|

Folsom names fire chief

Folsom Fire Chief Ron Phillips

Folsom Fire Chief Ron Phillips

Folsom City Manager Kerry Miller recently announced the appointment of Ron Phillips as fire chief, effective immediately. Chief Phillips has served as Folsom’s deputy fire chief since 2005. He replaces former Chief Dan Haverty, who retired in October.

“We had a stellar crop of candidates and Chief Phillips successfully competed against some of the best talent in the state,” said Miller.  “It is always a gratifying to be able to promote highly qualified internal candidates who prevail in a competitive selection process.”

Chief Phillips has 31 years of fire service experience. He joined the city of Folsom in 2002 as fire marshal, was promoted to deputy fire chief in 2005 and has served as acting fire chief during the recruitment process. Previously, he was deputy fire marshal for the city of Roseville, fire inspector for the city of El Cajon and a firefighter for the Camp Pendleton Fire Department in Oceanside and the U.S. Forest Service in Arcadia.

“I am very proud to be selected to lead this fine department,” said Chief Phillips. “The outstanding men and women of the Folsom Fire Department provide great service to our community and I look forward to leading them in the coming years.”

A resident of Folsom, Chief Phillips will receive an annual salary of $168,000.

This story falls on page ""
Posted by on Dec 7 2010.
Last Login:
Filed under Featured Stories, News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments are closed



Recently Commented

  • Diane Orciuoli: Well written Ann, Thank you for speaking up! I agree with you 100%.
  • James Scott: This article was the first I’d heard about this and it boggled my mind that there was actually a...
  • Veronica Spires: We love the Blue Oak Montessori program! I am a teacher by profession (not at Blue Oak since I have...
  • Ian Wyatt: We met with the David and Jackie and we are informed that Blue Oak is not over-crowded and that the...
  • yvonne morris: I’ve seen many local kids using this trail for their bikes. They’ve always been nice and...