Command & support Staff
The Fort Myers Beach Fire District Command and Executive Staff is made up of Chief Officers and Executives that oversee the various branches, divisions, and programs of the organization. These individuals are responsible for the execution of the District’s Mission, Vision, and Values on a daily and long-term basis. The Fort Myers Beach Fire District Command and Executive Staff represents each area of the organization to provide guidance and expertise to the Fire Chief while achieving our strategic plan.
Chief Martin has served in fire and emergency medical services since 1992, with the support of his wife Rose and three children and currently serves the District as the Fire chief 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.
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Human Resources Manager
District Chief of Operations
District Chief Wirth joined the fire service as a volunteer firefighter in 1989. He began serving the public with the Placid Lakes Volunteer Fire Department until 1991, when he joined the Fort Myers Fire Department. Chief Wirth holds an Associate Degree in Fire Science, several fire-related certifications and graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. During his time in the fire service, Chief Wirth has been recognized for his outstanding public service. He has received awards for Dedicated Service, Exceptional Service, the Grand Cordon Award and the George Sanders Firefighter of the Year Award for his role in identifying and capturing a serial arsonist. Chief Wirth has also received multiple Phoenix Awards for successful, life-saving events.
Assistant Chief of Health Services – Randy Kraus
Assistant Chief of Support Services – Chris Armiger
Assistant Chief of Professional Standards and Safety –
Fire Official Campbell has worked in government since 1997. Over the course of her career, she has served in various capacities, working her way through the ranks from a Staff Assistant to Fire Marshal with the Fort Myers Fire Department, where she retired in 2019. Fire Official Campbell has a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University, along with numerous fire certifications. Fire Official Campbell was awarded the Fire Marshal Designation from the Center for Public Safety Excellence and is currently a student in the Executive Fire Officer Program at the National Fire Academy.
Craig Kaufman, Technology & Security Administrator
Life Safety Specialist Bill Genevrino
Life Safety Specialist Ben Noell
Life Safety Specialist Chris Cox
Part-Time Plan Reviewer Brad Henson
Finance and Administrative Services Director
Jane Thompson serves the District as the Director of Finance and Administrative Services. She was born in Michigan but having moved to Cape Coral, Florida as an infant, considers herself a native Floridian. Jane grew up in Cape Coral and as an adult enjoyed volunteering for many organizations such as little league baseball, pop warner football, Saint Andrew Catholic School events and the Kiwanis Club.
Part Time – Accounting Assistant and Payroll Specialist