Executive Assistant Fire Chief of Life Safety & Support Services
Chief Martin has served in fire and emergency medical services since 1992, with the support of his wife Rose and three children. Over the course of his career Chief Martin has served several communities in the Greater Chicago area to include the City of South Bend, Indiana and the University of Notre Dame.
Chief Martin received his accreditation as a Company Officer (CO) from the Center of Public Safety Excellence, holds a Master Degree in Homeland Security and Emergency Management from Long Island University, along with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management with an emphasis on shifting organizational culture. He also holds an Associate of Science Degree in Fire Science Technology and is a Florida State Paramedic.
Chief Martin currently serves the District as the Fire Marshal and leads community risk reduction efforts for our community. Chief Martin’s governing philosophy is to engage citizen partners in being active participants in their own safety initiatives. Chief Martin also believes that any Fire or Medical Emergency the District can mitigate, is the one that never occurs.