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Swearing in of Dan Petersen

On Friday, March 3rd, Chief Dan Petersen officially got sworn into office. Chief Petersen came to us from Medford, Oregon.

His Career Highlights include:

  • Jackson County Fire District 3 Fire Chief/CEO/Budget Officer
  • City of Medford Fire Department, Deputy Chief of Administration/Training and EMS Chief
  • Valley Fire Service, Captain, Engineer, Firefighter
  • 1st Vice President of the Oregon Fire Chiefs Association

He holds a Masters Degree in Management, a Bachelors Degree in Fire Administration, an Associates Degree in Fire Science and is a graduate from the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program. 

He becomes our 13th fire chief for the organization and the 3rd chief for Unified Fire Authority.