Gerald “Jerry” Kopach Jr. has volunteered as a firefighter since 1983. After graduating from Upper St Clair High School, Jerry went on to have a career in the electrical industry and is currently a Project Manager for a local contracting company. He has served Upper St. Clair Volunteer Fire Department over the years as Lieutenant, Captain, Board of Director, Secretary, Vice President and most recently as President, for a period of 15 years. Jerry still has great pride for the department he has been part of for over 35 plus years.