Kimberly Neisler joined UCF RESTORES in 2019 after retiring as the Fire Chief of the Maitland Fire Rescue Department where she served nearly 37 years beginning her career as a Firefighter/Paramedic. Kimberly has been involved in programs relating to First Responder stress management throughout her career. During her tenure as Fire Chief, Kimberly was tasked with establishing the Central Florida Regional Fire Rescue Behavioral Health Collaborative in order to provide a means for sharing in resources for Peer Support. She serves as the Fire/EMS Outreach Coordinator for UCF RESTORES. Her goal is to help members of the First Responder community become educated on the issues surrounding serving the community during crisis. She will work with members of the Fire Service to help develop Peer Support members through education on REACT. Kimberly holds degrees in EMS, Nursing, and Fire Science. She previously served as an RN/Clinical Educator for Valencia State College’s Paramedic program. She is married to a Law Enforcement Officer and has three daughters, all of which are in the First Responder and/or medical field.