In addition to serving as incident commanders at complex, long-term, or significant incidents, they assist the Fire Chief with administrative functions such as developing budgets, long-term planning, managing resources, and coordinating operations with other agencies.
The Executive Assistant Chief is the Fire Chief's executive officer.
Colonel Kevin Groody
Deputy Chiefs supervise an operational area of the department.
EMS Operations- Colonel Mike Heilman
Fire Operations- Colonel Tom Arnold
Personnel and Safety- Colonel Kevin Tyler
Fire Prevention and Support Services- Lt. Colonel Tony Hairgrove
Division Chiefs have expertise in specific functions in the fire department.
Human Resources - Lt. Colonel Kent Kruer
Supply Management - Lt. Colonel David Colyer
EMS Compliance- Lt. Colonel Keith Brooks
Fire Prevention- Major Steve Hanson
Fleet Maintenance- Major Joe Wolfe
Facilities and Technology- Major Kevin Jump
Planning and Accreditation- Major Brad Michel
Workforce Development- Major Ron Maddux
The protection area of the fire department is divided into 2 geographic areas; referred to as a Battalion.
A Battalion Chiefs leads the men and women who staff the units that respond to incidents. In addition to responding to incidents, Battalion Chiefs also manage the administrative functions of their assigned shift.
Major Eric Dryer
Major Nolan Caudill
Major Rick Haines
Major Sean Taylor
Major Brad Oser
Major Matt Goolsby
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