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 M. Morin, South Orange Rescue Squad Treasurer
Jacques is currently a Director of Program Management for Georgetown University at 2U, Inc - a digital education company based in Lanham, MD. His career in Education and Information Technology spans more than 20 years with positions at The University of Calgary Learning Commons as a Program Evaluator; Associate Director for Educational Technology at Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates; Associate Director for Student Support and Educational Technology with the College of Arts and Sciences at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and most recently prior to joining 2U, Inc in 2012 - he was the Customer Service Executive Director for the City Of Raleigh’s Information Technology Department.
In addition to his professional career, he graduated from The University of Calgary with a BA in Political Science. Jacques is also a graduate of The George Washington University with a Master’s degree in Education and Human Development. He is currently a doctoral student with the Peabody School of Education at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN.
Previous to his current career in education, Jacques served as a volunteer first responder for several departments in rural Alberta in Canada including positions as a certified Firefighter and EMS provider. He continued his career in EMS as 911 Dispatcher in Calgary, AB as well as 12 years with Calgary Emergency Medical Services as a paramedic. He has been with SORS since 2007 serving as a Board member, Board Chair and for the past 4 years as the Squad’s Treasurer.
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.