Courtney served as a commissioner in the department since 1988 and is
currently the chairman of the Board of Fire Commissioners. Previously, Courtney served the department of chief’s office
from 1980 to 1987, where he was chief of the department during the last two of
those years, according to the fire department fall newsletter.
Courtney is also past president of the Nassau County
Association of Fire Districts and was appointed by the governor to sit on the
New York State Arson Board, where he served for 10 years to help strengthen
laws to punish arsonists.
Courtney follows in the footsteps of his father Joseph, who
was a charter member of the Levittown Fire Department and also served the
district as a commissioner.