The Fire Chief provides the overall direction, leadership, and vision for the department. The Administration Division provides administrative support for the Fire Department including customer service, budget preparation and administration, payroll, purchasing, human resources, information technology, policies and procedures/guidelines, setting departmental goals/objectives, planning/research, and fire department data management through information technology.
Melvin D. Low
/Training & Safety
The Fire Chief reports to three Fire Commissioners who are elected by the citizens of the fire district. The Commissioners serve as the policy-makers of the fire district.
|Stanley F. Meyer||Gary L. Pearson||Richard "Dick" C. Wells|
The Fire Commissioners meet the second Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. at Headquarters Station 61, 8047 Normandy Street SE, Olympia, WA 98501. The public is invited and encouraged to attend these meetings.