Skip to main content
The Official Web Site of the State of South Carolina

Meet the Fire & Rescue Staff


Anthony Stith - Fire Chief
Anthony Stith came on board as the Fire Chief in 1982. He got his start in the Fire & Rescue industry in 1974 working for the Mount Pleasant Fire Department. In addition to his regular duties as Chief, Anthony also leads Sullivan's Island Volunteer Fire & Rescue Squad and serves as the head of the Maintenance Department. He can be reached at 843-883-5741 or




Mandy Hawver

Amanda Hawver - Assistant Chief
Mandy has been in the fire service for over 24 years. Born and raised in Mount Pleasant and Sullivan’s Island, Mandy started service the citizens of Sullivan’s Island in August of 2003. She started her career as a firefighter and now serves as an Assistant Chief. You can reach Mandy at





Curt Gibbons

William Curtis Gibbons III - Fire Captain
Curt has been in the fire service for 35 years. He started as a volunteer at age 18 with the Isle of Palms Fire Department. After transitioning to a career position as firefighter he served the citizens of Isle of Palms for 10 years rising to the position of Engineer. After leaving the city he became a volunteer with the Sullivan's Island Fire and Rescue while working at Guy C. Lee building materials transitioning into a career position as firefighter in 2003.  During Curt’s time on the Island he has been promoted to Engineer, Lieutenant, and finally Fire Captain. It has been a gratifying journey and a pleasure to serve the citizens of both Islands he likes to call home. Curt can be reached at



Eric Stinnett

Eric Stinnett - Lieutenant
Eric has been working for Sullivan’s Island since 2011 but has been in the fire service for over 19 years. As an avid surfer and stand-up paddleboarder, Eric takes pride in being the first to jump on a jet-ski for a water mission. Eric can be reached at





Stephen Poole

Stephen Poole - Lieutenant
Stephen joined Sullivan’s Island in 2012 as a firefighter. Born and raised in Mount Pleasant he graduated Clemson University before attending the South Carolina Fire Academy. Stephen also works part time for the Public Works department. He can be reached at





Don Harbaugh

Don Harbaugh - Lieutenant 
Don has been with the Sullivan’s Island Fire Department since September 2014. In addition to his regular fire & rescue duties, he works part time for the Public Works department. Don frequently leads fire drill training for the Volunteer Fire & Rescue squad. He can be reached at




Adam IvanAdam Ivan - Firefighter 
Adam was hired in May 2017 to serve the community as a firefighter. In his spare time, he likes to train on the fire equipment and is an avid classic car enthusiast. You can reach Adam at




Paul Sottile

Paul Sottile - Firefighter
Paul began as a volunteer firefighter in June 2016 and was hired full time in July 2017. Prior to the fire service, he served in the Navy on the USS Enterprise. Paul enjoys assisting the residents and visitors of Sullivan’s Island and takes pride in keeping the station and equipment in great condition. You can reach him at




Marc Micalizzi

Marc Micalizzi - Firefighter
Marc began his career as a firefighter in New Jersey. Marc also worked overseas as a contract firefighter for the U.S. Government. He moved to SC where he first join Sullivan’s Island Fire Department as a volunteer while he worked full time for the City of North Charleston. He was hired full time to Sullivan’s Island in July of 2017. He can be reached at




d levay

Drew Levay,  21 Years on 03/04/2023