From: Marc S. Bashoor, Fire Chief,
TO: Fire/EMS Department
REF: Promotions and RE-assignments
Please join me in congratulating the following folks on their promotions that will be effective Sunday August 26, 2012. I had the distinct honor of speaking with most of them today.
Assistant Fire Chief:
John Dement, Jr.
James Blandford, Jr.
Congratulations to all on a job well done. I expect release of civilian promotions and job announcements in the coming weeks.
The following Assistant Chief reassignments will be occurring effective Monday August 27;
- Alicia Francis from ESC to Executive Officer (XO) to the Fire Chief
- Ron Bridges from XO to Watch Office Overtime reduction unit.
- Howard "Butch" Leonhard from FR&P to ESC Duty Chief
- Dennis Wood from EMS to FR&P
I want to personally thank Ron Bridges for his service and tenure as my XO - and especially want to congratulate him on the birth of his first son.
Battalion Chief Kristen Angel will continue to manage the day-to-day operations of the EMS Office, we will not fill that A/C position at this time.
Assistant Chief Sarra will continue as Duty Chief in ESC with her secondary duties of Telestaff development/management.