Mark Niemeyer, Fire Chief

Idaho WFCA Rep.

Meridian Fire Department
33 E. Broadway Ave.,
Meridian, Idaho 83642
(208) 888-1234 office

Chief Mark Niemeyer was born in Seattle, Washington and graduated from Bothell High School.  He attended Central Washington University where he was accepted into and completed his paramedic program.  From 1994 to 2007, Chief Niemeyer worked as a field paramedic and in 2007 left Ada County as a Field Supervisor after accepting the position of Deputy Chief of EMS for the Meridian Fire Department.

In 2010, Chief Niemeyer was named Fire Chief for the Meridian Fire Department by Mayor Tammy de Weerd and confirmed by the City Council. Along with his current duties as Fire Chief he serves as a member of the Ada County-City Emergency Services System, serves on the technical advisory committee for Ada County Emergency Management and Preparedness, and is the Treasurer of the SW Idaho Fire/EMS Chiefs Association. Outside of Meridian, Chief Niemeyer is actively involved in local and state issues that involve the fire service, is the past president of the Idaho Fire Chief’s Association EMS Division, has served as a committee member for the National Fire Protection Agency, and is the current Idaho representative on the Board of the Western Fire Chiefs Association.