Sonoma County Fire Chief to lead CalChiefs
Sonoma County Fire Chief Mark Heine will lead one of the state’s largest body of firefighters after being sworn in as president of the California Fire Chiefs Association. Chief Heine was elected to the president’s role by the CalChiefs 800 member agencies on Wednesday, Oct. 17.
On October 17, SCFD Fire Chief Mark Heine was sworn in as the President of the California Fire Chiefs Association.
“It is truly an honor and a privilege to lead this amazing organization as we strengthen and advocate for the California fire service in our services throughout the State of California,” Chief Heine said.
CalChiefs represents more than 800 fire agencies operating across the State of California. Chief Heine will lead a 21-member Board of Directors and professional sections covering all aspects of fire and EMS service delivery across the State.
CalChiefs is a large and diverse professional association whose vision is to be the voice of the California Fire Service. Fire chiefs comprise the parent body of the Association and operate with a nine member Executive Board and an additional 12 Area Directors, seven north and five south, to complete the full board.
CalChiefs membership comes from the more than 800 fire agencies operating in the state of California. Member organizations consist of municipal fire service agencies and fire districts, state and federal government agencies, and corporate fire brigades. Our members range from fire chiefs, executive staff officers, administrative support staff, EMS personnel, associated colleagues from fire service support organizations and vendors.