disaster Relief, Non Profit Disaster Relief, CERT, Fire Corps, Victim Services, Chaplain Corps
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http://https://www.bernco.gov/fire-and-rescue/
Favorite Quote
"We must treat life like first reponders do, going into those places that others are running out of, because, He Is Enough."
Heroes
My dad, my mom, and all those that lay it all on the line for the protection of others.
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Leaning into the fight

Posted on August 18, 2018 at 8:11pm 6 Comments

Nothing can prepare you for some of the challenges that life sends your way.  How you respond will change your entire life.  I have always been careful with distance, using it as a barrier to prevent some from getting too close and threatening my security.  Now, I understand that as soon as the trial begins I need to lean in!  It is crucial to get closer to the challenge, you must not shy away from that fight.  The only preparation you have is the knowledge that no matter what happens, this…

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At 6:28pm on September 16, 2018,
LEO Editor
Officer Derek Tomlinson
said…

Thanks for the add Rachel. You are a great addition to the Chaplaincy here on USFRA.

At 9:08pm on February 23, 2015, Ronald Jones said…

Hello Rachel and blessings on you and your ministry. CH Ron

At 7:00pm on September 30, 2013,
USFRA Staff
Janet Liebsch
said…

Happy birthday Rachel!

At 7:12pm on September 29, 2013,
USFRA Staff
Allison McCullough
said…

Happy Birthday Rachel, I hope you have a very enjoyable day tomorrow.

At 6:57pm on September 29, 2013,
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LT. Andrew Poole
said…

Happy Birthday Rachel!

At 3:05am on September 29, 2013,
USFRA Staff
Capt. D Lewis
said…

Happy Birthday Rachel.

At 6:34pm on September 30, 2012,
USFRA Staff
Janet Liebsch
said…

Happy birthday Rachel!

At 5:55am on September 30, 2012,
USFRA Staff
Allison McCullough
said…

Happy Birthday Rachel!

At 5:22am on September 30, 2012,
USFRA Staff
Fyre Walker
said…

Hi Rachel! I hope you have a wonderful Birthday!

At 11:21pm on September 29, 2012,
LEO Editor
LT. Andrew Poole
said…

Happy Birthday Rachel!

 
 
 

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