South Orange Rescue Squad Board Members


Fred Stipe, Board Chair

Fred Stipe is a Chapel Hill native and has been a member of SORS since 1997. He is President and Director of Operations for Show Pros Event Services of Chapel Hill, Inc. He is also a member of the UNC Community Emergency Response Team.


Matthew Mauzy, South Orange Rescue Squad Chief

Matthew Mauzy has served as Chief of South Orange Rescue Squad since 2004. A member of SORS since 1996, he's served in various roles within both the EMS Division and the Technical Rescue Team.  He's a certified swiftwater rescue, rope rescue, and ICS instructor.  He's also been a firefighter, Captain, and Safety Officer for the New Hope Fire Department.

Chief Mauzy served on the Orange County Board of County Commissioners Emergency Services Workgroup and the Radio Tower Site Committee.

Chief Mauzy currently serves as the Lead Rescue Tech for the LUH-72 section of the North Carolina Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team (NCHART).


Jacques Morin, South Orange Rescue Squad Treasurer

Jacques Morin has worked in education and IT as a project manager for the Faculty of Medicine and the Learning Commons at the University of Calgary, as the Associate Director at Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates, and in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has served as SORS Treasurer since 2013 and has been a member of SORS since 1995.


Theresa Forshey, South Orange Rescue Squad Secretary 

Theresa Forshey received her PhD from the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering between UNC Chapel Hill and NCSU. She works in the Quality Engineering Department at Cook Endoscopy.

Theresa is the Chair of the Winston <40 Advisory Board and on the Board of Directors for the Winston Salem Chamber of Commerce. 

Theresa has been a member of the EMS Division and Technical Rescue Team since 2014.  She is also a volunteer with the Rural Hall Fire Department.


Ray DuBose is the retired Director for Energy Services at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has served on the Board of Directions since December 2013.


Dan Jones is the retired Chief of the Chapel Hill Fire Department. He entered the fire service in Pinellas Park, Florida in 1974, where he served as a firefighter, paramedic, training officer, EMS Chief, and Deputy Chief over a period of 16 years. He relocated to Chapel Hill in 1990 to serve as Fire Chief. He retired in 2015 and has served on the Board of Directors since May 2015.