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Josh Waldo, Fire Chief

Montana State Representative

Bozeman Fire Department
34 N. Rouse Ave
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 582-2351

Chief Josh Waldo currently serves as the Fire Chief in Bozeman, Montana, a position he has held since 2015. Chief Waldo began his career in Tennessee where he served as the Deputy Fire Chief of the Oak Ridge Fire Department and the Fire Chief of the Marlow Fire Department. Chief Waldo is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University holding a Master’s Degree in Safety, Security, and Emergency Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Science & Engineering Technology. Chief Waldo holds the Executive Fire Officer Designation via National Fire Academy and holds three professional designations from the Center for Public Safety Excellence. Chief Waldo was selected as the State of Tennessee Fire Educator of the Year in 2013 and was selected as the Center for Public Safety Excellence Ambassador of the Year for 2017. Chief Waldo is the current Chairman of the International Association of Fire Chiefs Program Planning Committee.