Rehana Iqbal – Communications, Cultural Event and Partnership Coordinator 2
Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service
Rehana has worked for Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service for over 7 years. This has involved working with diverse communities in terms of promoting fire Safety. She passionate about ensuring that the fire service safety messages are delivered in to the heart of all the communities that live and work in Staffordshire and ‘together we can ensure that we are all safe’.
Working for SFRS has given her a number of opportunities show what she can archive through initiatives and projects to create a safer community, but also to help colleagues to understand the needs of various communities. In addition, it also has given her the chance to show the communities what the fire service is about and the difference working together can make.
She has been recognised for her work. This has included the National Equality and Diversity Award 2010, CFOA Notable practice case study for my work with the women from BME communities, AFSA awards and internal recognitions from SFRS through the MORE awards.
Prior to working with the Fire Service, she has been a Trainer in the manufacturing industry; she is a trained Nursery Nurse and works as a family support officer. She has also owned her own business and I am a Red Cross volunteer.
she has been part of the member and supporter of National Asian Fire Service Association (AFSA) from the launch back in 2008 and now an executive member and vice chair west midlands region.
National Chair – Mehrban Sadiq
Vice Chair – Diane Dunlevey
Vice Chair – Mohammed Ali
National Advisor – Daryl Oprey
National Advisor – Jagtar Singh
General Secretary – Yasmin Bukahri
Treasurer – Balbir Singh
Vice Treasurer – Wayne McCollin
National Advisor Equality and Diversity – Dalvinder Rai
Advisor Local Government Association – John Edwards
Firefighters Advisor – Parvindar Singh
Members Secretary – Baiju Panchamatia
Minute Secretary – Michael Ogwo
International Project Lead – Mohammed Ali
Strategic Co-ordinator – Mohamed Jogi
Website Consultation –Asha Iqbal