James Mandeville Fedora EMT, Founder, and Chairman. He has spent the past 6 years as an EMT in the UK and USA. He currently works for a private Emergency Medical Service. He is a veteran of the US Air Force serving as a mechanic and medical first responder. He is a frequent staff member of many anime and pop culture conventions, and over the past ten years has fulfilled many roles ranging from security, medical care, photography, and operations. To date, he has staffed over 70 conventions in the UK, Japan, and USA. He has been an operations and safety adviser to many other pop culture conventions in the UK and USA. He has traveled around the world attending anime, sci-fi and pop culture conventions and is an Eagle Scout. He founded Operation Hammond, the only group dedicated to the unique medical and safety needs of pop culture/convention/event community.