Board of Directors

Greg Megaard

Chief Greg Megaard currently serves as the Fire Chief with the Big Sky Fire Department. Prior to joining Big Sky Fire Department, he had over 18 years as the Deputy Chief-Operations with the Bozeman Fire Department, from 1998 until he retired in 2016.  He holds the Fire Officer designation from CPSE and has been a member …

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Kevin Ward

Kevin Ward has been serving as the Fire chief for Layton City, Utah since 2004. Prior to that, Chief Ward served over 23 years with the Chandler Fire Department, rising through the ranks and retiring as a Battalion Chief. He served as a company officer for 18 years, as well as the Hazardous Materials Team …

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Scott Freitag

Fire Chief Scott Freitag has served in emergency services since 1993, and currently holds the position of Fire Chief for the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority. He started his career with an ambulance service in St. Louis, MO prior to working with the City of St. Charles Fire Department. He spent ten years with …

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Deric Weiss

Deric Weiss has been the fire chief of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue since July 1, 2019. He leads Oregon’s largest fire district that serves more than 530,000 people with a workforce of 650 personnel. TVF&R has only had four chiefs since the District’s formation in 1989. Chief Weiss volunteered and served as an intern …

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Jeff Murray

Jeffrey “Jeff” Murray graduated from Maui High School in 1983. He Enlisted in the United States Air Force and entered in early 1984 as a Fire Protection Specialist. Attended the Community College of the Air Force and Maui CC. After Active Duty, served as USAF reservist at Hickam AFB upon being Honorably Discharged in 89’. …

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Ray Gayk

Fire Chief Ray Gayk began his fire career as volunteer firefighter for the Riverside County Fire Department in 1990.  He completed Paramedic School and began working as a Paramedic for Goodhew Ambulance.  He began his professional fire career in 1994 and worked as a Firefighter Paramedic for Riverside County Fire Department, Redlands Fire Department and …

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Stanley Torres

Assistant Fire Chief Stanley C. Torres has served as the Training Chief for the 36th Civil Engineering Squadron, Andersen Fire & Emergency Services at Andersen Guam since January of 2010. Chief Torres is currently the President of the newly formed Western Pacific Islands Association of Fire Chiefs. Assistant Chief Torres entered the United States Air …

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Mark Correira

Mark Correira is a board member for Western Fire Chiefs Association (WFCA). The WFCA is a registered non-profit and a division of the IAFC.

Jeremy Craft

Jeremy Craft has been in the fire service for the past twenty-eight years. Jeremy began his career as a volunteer for the local ski patrol in Montana. After high school he moved to Utah to pursue a career as a paramedic. It was as a part time employee at South Davis Fire District that he …

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